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Sayings of Light and Love 34 – St John of the Cross

March 27, 2014 by  
Filed under John of the Cross, Meditations

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Sayings of Light and Love 34 Sayings of Light and Love 34: Well and good if all things change, Lord God, provided we are rooted in you. Saint John of the Cross More “Sayings of Light and Love” + Saint John of the Cross, O.C.D. (1542-1591), priest and Doctor of the Church, considered to be the Doctor of Mystical Theology, was a reformer of the Carmelite Order, along with Saint Teresa of... Read More

What does God really Want from Us? (Part II of II)

October 14, 2013 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Sin, Spiritual Development


…A reader asks: Dear Father John, why does God chastise us for pride and vanity but demands our absolute adoration? I know that men wrote the Bible. These are vices of the ego. I have studied Carl Jung. Is it possible that our interpretation of God was based on our projection of “power” and our human ego structure? What we thought godlike demands would be? I thought God was ego-less…Why... Read More

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