A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Monday, July 06, 2009


In today’s first reading (Genesis 28:10-22a), Jacob builds a memorial to a spiritual experience.

Such experiences can be rare in a person’s life, so it is good to remember them, especially if we feel ourselves to be currently in a spiritual desert.

It is also good to pray for new and deeper experiences, being very careful however to keep in mind that what is truly important is our deeper relationship with Christ not just an experience.