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Time With God

One of my favorite times of day is the early morning, when I am blessed to watch a sunrise over the water.

There are moments of silence and peace before the noise of the day takes over. 96 more words

Angels and Beasts in the Arena’s Dark Night

By Heather DuBois 

Sunday’s Gospel: “The Spirit drove Jesus into the wilderness, where he stayed for forty days. There he was put to the test by Satan. 800 more words


Swimming Under Water

Hi everyone, it has been awhile.  The ghost of wandering is back and I am wrestling with him.

To reach satisfaction in all
desire its possession in nothing. 282 more words


The Gifts of Knowledge and Piety in the Contemplative Life

We normally say that four Gifts of the Holy Spirit pertain to action, and three pertain to contemplation. Depending on whom you ask, the three contemplative Gifts of the Holy Spirit are Wisdom, Understanding, and Knowledge or Wisdom, Understanding, and Piety. 672 more words

Thoughts And Writings


“To reach the supernatural bounds a person must depart from his natural bounds and leave self far off in respect to his interior and exterior limits in order to mount from a low state to the highest.”

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CB365 Day 27

Today’s Readings:
Genesis 40-41
Psalm 26
Matthew 14:22-36

Listen to today’s Podcast! CB365 Day 27 (click the link)


Notes:  If you’ve ever been in the ocean, whether on a boat or playing in the waves, you may have encountered the power of the sea. 596 more words


When John Cites Thomas

Do the Doctors of the Church disagree about contemplation? If they do, not much. That’s one of the main points that this blog has made by its existence. 167 more words

Passio Divinorum