Tag Archives: Francis of Assisi

Choices – Beginning Again

For the next few months, this blog will occasionally look at the concept of choice. It is true that “Life is a sum of all your choices.” But do we even realize that every response involves a choice, that we … Continue reading

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Loving our Lepers

One of the most moving stories about St. Francis of Assisi involves his revulsion for lepers. This revulsion is understandable since lepers were ostracized from society and most often were dirty and smelly and disfigured. One day Francis came across … Continue reading

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Quote for Today (and every Day)

This quote brought me to tears this morning.  The beauty of the writing enhances the beauty of the thought. “I beg you, Lord, let the glowing and honey-sweet force of your love draw my mind away from all things that … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Today

Living as Apprentices Thoughts From Fr. Richard Rohr: “The path of descent is the path of transformation. Darkness, failure, relapse, death, and woundedness are our primary teachers, rather than ideas or doctrines.”     Thoughts From Francis of Assisi (whose … Continue reading

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