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Songs of the Heart by Joan Chittister

When can we not quit?

Excerpt from Songs of the Heart: Reflections on the Psalms

Mar 23, 2020

The Monastery of the Heart:Benedictine Spirituality for Contemporary Seekers

Into the cave of the heart

Excerpt from The Monastery of the Heart:Benedictine Spirituality for Contemporary Seekers

Mar 9, 2020

With one eye on the needs

Excerpt from The Monastery of the Heart:Benedictine Spirituality for Contemporary Seekers

Mar 2, 2020

The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage by Joan Chittister

The direction we take

Excerpt from The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage

Feb 18, 2020

Called to Question: a spiritual memoir by Joan Chittister

Punctuated by God

Excerpt from Called to Question

Feb 10, 2020

Sacred Seed: A Collection of Essays

Seeds of a New Humanity, an essay by Joan Chittister

Excerpt from Sacred Seed: A Collection of Essays

Feb 3, 2020

Prayer for Leadership

Excerpt from The Legacy of Leadership

Jan 27, 2020

The Monastery of the Heart

Creation from chaos

Excerpt from The Monastery of the Heart: An Invitation to a Meaningful Life

Jan 21, 2020

Welcome to the Wisdom of the World

A Solitary Life

Excerpt from Welcome to the Wisdom of the World

Jan 13, 2020

A New Year's Gift

Jan 6, 2020

In Search of Belief by Joan Chittister

Until Christmas comes again

Excerpt from In Search of Belief

Dec 23, 2019

O Antiphons

For whom we wait

Dec 16, 2019

Hope is not for easy times

Dec 9, 2019

Uncommon Gratitude: Alleluia For All That Is by Joan Chittister

Alleluia every day

Excerpt from Uncommon Gratitude: Alleluia For All That Is

Dec 3, 2019

A Monastery Almanac by Joan Chittister

The opposite of life

Excerpt from A Monastery Almanac

Nov 18, 2019

The Sacred In-Between by Joan Chittister

A matter of time

Excerpt from The Sacred In-Between

Nov 11, 2019

The Gift of Years :Growing Older Gradually by Joan Chittister

What are we leaving behind?

Excerpt from The Gift of Years :Growing Older Gradually

Nov 4, 2019

The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

The Force of Daily Life

Excerpt from The Liturgical Year

Oct 28, 2019

Wisdom Distilled from the Daily by Joan Chittister

The willingness to be changed

Excerpt from Wisom Distilled from the Daily

Oct 21, 2019

 A Passion For Life by Joan Chittister

You are here for nothing else than to strive

Excerpt from A Passion For Life

Oct 15, 2019

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