Category Archives: Spiritual Matters

The fund of pride there is in us

From a classic on the interior life: The fund of pride there is in us. Pride is the love and desire of our own superiority.  It is of all our vices the most hidden, the most deeply rooted, and that … Continue reading

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The Love of Solitude and Silence

From The Imitation of Christ: The Love of Solitude and Silence SEEK a suitable time for leisure and meditate often on the favors of God. Leave curiosities alone. Read such matters as bring sorrow to the heart rather than occupation … Continue reading

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Memento mori

From The Imitation of Christ: Thoughts on Death VERY soon your life here will end; consider, then, what may be in store for you elsewhere. Today we live; tomorrow we die and are quickly forgotten. Oh, the dullness and hardness … Continue reading

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