“In any love-story there are usually two stages or phases. There is the initial stage, where love is expressed by the giving of gifts, especially the gift of self. Then there comes a time when it is no longer enough to give gifts to the beloved, but one has to be ready to suffer for her or for him. Only then can it be seen whether the love is real. In the story of a vocation to consecrated virginity there are also […]
I have known for some time how important self-knowledge is to spiritual growth. But it is only lately that I have begun […]
It’s so easy to speak about longing for light during Advent. When I don’t ponder more deeply about it, there is something […]
How happy I am to see myself imperfect and be in need of God’s mercy.
I asked myself today, “How do you really feel about this motherhood thing? Do you want to have children?” I replied, Yes I do. I have always loved children. I always wanted to be a mother and take care of children. I want to love them, protect them, and see them grow up. I want my own children. I do. But that is not my greatest desire. There is something I want even more; and that is fulfilling God’s purpose for me. “Be it […]
It is always Advent until our life’s end on the earth, always Christmas in the hiddenness of heaven…
“Silence is the language of deeper, infused prayer that the Holy Spirit gives to God’s poor children who hunger and thirst for his word. Ultimately it is the ability to live in mystery. For those who enter into this mystery, there is real communication, deep love, full healing and maturity. But how few are ready to pay the price to enter deeply into mystery and stay there. Prayer is a mystery; silence is its language.”
“Let us labor for an inward stillness- An inward stillness and an inward healing. That perfect silence where the lips and heart […]
In prayer it was revealed to me that there are three spiritual pillars I need to root myself deeply in: 1. Prayer […]
More and more I find my soul longing for the pure, the simple, and the kind of radiance that holiness brings.