Tag Archive: joan chittister

Summer Reading List: Contemplation & Enchantment

this list is probably slightly overambitious given my schedule over the next two months. but i’m gonna try. i’ve been piling up books i’ve ordered from paperbackswap that i knew someday i would… Continue reading

Joan Chittister on peace

peace is the sign of a disarmed heart. joan chittister, wisdom distilled from the daily

Joan Chittister on friendship

Friendship is the call out of isolation and selfishness in order to teach me how to love and how to serve. But without stability, friendship—real soul-searing friendship, the kind that makes us choose… Continue reading

Joan Chittister on difficulty

life is full of hard things, most of which are not impossible and not immoral, simply difficult. sometime in the spiritual life we have to stop running away from the things that aggravate… Continue reading

Joan Chittister on community

“In community we work out our connectedness to God, to one another, and to ourselves.  It is in community where we find out who we really are. It is life with another that… Continue reading

Quotes from Joan Chittister’s The Liturgical Year

i’ve been reading joan chittister’s book, ‘the liturgical year’ for the past couple of days.  totally loving it.  so i’m going to share some of my favorite quotes from it.  all are stripped… Continue reading

Joan Chittister on years

from The Liturgical Year from “The Ancient Practices” series edited by Phyllis Tickle life is made up of the turning of the years. we watch our lives go by, a phase, a stage, a… Continue reading