Busy About Many Things

Busy About Many Things

My mother’s death happened so quickly and was so unexpected that I had difficulty coming to terms with it at the time. Everything seemed so unreal. I just didn’t feel anything. Jobs had to be done and I had to do them. Someone had died and I had to make...
Carmelite Mystics to the Rescue

Carmelite Mystics to the Rescue

Whilst giving a series of lectures on prayer at Belmont Abbey, I was cornered by one of the participants who demanded to know my qualifications. Although I was taken aback, I couldn’t but concede that he had every right to know whether or not the lecturer was worth...
Mystical Contemplation is For All

Mystical Contemplation is For All

Sometime ago I wrote a blog on what I called ‘mystical premonitions’ or ‘touches of God’, nevertheless I would like to write something further to make myself a little clearer. In that blog I used St Augustine to make my point, this time however I would like to make my...

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