Dear Ones, Here in the silence of my tiny room at the nursing home, I sit lonely. The diminishments and pain of aging continue unremitting. I cannot hear, my eyesight is failing rapidly, and now, my joy and comfort in […]Read More about A Letter From Betty
André Grioux. Forest Interior with a Waterfall. National Gallery of Art. Humility is the way of Love. The descending way of humility is the movement toward the true self’s realization. It is the highest virtue and the root of every […]Read More about The Descending Way
Dear Ones, God created us in love and longs to recreate us in mercy. He is calling us to wholeness. Wholeness comes when we choose to commit to doing our part to develop and integrate all three parts of our […]Read More about A Letter From Betty
Berthe Morisot. Dans Le Parc. Petit Palais, Paris ‘I am loved by God more than I can either conceive or understand.’ Let this fill all your soul…and never leave you. You will soon see that this is the way to […]Read More about What Would It Be Like?
Francisco de Zurbarán. Still Life with Lemons, Oranges and a Rose. Norton Simon Museum. Nothing is so one with the nature of God as stillness. To live a spiritual life is to live in the presence of God—to be still […]Read More about Stillness
Dear Ones, Our quest is simply to know God. This encounter with the living God is what we are hungry for. We have been created by God to need God and have been given an infinite capacity for Him. Our […]Read More about A Letter From Betty
Jean Baptiste Carpeaux. Pietà. Metropolitan Museum of Art To grow, to be reborn, one must remain vulnerable–open to love but also hideously open to the possibility of more suffering. Anne Morrow Lindbergh If we are to come face to face […]Read More about God’s Hideous Vulnerability
Antonio Ciseri. Ecce Homo. Museo Cantonale d’Arte The moment when Jesus was handed over by one of His best friends to those who would do with Him as they pleased, was the turning point in Jesus’ ministry. It was a […]Read More about From Action to Passion