Arise From Darkness: What To Do When Life Doesn’t Make Sense

arise-from-darknessArise From Darkness: What To Do When Life Doesn’t Make Sense by Fr. Benedict Groeschel

Darkness. We have all experienced it. Darkness can be anything from a darkened room to darkness of soul and heart. No one escapes. We may think we know people who lead charmed, untroubled lives, but these seemingly perpetually worry free individuals are out there, struggling and crying every day – by the hundreds, if not thousands.  Continue reading

The Art of Praying

art-of-praying-guardiniThe Art of Praying: The Principles and Methods of Christian Prayer by Romano Guardini

“In the same way, the Spirit too comes to the aid of our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes with inexpressible groanings.” Romans 8:26

Why do most people find it hard to pray – really pray? Prayer is our spiritual highway to God and we cannot arrive at that destination without developing a meaningful prayer life. In The Art of Praying: The Principles and Methods of Christian Prayer, Mgsr. Romano Guardini sets a path for those of us who seek to enrich and deepen prayer life. This book is not light reading; Mgsr. Guardini has produced a scholarly work that may require more study in parts. However, he has covered every aspect of prayer. If you are struggling with your prayer life – don’t we all? – this is a worthwhile read. Continue reading