Haiku: Emptiness

Photo by Rene Asmussen on Pexels.com This place is emptythough the light of truth remains -my faith will prevail Copyright Francis 2022

Praying the Rosary — iamlifelonglearner (Reblog)

I was raised Catholic, very active at church. I know I learned about the rosary, but I never prayed the rosary, so therefore I did not know how the rosary is prayed. I have heard the recommendation over the years, “Pray the Rosary!” I did not know how. I have not pursued this desire to […]Praying … Continue reading Praying the Rosary — iamlifelonglearner (Reblog)

Our Morning Offering – 15 March – O Merciful God By St Thomas Aquinas — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Our Morning Offering – 15 March – Monday of the Fourth week of Lent O Merciful GodBy St Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)Doctor AngelicusDoctor Communis O merciful God,grant that I may ever perfectlydo Your Will in all things.Let it be my ambition to workonly for Your honour and glory.Let me rejoice in nothing but that leads to […]Our … Continue reading Our Morning Offering – 15 March – O Merciful God By St Thomas Aquinas — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

‘Lost In A Lost World’ — Read the lyrics

https://youtu.be/GsUbmHeXZsc This is the opening track on The Moody Blues 1972 album, Seventh Sojourn. The song title, 'Lost in a Lost World' speaks for itself. If anything, the lyrics are more appropriate now than they were 49 years ago -- they are quite profound and prophetic, a very sad testimony to where we are now, … Continue reading ‘Lost In A Lost World’ — Read the lyrics

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

Thought for the Day – 15 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Spirit of Prayer “The alchemists of old were searching for a legendary stone which would transform metal into gold.This stone, does not exist, of course but, in the supernatural order, the spirit of prayer really can change everything to gold.When […]Thought … Continue reading Thought for the Day – 15 February – The Spirit of Prayer — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Our Morning Offering – 7 February – God, my God, May I Always Abide in You By St John Damascene — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Our Morning Offering – 7 February – Sexagesima Sunday God, my GodMay I Always Abide in YouBy St John Damascene (675-749)Father and Doctor of the Church God, my God,inextinguishable and invisible fire,You make Your angels flaming fire.Out of Your inexpressible love,You have given me Your divine Flesh as foodand through this communionof Your immaculate Body […]Our … Continue reading Our Morning Offering – 7 February – God, my God, May I Always Abide in You By St John Damascene — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 17 January – The Help of God — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 17 January – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Help of God “There are several passages in Sacred Scripture which emphasise clearly and effectively, our utter weakness and dependence on God.“Not that we are sufficient of ourselves,” says St Paul, “to think anything, as from ourselves but our sufficiency […]Thought … Continue reading Thought for the Day – 17 January – The Help of God — AnaStpaul (Reblog)