Category Archives: Francis of Assisi

Embracing the Gentle Breeze

The summer breeze gently blew through the rolling hills.  The “sounds” of silence.  Softly, beautifully, yet hauntingly.  Simply the course of earth’s currents?  Perhaps.  Yet more?  Perhaps.   Nevertheless, a “sound” I always remember from many years ago as I … Continue reading

Posted in Clare of Assisi, flame, Francis of Assisi, Spirit of God, Spirituality | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Embracing Generosity

St. Francis of Assisi lived with open hands.  For Francis, open hands symbolized openness to the divine presence in his life and openness to others.  Francis lived in difficult times.  He struggled personally and in the midst of a war-torn world. … Continue reading

Posted in Francis of Assisi, generosity, greed | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment