Litany for Peace

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Prayer

We have prayed for peace, Unknowing of what we truly ask. Peace cannot come into the house Where love is unwelcome. Peace cannot come into the land Where injustice and oppression live. Peace cannot enter or be fostered In souls that still engage in dispute Peace does not come meekly and unarmed. Peace needs the …

2014: A Year In Review

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Practice, Prayer, Study

Dear Friends: February will mark the beginning of my free, year-long Invitation to Contemplative Study: Awakening the Mystic Heart. During 2014, in the spirit of Lady Poverty, to whom St. Francis devoted his mission of love, I will be offering, at no cost, a series of podcasts and written reflections on deepening one’s contemplative practice. …