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The Prayer Of Saint Ephrem The Syrian | (To be used daily through Lent.) O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despondency, lust of power, and idle talk; But grant rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patien…

The Prayer Of Saint Ephrem The Syrian | (To be used daily through Lent.) O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despondency, lust of power, and idle talk; But grant rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patien…

UNITY: Spiritual Warfare, or, The reason the church was created in the first place  | Let us begin with an exercise in imagination. I want you to picture a pie chart. At first, when you look at it, it looks like it is all one color. Let’s say, white. But as you study it, even …

UNITY: Spiritual Warfare, or, The reason the church was created in the first place | Let us begin with an exercise in imagination. I want you to picture a pie chart. At first, when you look at it, it looks like it is all one color. Let’s say, white. But as you study it, even …

Evelyn Underhill Through Lent: Worship And The Saints

Christian Praise and Worship art.Drawings & paintings of Christian praise and worship.Prophetic Worship art by Christian fine artist Rebecca Brogan painter

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: God And Understanding | From The House of the Soul “The utmost that we know of God,” says Saint Thomas, “is nothing in respect of that which He is.” Such an outlook on the Unchanging redeems our pr…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: God And Understanding | From The House of the Soul “The utmost that we know of God,” says Saint Thomas, “is nothing in respect of that which He is.” Such an outlook on the Unchanging redeems our pr…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: God, Acknowledged Or Not | From The Inside of Life Six hundred years ago Saint Francis, praying alone when he thought himself unobserved, found nothing to say but this: “My God and All!  What art Thou?  And what am I?&…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: God, Acknowledged Or Not | From The Inside of Life Six hundred years ago Saint Francis, praying alone when he thought himself unobserved, found nothing to say but this: “My God and All! What art Thou? And what am I?&…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: A Fish In The Sea  | From The Golden Sequence Mystics, trying to tell us of their condition, often say that they feel “sunk in God like a fish in the sea.”  We pass over these phrases very easily, and forge…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: A Fish In The Sea | From The Golden Sequence Mystics, trying to tell us of their condition, often say that they feel “sunk in God like a fish in the sea.” We pass over these phrases very easily, and forge…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Cross And Sacrament  | From Light of Christ To look at the Crucifix – “the supreme symbol of our august religion” – if we do that honestly and unflinchingly we don’t need any other self-examination than…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Cross And Sacrament | From Light of Christ To look at the Crucifix – “the supreme symbol of our august religion” – if we do that honestly and unflinchingly we don’t need any other self-examination than…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: The Kingdom  | From Light of Christ It is a great thing for any soul to say without reserve in respect of its own life, “Thy kingdom come!” for this means not only the acknowledgement of our present a…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: The Kingdom | From Light of Christ It is a great thing for any soul to say without reserve in respect of its own life, “Thy kingdom come!” for this means not only the acknowledgement of our present a…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Food  | From Abba The symbolism of food plays a large part in all religions, and especially in Christianity.  As within the mysteries of the created order we must all take food and give food – more, must t…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Food | From Abba The symbolism of food plays a large part in all religions, and especially in Christianity. As within the mysteries of the created order we must all take food and give food – more, must t…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Love, Joy, Peace  | From The Fruits of the Spirit “The fruit of the Spirit,” says Saint Paul, “is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness, meekness, temperance” – a…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Love, Joy, Peace | From The Fruits of the Spirit “The fruit of the Spirit,” says Saint Paul, “is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness, meekness, temperance” – a…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Long-Suffering, Gentleness | From The Fruits of the Spirit The next fruit of the Spirit, says Saint Paul, is long-suffering gentleness – much patient endurance as regards what life does to us, much loving-kindness, care, consi…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Long-Suffering, Gentleness | From The Fruits of the Spirit The next fruit of the Spirit, says Saint Paul, is long-suffering gentleness – much patient endurance as regards what life does to us, much loving-kindness, care, consi…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Goodness, Faithfulness  | From The Fruits of the Spirit This time we have two quite positive qualities.  If on one hand the Spirit brings forth a quiet and patient acquiescence in God’s purpose, on the other hand it b…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Goodness, Faithfulness | From The Fruits of the Spirit This time we have two quite positive qualities. If on one hand the Spirit brings forth a quiet and patient acquiescence in God’s purpose, on the other hand it b…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Meekness, Temperance  | From The Fruits of the Spirit “Though I give my body to be burned,” said Saint Paul, “and have not love, I am nothing.”  I do not as a supernatural being exist.  And now he …

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Meekness, Temperance | From The Fruits of the Spirit “Though I give my body to be burned,” said Saint Paul, “and have not love, I am nothing.” I do not as a supernatural being exist. And now he …

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Cross And Church  | From The School of Charity In his letter to the Romans, we find Saint Paul asking his converts if they realize what it means to be part of the church.  It means, he says (and we can imagine their s…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Cross And Church | From The School of Charity In his letter to the Romans, we find Saint Paul asking his converts if they realize what it means to be part of the church. It means, he says (and we can imagine their s…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Abasement And Adoption  | From The Golden Sequence His Spirit comes to us, as Caussade said, in “the sacrament of the present moment.”  Joy and pain, drudgery and delight, humiliation and consolation, tension an…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Abasement And Adoption | From The Golden Sequence His Spirit comes to us, as Caussade said, in “the sacrament of the present moment.” Joy and pain, drudgery and delight, humiliation and consolation, tension an…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Forgiveness  | From Abba There is no lesson Christ loves better to drive home, than this disconcerting fact of our common human fragility: which, when we have truly grasped it, kills resentment and puts indulgent…

EVELYN UNDERHILL THROUGH LENT: Forgiveness | From Abba There is no lesson Christ loves better to drive home, than this disconcerting fact of our common human fragility: which, when we have truly grasped it, kills resentment and puts indulgent…