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Reflections on The Poverello (7): Kindess for a Stranger

The Little Flowers of St. Francis does not portray all of the first Franciscans as saints.  There is realism about human nature which helps to remind us that although Francis of Assisi himself was clearly an extraordinary person, many others were quite normal, recognisable human beings with normal, recognisable human faults! One of the stories … Continue reading Reflections on The Poverello (7): Kindess for a Stranger

Inspiring Paintings: Much Very Ordinary in the Spiritual Way

There is much That is very ordinary In the spiritual way . Faithfulness Perseverance Kindess . Self-control Patience And love . May guard Your soul Each day. . "Christ in the House of His Parents" by John Millais is an ordinary scene but one packed with symbolism of a wound, of a bowl of water, … Continue reading Inspiring Paintings: Much Very Ordinary in the Spiritual Way