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Minute Meditations

Reaching Out to the Other

Aug 17, 2022 Minute Meditations
He began that day to breathe out more than to breathe in, to turn outward rather than inward, to do rather than think about doing.

Everything Is Gift

Aug 16, 2022 Minute Meditations
To Francis everything in him and around him was a gift from his Father in Heaven.

Reflect God in Your Life

Aug 15, 2022 Minute Meditations
Clare asks, are you becoming a mirror of Christ for others to see and follow? She wants us to reflect Christ in our lives

Francis and Clare

Aug 14, 2022 Minute Meditations
Many metaphors have been employed to paint the picture of the relationship between Francis and Clare of Assisi.

Creating a Rule

Aug 13, 2022 Minute Meditations
As Clare had labored over the years in doing the fine handwork that helped support the monastery, she now set herself the task of a written text.

Clare’s Charism

Aug 12, 2022 Minute Meditations
Clare’s importance stems from the fact that she was the recipient of a powerful charism of her own—a gift bestowed by the Spirit of the Lord and given to her in a fullness and forcefulness that was hers alone.

‘Clear, Precious, and Beautiful’

Aug 11, 2022 Minute Meditations
In the long dark time of his illness, was it Clare who was this “pretiose, belle, clarite” companion whose light helped him endure encroaching blindness and searing pain?

Weaving Prayer and Work

Aug 10, 2022 Minute Meditations
Weaving prayer and productive work created the balance within their hearts and minds that allowed them to keep moving.

The Story of Redemption

Aug 9, 2022 Minute Meditations
The story of redemption portrayed on the Cross helped her to anchor her soul in that mystery.