The great mystery is that this daily and most human gesture is the way we...– Henri Nouwen (via brieannaniebuhr)
Simply Orthodox ☦: A Prayer Against Evil and... →
simplyorthodox: O Lord Jesus Christ our God, immortal Son and Word of the living God, Who puttest not to shame them that trust in Thee, Father Who lovest mankind and Lord of all consolation and tender mercies, Who, as before the ages, abidest in Thy Goodness now and unto the ages: Drive away from me,…
If you never let yourself experience your own suffering, you won’t have...– Me
When you shut off your suffering, you shut off your spirituality....– me
They abstain from the Eucharist and from prayer because they do not confess that...– - St. Ignatius of Antioch 110 AD
Separation is Preservation, Not Rejection: The...
…a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing. Ecclesiastes 3:4 Before tackling the role of distance in relationships, as usual, I want to point out that distance serves closeness. It is not It’s enemy. For a generation hungry for affection and intimacy in the world, we can almost get angry at this subject if we are honest. Like I said, separation is not an end in and of itself....
Almighty God, who hast created us in thine own image: Grant us grace fearlessly...– BCP, Prayers 21: Social Justice
Be adored among men, God, three-numberèd form; Wring thy rebel,...– THE WRECK OF THE DEUTSCHLAND, Gerard Manley Hopkins
Musings on the Experience of Love As The Point of...
Life Can be talked about, scrutinized, lectured upon, and still be held at arms reach. In fact I think it is a very comforting thing to speak of deep concepts of love and how it operates so as to exalted oneself high above those who may not be able to describe it ,yet who experience so much more of it than yourself. It is so easy to look at those people and just wish they didn’t have it. It is so...