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Dark Night of the Soul is a way of Purgation

I was reading the Dark Night of the Soul the other day and I was inspired by St. John of the Cross’ image to represent the process of purgation through contemplation. He used the analogy that God is a painter … Continue reading

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My Cocoon

I’ve been blessed to fall in love with God all over again. This time was like no other. My current call is to be still and know that He is God. I am caught in a place where only transformation … Continue reading

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Covenant love

Learning to love is not an easy task. It takes good examples, commitment and time. Good examples can be found in our parents, friends, or community. This weekend, I witness covenant love at the City of the Lord Convocation. My … Continue reading

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Candy Hearts

I never liked the candy hearts made for Valentine’s Day. Sure, I like to be told sweet things, but I am not impressed with imprints on a piece of candy that does not taste good. The older I get, the … Continue reading

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Memories of the Heart

Simply lovely– Your Face in all its ways. Simply beautiful– Your breathe seeking my lungs So exquisite your kiss and lips on my head. So loving, my God. What do you want from my heart? I lay here in silence … Continue reading

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My Mother: Our Lady of Grace

Mother Mary You hold me close as I rest upon your shoulder, Close to your  heart I hear every beat proclaiming Christ’s love. You are His Pure Vessel You come to us as a gift, as a mother– Someone to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Sisterhood Starts in the Heart

My sister and I are extremely close. So close that we often don’t need words; we only need laughter. We are not only sisters in blood; we are sisters in our hearts. I have been contemplating the brokenness with my sisters in … Continue reading

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