Monthly Archives: April 2013

St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380) ON PRAYER

[This is the ? of a series of posts featuring a saint, mystic, or writer to include some of their thoughts on prayer as well as a prayer written by or ascribed to him or her.] Be who God meant … Continue reading

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St. John Vianney (1786-1859) ON PRAYER

Prayer is to our soul what rain is to the soil.  Fertilize the soil ever so richly, it will remain barren unless fed by frequent rains.   Prayer is the inner bath of love into which the soul plunges itself. … Continue reading

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A Better Ressurrection by Christina Georgina Rossetti – Mystic Monday

A Better Ressurection I have no wit, no words, no tears; My heart within me like a stone Is numbed too much for hopes or fears. Look right, look left, I dwell alone; I lift mine eyes, but dimmed with … Continue reading

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Passover Then you shall take some of the blood, and put it on the door posts and the lintels of the houses . . . and when I see the blood, I shall pass over you, and no plague shall … Continue reading

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