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March, a Time for Peace – Part III

Part III in the series of excerpts from Dom Lorenzo Scupoli’s “Treatise on Peace of Soul”. Chapter Three: THE NECESSITY OF BUILDING THIS PEACEFUL HABITATION BY DEGREES Banish from your mind whatever tends to depress and disconcert you, striving always with … Continue reading

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March, a Time for Peace – Part II

Part II in the series of excerpts from Dom Lorenzo Scupoli’s “Treatise on Peace of Soul”, Chapter Two: THE CARE TO BE EXERCISED BY THE SOUL IN THE ACQUISITION OF PERFECT TRANQUILITY The mild, peaceful, constant attention to the feelings … Continue reading

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March, a Time for Peace – Part I [The 12 Months of Christmas]

In January, I posted “The Twelve Months of Christmas”, where I assigned each fruit of the Holy Spirit to one month, to focus on that fruit throughout the month as a personal spiritual exercise. I wrote: What’s the end goal? It’s to be … Continue reading

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Interview: Erin Manning, Author of “A Smijj of Adventure”

Erin Manning, author of The Tales of Telmaja series, longtime Catholic blogger at And Sometimes Tea, and friend of AoftheA, agreed to be interviewed about her novel A Smijj of Adventure , the second installment in the aforementioned series. We discussed … Continue reading

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