‘not every angel is terrible’ Gwyn Davy

Two lonely people with differing backgrounds find themselves crossing paths while living in the beautiful city of Prague. They soon discover, however, that they have a shared love of history, and also come to appreciate each other’s love of the works of Rainer Maria Rilke and Matsuo Basho. Fifty-something Englishman Edward Stone is divorced and semi-retired, a man with his own mind who is an enthusiastic blogger and walker. Thirty-something Brita Kraus has never married, and whilst she enjoys her independence, also feels there is something greatly missing from her life, the result of a family tragedy which she dare not divulge to anyone – until now.

Lenten Preparation Novena to THE HOLY FACE of JESUS – Day Two – 21 February — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Lenten PreparationNovena to the Holy FaceDAY TWO “All those who, attracted by My Love and venerating My Countenance, shall receive, by virtue of My Humanity, a brilliant and vivid impression of My Divinity. This splendour shall enlighten the depths of their souls, so that in eternal glory the celestial court shall marvel at the marked […]

Lenten Preparation Novena to THE HOLY FACE of JESUS – Day Two – 21 February — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 18 February – Interior Silence — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 18 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) Interior Silence “God speaks readily when our souls are silent.He cannot be heard in the noise of the world.But we do not have to abandon our normal way of life in order to find a little interior recollection.It is enough to […]

Thought for the Day – 18 February – Interior Silence — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 16 February – The Duties of Our State — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 16 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Duties of Our State “Some are called by God to the lofty state of the Ptiesthood, or of the Religious Life.This is a very great grace.We should co-operate generously and do our best to overcome any obstacles we meet. Others […]

Thought for the Day – 16 February – The Duties of Our State — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 15 February – The Order of the Day — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 15 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Order of the Day “Besides organising our day on the basis of a timetable, it is wise to work out, in advance, the way in which we shall behave during the different hours.It is easy to be taken by surprise, […]

Thought for the Day – 15 February – The Order of the Day — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 14 February – The Early Hours of the Day — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 14 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Early Hours of the Day “Unfortunately, there are many who never give the slightest thought to God when they rise in the morning.Or perhaps they think that a quick mechanical Sign of the Cross satisfies all their religious obligations. A […]

Thought for the Day – 14 February – The Early Hours of the Day — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 13 February – The Causes of Discontent — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 13 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Causes of Discontent “There are a few people in the world, who are always content.They walk lightly upon the earth, for their minds are already with God in Heaven and their hearts are united to Him. Have they any anxieties […]

Thought for the Day – 13 February – The Causes of Discontent — AnaStpaul

Quote/s of the Day – 11 February – The Immaculate Virgin Mary (Reblog)

Quote/s of the Day – 11 February – Apparition of the Immaculate Virgin Mary at Lourdes “This Virgin Motherof the Only begotten of God,is called Mary,…

Quote/s of the Day – 11 February – The Immaculate Virgin Mary

Thought for the Day – 9 February – The Use of Creatures — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 9 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Use of Creatures “The Saints understood clearly what our attitudes to creatures should be.Created things should be a reflection of eternal beauty whicb entices us to love God, the Source and Origen of all things.They should form a ladder, which […]

Thought for the Day – 9 February – The Use of Creatures — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 8 February – Doing Everything for the Love of God — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 8 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) Doing Everythingfor the Love of God “In one of his letters, Luther wrote that he was so busy that he had no time to read his Breviary, nor to offer Holy Mass.There is no doubt that it was this estrangement from […]

Thought for the Day – 8 February – Doing Everything for the Love of God — AnaStpaul