Contemplative life

ON PRESENCE OF GOD AND ASPIRATIONS. SEEK GOD IN THE ORDINARY THINGS OF EACH DAY.


ON PRESENCE OF GOD AND ASPIRATIONS. SEEK GOD IN THE ORDINARY THINGS OF EACH DAY. As in any relationship where love has to be nurtured by frequent dialogue, sweet words and small details of affection, our relationship with God grows when we constantly seek Him throughout the day with acts of love, of faith, of hope; acts of contrition, of petition and of thanksgiving: small prayers called aspirations. Aspirations or short prayers repeated throughout the day maintain the glowing embers of our []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE INFANT JESUS.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE INFANT JESUS Dear friends, below you have the ZENIT translation of Pope Francis’ General Audience address held  Dec. 30, 2015 at St. Peter’s Square. During his address, Pope Francis insisted that by contemplating the Infant Jesus, we come to understand more fully the meaning of his coming among us. Like every baby, the Infant Jesus cries out for our attention; he asks us to care for and protect him. Like every baby, he wants us to smile at []

ON CHRISTMAS DAY: CONTEMPLATING THE BIRTH OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.


ON CHRISTMAS DAY: CONTEMPLATING THE BIRTH OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST “This day shall light shine upon us; for the Lord is born to us.” “This is the great announcement that moves Christians today. Through them it is addressed to all mankind. God is here. This truth should fill our lives, and every Christmas should be for us a new and special meeting with God, when we allow his light and grace to enter deep into our soul (St. Josemaria, Christ is []