Sometimes I think that if you're not in battle with God, you might not be moving at all. The meaning of 'Israel' is the God-Wrestler, someone who 'contends with God'. I think we all need to go through that challenge, if only that we can be broken by it. I'm not saying...
Dominic de Souza
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This morning was really struck by this thought. Confirmation is the Surprising Sacrament. here's why: It goes to work in your soul like a seed in the earth. Like yeast in bread. It's not like Confession, Baptism, or Eucharist. You receive those Sacraments, and you...
The Mysteries of the Rosary retold from the point of view of the Hero’s Journey, focusing on the theme of Transformation through 20 steps of choice and act.
Fra Angelico is interrupted during Lauds to receive a mysterious child. He is then taken on a midnight Christmas visit to rescue a lost, little girl.
Ready to crash from exhaustion, Fra Angelico’s guardian angel takes him on a mission to Mt. Carmel, then to the Forges in Angelium, and lastly to Aylesford.
Interrupted in his chores, Fra Angelico returns to Roman Israel for healing waters, and then flies to Capernaum in time to heal the centurion’s servant.
Good fiction has to be real, with real people, brokenness and sin, otherwise how else is any exploration of redemption possible? Some thoughts on a photo.