Powerful prayers of St. Teresa of Ávila

I have been blessed to visit many holy places. One of these places was the Convent of St. Teresa of Ávila. This is one of those places where you stand in awe. As the tingling sensation runs down your spine and the presence is felt …

The prayer of Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patricks Breastplate

This St. Patrick’s Day prayer has come down through the centuries and remains popular today. Here are the beautiful words of the prayer: I arise todayThrough a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity,Through belief in the Threeness,Through confession of the Onenessof the Creator of …

Meeting God in Prayer – Wherever We Are

God meets us here “Sometimes we don’t have the energy to climb the stairs or jump off the dock. Wherever we are in this moment: in community, in solitude, in joy, in sorrow, with motivation, or with great exhaustion… God meets us here.” ~ Richard …

On my way … Day 15 … Castrojeriz to Fromista

Canal fromista

Sunday May 27th … 25 km… 16 miles …. Sunny and Warm  Today, I read my journal before we started walking. I was hoping something would speak to me and I could meditate on it as I walked.  Step by Step Journal … Day 15  “So …

Simply pray like St. Francis

francis pray

Francis of Assisi (13th century) simply wanted to live as Jesus did—as a wandering preacher with as few material possessions as possible. Francis never set out to found an order, but amazingly, people began to emulate him. The “Order of Friars Minor,” which we now call …

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