There Is No Rule of Love

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Study

In darkness, dryness, and turmoil, even when prayer is not possible, seeds of love are planted in the soul, waiting to be watered by the power of love within you.–Beverly Lanzetta Divine love is non-violent, non-dogmatic, and non-absolute, because love is uniquely expressed in each situation. There is no rule of love. Love has no …

The Universal Force of Love

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Study

Over the course of our lives, how much of our freedom have we given away in order to be loved?–Beverly Lanzetta Loving God inside the monastic cloister, or in the still night when there are no disturbances, is much easier than loving others on a daily basis. Loving others requires wisdom. We must be wise …

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 ...

Reconciling Our Wounds

Beverly Lanzetta Meditations, Study

One of the more challenging aspects of the mystical life is the relationship between body, mind, and spirit. The body nourishes the mind and the spirit, as the mind and spirit sustain the life force of the body. In a mystical sense, it is imperative that a balance between these three dimensions of life is …