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In God's Holy Light: Wisdom From the Desert Monastics by Joan Chittister

Our doorway to peace

Excerpt from In God's Holy Light: Wisdom From the Desert Monastics

Jun 18, 2019

In Search of Belief by Joan Chittister

The Spirit of God is a wild thing

Excerpt from In Search of Belief

Jun 10, 2019

Breath of the Soul: Reflections on Prayer by Joan Chittister

The heart of God

Excerpt from Breath of the Soul: Reflections on Prayer

Jun 3, 2019

The Visitation, artwork by Janet McKenzie

Tend and befriend

Excerpt from Holiness & the Feminine Spirit: the art of Janet McKenzie

May 28, 2019

Called to Question by Joan Chittister

Sacrament of friendship

Excerpt from Called to Question:a spiritual memoir

May 20, 2019

In Search of Belief by Joan Chittister

What kind of sign is Mary?

Excerpt from In Search of Belief

May 14, 2019

Mary of Nazareth, an eRetreat with Joan Chittister

Meant for emptying

Excerpt from Mary of Nazareth, an eRetreat with Joan Chittister

May 6, 2019

The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage

Uncommon generosity, uncommon courage

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

Apr 29, 2019

The Way of the Cross:The Path to New Life by Joan Chittister

The real crosses of our lives

Excerpt from The Way of the Cross: The Path to New Life

Apr 15, 2019

Worth it, come what may

Excerpt from Gospel Days

Apr 8, 2019

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

The “I am not worthy” argument

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

Apr 1, 2019

What Are Your Looking For? by Joan Chittister

Only one vocation in life

Excerpt from What Are You Looking For?:Seeking the God Who Is Seeking You

Mar 25, 2019

The Way of the Cross:The Path to New Life by Joan Chittister

An act of compassion

Excerpt from The Way of the Cross: The Path to New Life

Mar 18, 2019

The quality of greatness

Mar 11, 2019

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

Beyond the pain of the present

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

Mar 4, 2019

For Everything a Season by Joan Chittister

Spirituality of urgent patience

Excerpt from For Everything a Season

Feb 25, 2019

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

From Joan Chittister’s New Book

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

Feb 20, 2019

A valentine note

Feb 11, 2019

Welcome to the Wisdom of the World by Joan Chittister

Five attributes of balance

Excerpt from Welcome to the Wisdom of the World

Feb 4, 2019

Illuminated Life by Joan Chittister

The balm of kindness

Excerpt from Illuminated Life: Monastic Wisdom for Seekers of Light

Jan 28, 2019

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