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Christian Mystics: Their Lives and Legacies Throughout the Ages by Ursula King

from Religion Prof: The Blog of James F. McGrath

Growing Spiritually

(I believe this is a paraphrase of Merton--need to factcheck reference) I'd add that if the you of today doesn't cringe at the mission work you were doing five years ago, you aren't growing missiologically.


"If you have not yet begun to meditate , i implore you by the love of our Lord not to deprive yourself of so great a good.there is nothing to be afraid of ,and everything to hope for " ~St Teresa of Avila ~Spanish Mystic, Carmelite Nun

from The Huffington Post

13 Powerful Women Mystics Who Helped Shape Christianity

13 Powerful Women Mystics Who Helped Shape Christianity St. Catherine of Siena, Joan of Arc, Hildegard von Bingen, St. Teresa d'Avila, St. Catherine of Genoa, St. Clare of Assisi (pictured), Therese of Lisieux, Julian of Norwich, St, Bridget of Sweden, St. Beatrice of Silva, St. Angela of Foligno, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Hadewijch