Franciscan Spirit Blog

Holy, Wholly Healthy: When Your Suffering Can’t Be Seen

When we do not see someone’s symptoms, we might assume that the person is not suffering.
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Three Minutes with God: Meditations on Hope

Will what I do during my lifetime make any difference? Maybe in the present, but what about years from now?
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Three Minutes with God: The Power of Prayer

We often are deaf to God’s presence, loving inspirations, guidance, tenderness, and mercy because of the noise around us and inside us.
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Three Minutes with God: Strength in Suffering

Three Minutes with God features hundreds of inspiring reflections and prayers that will remind you to rejoice and praise God.
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Seeking Balance in a Crisis

When Scripture encourages us to “fear not,” God isn’t promising to keep us safe, just to stay with us.
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Beginning Again with St. Francis

Conversion is the ongoing process of learning to live the gospel way of life given to us by Jesus and revealed to us by Francis and Clare.
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Six Books on St. Francis of Assisi

These books celebrate the life and legacy of Assisi's favorite son.
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