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August 2017

Chatting about: Overcoming dryness in the spiritual life

Dry times in our faith journey are bound to happen, but we often approach it with the attitude of “why me?” How might it help to put it in perspective by considering St. Francis’ explanation that at times the dryness is a fault of our own? Or, how does that not help you? St. Francis […]

Dryness in our Spiritual Life

We are often ourselves the cause of our own dryness and barrenness     Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   We continue our series with Part IV, Chapter 14, “Dryness and Spiritual Barrenness​,“ from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis encourages us and admonishes in times of spiritual aridity. So much for what […]

Assumption of Mary- St. Francis de Sales

LETTER XXVI. To A SISTER OF THE VISITATION. On the Feast of the Assumption. AH! how lovely is this dawning of the eternal day, which, rising towards heaven, goes on, methinks, ever increasing in the benedictions of its incomparable glory ! May the odors of eternal sweetness, spread over the hearts of her servants, fill […]