Tag Archives: Christianity

Beg, borrow, or steal buy: Introduction to the Devout Life

In this occasional series of posts, I recommend resources for you and your family in 100 words or less. More detailed reviews may come later. By St. Francis de Sales. The classic spiritual guide for lay people. Practical and specific … Continue reading

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St. Therese’s astonishing trust in God

The other day, I read this passage from one of St. Therese of Lisieux‘s letters, in Jacques Philippe’s The Way of Trust and Love: “[A child who has sinned] throws himself into his father’s arms, telling him that he is … Continue reading

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Beg, borrow, or steal buy: Time for God by Jacques Philippe

In this occasional series of posts, I recommend resources for you and your family in 100 words or less. More detailed reviews may come later. Traditional teaching on prayer from a Catholic perspective. Contemporary author. Relevant examples. Easy to read. … Continue reading

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What is contemplation? Part I

ontemplation for Carmelites is the summit of the spiritual life on earth. It is (or should be) the goal of all Christians. It is what we prepare our kids for in our homeschool. But there is a lot of misunderstanding … Continue reading

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Beg, borrow, or steal buy: Golden Children’s Bible

In this occasional series of posts, I recommend resources for you and your family in 100 words or less. More detailed reviews may come later. Beautiful, traditional language. The Bible, slightly edited–not a book of paraphrased Bible stories. Artwork inspired … Continue reading

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