Evangelization, Mercy, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: In Search of Water

Then, leaving her water jar, the woman went back to the town and said to the people, “Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Messiah?” They came out of the town and made their way toward him. John 4:28 Growing up as a southern girl in a small town, where everyone… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: In Search of Water

Virtue, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: To Guard Their Soul

"Prayer and fasting, worship and adoration, Scripture and sacraments and sacramentals all provide the weapons of our spiritual warfare. With them we go on the offensive against the Evil One. But the virtues provide our defense armor...They are our best defense against his attacks, for they guard our minds and hearts from his deceptions and temptations. " Paul… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: To Guard Their Soul

Contemplation & Spirituality, Examen, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Examen-ing Wholeness

Wholeness /ˈhōlnəs/ noun 1.the state of forming a complete and harmonious whole; unity. 2.the state of being sound in mind and body. (Google;Miriam Webster) What is wholeness in our world today? Acclaimed by wellness centers and gurus alike, we might encounter this term in promises spoken and broken. Or, perhaps as a hopeful wish to one… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Examen-ing Wholeness

Spiritual Direction, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Spiritually Restless?

"Is there a quiet stream underneath the fluctuating affirmations and rejections of my little world? Is there a still point where my life is anchored and from which I can reach out with hope and courage and confidence?’ While realizing my growing need to step back, I knew that I could never do it alone.”… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Spiritually Restless?

Community and Tradition, Contemplation & Spirituality, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Thy True Self

“For me to be a saint means to be myself. Therefore the problem of sanctity and salvation is in fact the problem of finding out who I am and of discovering my true self.” ― Thomas Merton New year's resolutions and Lenten commitments have one important common thread, they are only as effective as they are… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Thy True Self

Accompaniment, Discernment, ministry, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: The Grace of Vulnerability

“My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” I will rather boast most gladly of my weaknesses, in order that the power of Christ may dwell with me..for when I am weak, then I am strong."2 Cor. 12:9-10 What does it mean to be vulnerable? From its Latin root, this word… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Grace of Vulnerability

Discernment, Lay Ministry, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Good and Faithful Servant

"A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one-- to each according to his ability..." Mt 25: 14-30  Today's Gospel reading, if only taken on its surface, can leave us with a challenging understanding of… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Good and Faithful Servant