Tag Archives: St. Francis de Sales

Spiritual Dryness: Renewing the Listless Heart

Spiritual Dryness Your favor, O Lord, made me as secure as a mountain. Then you turned away from me, and I was shattered. [Psalm 30:7 ]. I am sick at heart. How long, O Lord, until you restore me? Return, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fasting for Catharsis, Renewal & Purification

Fasting for Catharsis, Renewal & Purification As for those who avoid the [truly] grave sins and shameful deeds – even though they may sometimes stumble — behold, thy Lord is vast in forgiveness. He is fully aware of you when He brings … Continue reading

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Fasting As an Attitude: Ten (10) Psychological Qualities of Fasting (1/2)

 Ten (10) Psychological Qualities of Fasting And whoever does more good than he is bound to do does good unto himself thereby; for to fast is to do good unto yourselves — if you but knew it.  [Quran 2:184]. Our … Continue reading

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