Sacred Monotony, Resting in God

St. Augustine said that our hearts are restless until they rest in God. “Resting in God” sounds like a great idea but it often seems we are too busy to take time to rest in God. The restlessness continues. So we try to do or schedule just a little bit more, thinking that maybe that restless feeling will go away. My experience, however, is that it … Continue reading Sacred Monotony, Resting in God

Brother Lawrence – Chapel of the Heart

It is not necessary to be always in church to be with God, we can make a private chapel of our heart where we can retire from time to time to commune with Him, peacefully, humbly, lovingly; everyone is capable of these intimate conversations with God, some more, others less; He knows what we can do. Let us begin – perhaps He is only waiting … Continue reading Brother Lawrence – Chapel of the Heart

The Season After Pentecost – Ordinary Time

The Feast of Pentecost, one of the Church’s principal feasts, was celebrated just a few days ago on Sunday, May 31, 2009. We have now entered the Season after Pentecost. The Sundays during this time all seem the same. The liturgical color stays green and not much changes. There are few major feasts or celebrations. We are in what is sometimes referred to as ordinary … Continue reading The Season After Pentecost – Ordinary Time