Love Creates Us

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Study

[W]e can vow to love and learn to love the way Divine Mystery loves us.–Beverly Lanzetta The center of spiritual life is a passionate love of truth. The illuminated heart loves in this way, not because we know what we are going to find or have proof of God, but because love creates us. Love …

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Study

One of the great liabilities of history is that all too many people fail to remain awake through great periods of social change. Every society has its protectors of the status quo and its fraternities of the indifferent who are notorious for sleeping through revolutions. But today our very survival depends on our ability to ...

I want to tell you

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Prayer

In thinking about the year ahead, I share these thoughts from my heart:     BEVERLY LANZETTA © 2017. All rights reserved.

Thomas Merton: I have to be a No-one

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Prayer

My monastery is not a home. It is not a place where I am rooted and established on the earth. It is not an environment in which I become aware of myself as an individual, but rather a place in which I disappear from the world as an object of interest in order to be …

Prayer of Gratitude

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Prayer

As we gather with loved ones on this rare and glorious Season of Holidays Let us take a moment to reflect on our gratefulness for the spirit of life for our beautiful earth—its bountiful waters, animals, plants, and for the labor of those who harvested and prepared our meal. May our hearts, joined together, offer …