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Finding God through Meditation – Starting a Prayer Routine

Starting a Prayer Routine Want to start a new prayer routine? Dan and Melissa answer a listener's question on starting a prayer routine. Join them as they offer suggestions on developing a prayer habit and reflect on the book Finding God Through Meditation by St Peter of Alcántara.     Topics/Questions covered in the show: How can I begin a new prayer life if I’ve never successfully... Read More

True Prayer – 30 Days with Teresa of Avila – Day 22 Reflections

True Prayer 30 Days with Teresa of Avila Day 22 Reflections Divine Intimacy Radio Dan and Melissa discuss the impact of suffering on prayer and how to differentiate true prayer from manufactured prayer. Listen as they reflect on letters from St. Teresa from the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila. Topics/Questions covered in the show: Where does suffering come from? Why does God allow suffering? Where... Read More

The Powerful Crown of Roses

The Powerful Crown of Roses In the kingdom of men, the crowns made of durable, precious metals yield the symbol of power and dominion. In the Kingdom of God, it is always the opposite. It is those crowns made from living vines and branches that God chooses to show that true power is found in those rooted in the earth – in other words, in humility (derived from the Latin humus meaning “from the... Read More

The Rosary – Mary’s School (Part I of II)

September 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Fr. Najim, Mary, Rosary

The Rosary – Mary's School (Part I of II) October is traditionally the month of the Rosary. As we get ready to observe that month, I’d like to reflect on a great Catholic tradition that I believe is one of the best ways to practice meditation and to progress in contemplative prayer: the Rosary. Catholics, and others, pray the Rosary to contemplate more deeply the mysteries of Christ’s life. Obviously,... Read More

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