One Minute with Joan Chittister

Holiness

Sun, 2019-08-18 00:11

The knack of holiness is to keep on looking where we doubt God is. —Joan Chittister

Passion

Sun, 2019-08-04 00:10

Those with a passion for life have saved the world for all of us. —Joan Chittister

Nature of Life

Sun, 2019-07-21 00:09

It is in being able to find the sacred in everything that a person finally discovers God. —Joan Chittister

One God

Sun, 2019-07-07 00:08

God speaks in many tongues, glows in many colors, calls to us in many voices, is beyond any image we create. —Joan Chittister

Compassion

Sun, 2019-06-23 00:06

Compassion takes us beyond ourselves to the beating pulse of the world. —Joan Chittister

Judith Valente on No One is an Island

Sun, 2019-06-09 00:50

St. Benedict famously called the monastery a "workshop and a school for God’s service." It was a place to grow closer to God, to build a community founded on mercy and compassion. "Your way of acting should be different from the world’s way; the love of Christ must come before all else,he writes in “The Tools for Good Works.” And elsewhere: "Let peace be your quest and aim."

Authenticity

Sun, 2019-06-09 00:05

An authentic spiritual life stamps on our soul the caring face of Jesus. —Joan Chittister

Holy Leisure

Sun, 2019-05-26 00:47

Holy leisure is the foundation of contemplation and contemplation is the ability to see the world as God sees the world. —Joan Chittister

Moral Conviction

Sun, 2019-05-12 00:46

Authentic spirituality requires that we be willing to stand up for something and be willing to pay the social price that comes for taking a stance. —Joan Chittister