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Minute Meditations

The Glory of Simply Existing

Oct 1, 2022 Minute Meditations
Its life, so brief and vulnerable, was an act of praise as everyone’s life should be.

The Spirit Enfleshed

Sep 30, 2022 Minute Meditations
Francis no longer saw his body as something apart from him. He was his body; the spirit and body were one. He was one person.

Strength in Suffering

Sep 29, 2022 Minute Meditations
In suffering Francis felt especially close to Jesus. Not that he wanted to punish himself or that he took delight in pain, but in illness he saw a weakness that was strength.

The Courage to Be Yourself

Sep 28, 2022 Minute Meditations
Francis prayed day and night that God would give all people the courage to be themselves instead of what others expected them to be.

A Glimmer of Light Within Darkness

Sep 27, 2022 Minute Meditations
Always bear in mind as a safe general rule that while God tries us by his crosses and sufferings, he always leaves us a glimmer of light by which we continue to have great trust in him and to recognize his immense goodness.

To Love God, Our True Good

Sep 26, 2022 Minute Meditations
Joy is born of happiness at possessing what we love. Now, from the moment at which the soul knows God, it is naturally led to love him.

Confidence in God’s Mercy

Sep 25, 2022 Minute Meditations
At times the spirit is willing and the flesh weak, but God wants the spirit more than anything else.

Peace Is the Way to Perfection

Sep 24, 2022 Minute Meditations
Peace is simplicity of heart, serenity of mind, tranquility of soul, the bond of love.

Saint Pio of Pietrelcina: Pray for Us!

Sep 23, 2022 Minute Meditations
The earthly existence of Padre Pio was abundantly full of mysterious phenomena and events.