We all face difficult relationships. Do we give up on those we find difficult to work or live with, or do we remain hopeful that one day the grace of God will heal those relationships? Augustine invites us to remain optimistic.
We are living in a time when people are very divided over complex issues in which there really are no easy answers. Scripture and Saint Augustine offer us the virtue of humility as a path to unity and our common search for truth.
We live in a time when our future seems more uncertain than ever. Where do we place our hope and trust?
What is stopping us from becoming our best selves? Augustine invites us to reflect on what it is that we are attached to.
Many of us may feel a sense of powerless over all that is going on in the world with the pandemic, civil unrest, and now threat of new wars overseas. How might Saint Augustine help us understand how to respond to this sense of powerlessness and the circumstances we find ourselves in?
When we live without a sense of possessiveness we live in a way that allows others to simply live. This can be a source of unity for all of us.
by Jeremy Hiers, OSA When I was just beginning to discern a call to religious life, I came upon a song on the radio that would significantly impact my understanding…