Love Means Forgiveness: Deep Conversion, Deep Prayer

we do not react to evil with more evil. Need to remember this, especially in those moments when I’m fatigued, and that’s the moment when a child chooses to throw a tantrum, or talk back, or just plain be obnoxious. THAT is not the time to react with anger....

Unity of Mind: Deep Conversion, Deep Prayer

…. together drink from the same fountains of unity. … unity is always caused. It never happens by random chance. … a divided community — in marriage, parish, religious community — is worldly and immature. Therefore, unity, oneness of mind, harmony, is a...

I Think I Finally Know: Deep Conversion, Deep Prayer

Pages 82-84. … the gospel ideal of “one mind” cannot be forced. Nor does it arise out of the blue because good people want to be “united in mind and heart” (Acts 4:32). Yes, sensible people want this. But mere wishes and velleities are...

Humility and a Shared Vision: Deep Conversion, Deep Prayer

Continuing to read Fr. Thomas Dubay’s Deep Conversion, Deep Prayer. Pages The second main root of conflict is seldom even noticed in our day. It is called illuminism. – emphasis mine I like to call this form of the aberration the privileged-pipeline-to-God...

From Selfishness to Simon of Cyrene: Deep Conversion, Deep Prayer

Yesterday, my young adult daughter had to face a tremendous cross of her own. I tried to be as strong as I could be and didn’t shed any tears until later when I was alone. She handled it by running to Adoration as soon as she could. As soon as she walked in the...