Professor Herkless, in his Life of Francis d’Assisi, tells us how Francis was torn between the monastic life on the one hand and the domestic life on the other. He longed to be a monk and to dedicate himself to poverty and pilgrimage. And yet he loved a sweet and noble and gracious woman. Francis … More The Danger of Relapse
Monkeys have been discovered wild in the jungle with their hands caught in hollow logs. Why are the monkeys stuck? Fruit has fallen through a hole in the log, and when the monkey puts his open hand in to get it, his clenched fist can’t fit back out. Determined to hang on to what he … More How Will I Cope Without My Addiction?
By: Scott Reall One day, as Jesus was walking through Samaria on a hot day, he came upon a well in the middle of the desert. Nobody was there except this Samaritan woman. Jesus and the woman got into a discussion about her life—as Christ often does; pulling us out of deep isolation and exposing … More Thirsty for Meaning