There is a wonderful story of Francis of Assisi well before the founding of the Franciscan order, running after a poor man that he had first refused to give to: “On one occasion … contrary to his custom, he sent away emptyhanded a certain poor man who had begged alms … As soon as he … Continue reading Franciscan Spirituality (2) – The Compassion of the True Self
The Power of Holy Love
. He wished To share . The power Of holy love . With all Of creation . That was his true Uniquely . Personal Vocation. . "St. Francis in Ecstasy" - Bellini
Spiritual Reflection: Meeting the Interrupter…
We should never use the argument of "spirituality" to hide from morality and the call of compassion for others. Sometimes we can over-spiritualise life. If we have got ourselves all nicely set up for some silent reading, meditation or prayer, and suddenly we are interrupted by someone in need, do we turn away, or put … Continue reading Spiritual Reflection: Meeting the Interrupter…
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