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To Live with the Spirit: Poems by Jessica Powers

To Live with the Spirit: Poems by Jessica Powers

I’ve just stumbled across some wonderful poetry by the late Carmelite nun Jessica Powers, aka Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit. What a gem of a little old lady. These are great poems. Here are two poems about the contemplative life – from here and here, respectively. A volume of her poetry is available via … Continue reading

The dearest freshness

The dearest freshness

Oh woe to us in Munich: it is March, and snowy, cold, dreary, and grey, grey, grey. For all who are feeling a little bit grey of soul: a ray of light via GMH, who reminds us that “there lives the dearest freshness deep down things.” And if GMH could hold on to his faith … Continue reading