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Saints, psalmists and prophets have all referenced love of God as being akin to great romance.
Whether romance or friendship, love for God is based on relationship.
And relationship takes time, attention and commitment.
“The only way I can explain it is in human terms,” Sister Ruth Ksycki, OSB says.
“Building a relationship with God is like becoming good friends with someone.”
The Lord’s Prayer might be the most important Christian prayer ever written.
Given to us by Jesus during the Sermon on the Mount, the Lord’s Prayer shows us both how to pray and what to pray for. It shows us how to live our lives. Continue Reading
Well, we had our last discussion on A Man Called Ove and we decided the old curmudgeon is likable after all.
Like every other week, there was lots to discuss! Continue Reading
By Sister Mary Core, OSB
Who would have guessed that we would grow fonder of Ove … and yet we have! Continue Reading
Maintaining a welcoming stance is sometimes a little challenging. We don’t always feel like it!
Nevertheless, we are called to hospitality for good reason.
By greeting all as Christ, we keep our own hearts soft. We invite others to respond with openness and gentleness. And we extend God’s own welcome into the world.
Sister Stefanie MacDonald offers this 3-part method for practicing hospitality with everyone. Continue Reading