The Gospel of St. John is both simple and sublime; beautiful and profound. It is best meditated upon through a slow, meditative process known as Lectio Divina. This schedule provides a small portion of the Gospel over seventy-seven days.
Temptation is a difficult experience. However, it is easier to resist when the mind has an arsenal of motives to not give in.
Studies suggest that reading before bedtime is most beneficial for relaxing the mind and body before sleep. This article suggests reasons to choose reading material with care.
The writings of St. John of the Cross are among the most beautiful and inspiring that emerged from the Golden Era of Spain. This article takes an overview of his collected works.
It is not uncommon to find The Spiritual Life by Adolphe Tanquerey on a list of recommended spiritual classics. When first published a century ago, the author intended his treatise primarily for priests and seminarians. However, he expressed his hope that others, such as lay persons, might find it useful for living a more "thoroughly... Continue Reading →