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Light at the End of the Dark Night

St. John of the Cross, a Carmelite priest from Spain coined the phrase the “Dark Night of the Soul”. It is a poignant metaphor used to describe a phase in a person’s spiritual journey which is marked by a sense of loneliness and desolation. Desolation can simply be defined as a lack of the felt…
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When a Sparrow Falls – An Allegory of Failure & Hope

Not even a sparrow, worth only half a penny, can fall to the ground without your Father knowing it. Mt 10:29 Once upon a time a Momma bird hatched new baby sparrows. One sparrow was bigger and stronger than the other sparrows of the nest. With time, he grew faster, grew grander than his nest…
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