Tag Archives: St. John of Ruysbroeck

Fasting for Spiritual Energy: Brain Food & God-consciousness

Spiritual Energy & God-consciousness The journey begins with your spirit, which becomes empowered by God’s Spirit. Every human being has had the sense of receiving ideas or energy from a source beyond ourselves. We speak of being in-spired, a Spirit-word … Continue reading

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Fasting Prep: the Best of Intentions

Purity of Intentions The morality of an action depends on the motive from which we act.  If I fling half a crown to a beggar with intention to break his head, and he picks it up and buys victuals with … Continue reading

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Compassion: Our Share of Divine Service

Compassion and Divine Service The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. The Lord is good to all, and his compassion is over all that he has made. [Psalm 145:8-9 (NRS)]. Compassion is shared … Continue reading

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