Frontporch Musings

Emptiness- Lenten Thoughts – Father Joseph

To reach satisfaction in all desire its possession in nothing. To come to possess all desire the possession of nothing. to arrive at being all desire to be nothing. To come to the knowledge of all desire the knowledge of nothing. —- St. John of the Cross As Christ emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, so we, who …

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THE PILGRIM’S WAY: THE JOURNEY IS THE DESTINATION

THE PILGRIM’S WAY:  THE JOURNEY IS THE DESTINATION A pilgrimage is a journey or search of moral or spiritual significance. Typically, it is a journey to a shrine or other location of importance to a person’s beliefs and faith, although sometimes it can be a metaphorical journey into someone’s own beliefs. (Wiki)  Genesis 12:1-4a 12:1 Now the LORD said to …

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CALLING ALL EXILES

By Father Joseph Kovitch Jeremiah writes: 29:7 But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare. A devotion for the church in community…a path to congregational reclamation: Such is the way of the Jesus movement and an exile …

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LECTIO HUMANA: A Spiritual Practice for the Streets

Take the time to divinely read and listen to community. Read the Columbus Dispatch article about St. Matthew’s living lectio humana: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/faith_and_values/2015/09/04/congregation-remakes-itself-without-a-church.html      

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