Tag Archive: spirituality

The Start of Russia’s Long Lent: An Appreciation of Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s “The Red Wheel”

“The great Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn offers a profound and powerful meditation on the rise of the Bolsheviks in ‘The Red Wheel’…”

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A Thorn

“A thorn, I asked—one from His crown…”

Happiness and Resolution: Lent as a Reset Button

“How can Lent become a spiritual reset button? Well, instead of merely abstaining from chocolate and meat and saying a few extra prayers, I decided to use Lent as a time to reevaluate my spiritual life.”

An Old Man Fishing

“Why do you sit and wait for the fish to be caught?”

Kingdom Come: Five Spiritual Exercises for Lent

“Reflect upon how you yourself are going to reflect God’s love in your own life, to bring His ‘Kingdom Come’…”

Oak King

“My roots are messengers to earth and water; my branches are messengers to air and fire…”

Miraculous Waters: A Troubadour’s Link to Lourdes

“My grandmother Mairie would also travel back to her homeland once and awhile to see her family, and would always go to Lourdes when there…”

Holy Communion

“One who descends daily,
and, who, humbly in
the hands of His priests,
invites our entry into holy
communion once again…”