The same prompting that told me to serve a mission told me to think about why Christ would say "Verily, verily" (or as it could be translated "Truly, truly") about eating His Flesh and drinking His Blood.
The Six Days of Creation from Scivias By Phillip Campbell One of the most exceptional saints of the 12th century was the German nun, St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179). Though St. Hildegard spent the majority of her life confined to the abbey of Disibodenberg on the Rhine, she was one of the most creative and… Continue reading Guest Post: Visions of St. Hildegard of Bingen
During the consecration, Father Jim, a former tax collector from Massachusetts, invited the small congregation to circle the altar. I didn’t join as I wasn’t going to receive the Eucharist, but Father Jim looked at me and invited me to the circle, saying “You are God’s child too.”
This year I am aiming to write a poem a day, and most of them have something spiritual to them. Here are my last two; I think they are particularly cute. I hope you enjoy! Check back as I share more while I make progress, and if you want to see them as I write… Continue reading Poems & Church-Mice