Sr. Martinette Rivers: Prayer and Laughter

​​As is usually the case with the Bible, there is irony in the fire. Before ever a word passes Jesus' lips, he is teaching, in fact, communicating the heart of the faith to his followers with a smile on his face. He puts a little joy in their lives, because its only he who can [...]

January 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Rabbi Lionel Blue: Unexpected Effects

​One of the most unexpected effects of prayer was for me the gift of laughter. Life seemed lighter, more buoyant. Perhaps it was because I trusted it a little more, did not fight it and could flow along with it. Another unexpected side-effect was that I became more difficult to live with. This occurred especially [...]

December 19th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments