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Discernment Sundays – Chat Room

Unseemly Words, and the Respect Due to Others

Our idle words are a sharp weapon against our neighbor’s heart     Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   On Sunday we will chat about our impure words. We continue our series with Part III, Chapter 27 “Unseemly Words, and the Respect Due to Others​” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis teaches us […]

Chatting about: Piety and Our Hearts

  SrSusan (: At the end here Saint Francis touches upon the age-old tension between a person’s outward pious practices and the disposition of the heart. How might this connect when in Matthew 9:13 Jesus quotes Hosea 6:6: “I desire mercy, not sacrifice”? More simply, we could ask: What is the difference between the ‘bending […]

How to Speak of God according to St Francis de Sales

Your lips should be ever sweetened with your God     Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   On Sunday we will chat about our words. We continue our series with Part III, Chapter 26: “Conversation; and, First, How to Speak of God​” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis teaches us the importance […]