Seven Pages of Solitude
By Michelle Francl-Donnay
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Seek God in all things, advised St. Ignatius of Loyola. Seasonal eflections from a Roman Catholic mother on her own search for God in all things - teens, laundry, silence and chaos.
||CleanIHM Conference Center Reflection: Choosing the better part in the crazymadbusy times||The end of the calendar year can be anything but relaxing, we become an army of Martha's marching...||12/6/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLent 2: Fast Forward||Fasting while trapped in a crowded plane on a Lenten Friday brought a new perspective - a moment ...||3/11/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLent 1: Scrabbling Through Lent||What do you give up for Lent? One year I took up playing Scrabble for Lent and found in the prac...||3/7/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpiphany: Gifts of Myrrh||Two years ago the Feast of the Epiphany found me, unlike the Magi at the end of their quest, just...||1/4/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristmas: Through the Cross, Joy||We're enraptured by the gentle baby, not to mention the angels singing in the heavens and the wis...||12/26/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvent 4: Open Wide the Gates||O Wisdom! O Lord of Light! O King of the Nations! Since at least the 12th century the magnifice...||12/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGod listens back||In a letter to a friend, Jesuit theologian and mystic Karl Rahner offers a recipe for preparing f...||12/14/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvent 3: Poor Gifts||I wonder how Mary felt after Jesus’ birth. She held God within her, knew His movements intimately...||12/10/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFlight into silence||The end of the semester chaos threatens to send me crashing to the ground, but memories of a flig...||12/9/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvent 2: A waiting people||"Yet those who wait for the LORD will gain new strength..." Is 40:31a In the Hebrew the word we...||12/5/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvent 1: Extravagant Unbusyness||Sometimes the most extravagant use of our time is to do nothing. In the midst of a time of year ...||12/4/2010||Free||View in iTunes|