Melissa finds comfort in the cross, which appears all around her.
Rosa’s greyhounds teach her to accept her woundedness and God’s desire for her to heal.
Ignatian spirituality says that God shares the deep desires of our heart, but what if they never come to fruition?
How can one find God in the tremendous grief and loneliness of pain and suffering? “Spirituality is always eventually about what you do with your pain,” says Richard Rohr.
Each day, Erin and her patients encounter the thin places where heaven and earth touch.
Buddhism’s Lenten challenge for us.
“Perhaps we are being called to remain with these suffering people, in silence, with no words, allowing the spirit of the God of abundant life to move within each of us.”
What bothers you? Discomforts you? In the suffering and pain of the world, God is pushing us to action.
Looking at the generally simple life of animals can bring us humans down to earth.