A Light for My Path

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A Light for My Path

Michelle Murray is a cooperator of Opus Dei who lives in Edmonton, Canada. The mother of eight children and eight grandchildren, she works...

"What was Guadalupe like?"

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"What was Guadalupe like?"

When she was 19 years old, Mary Altozano met Venerable Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri almost by accident. It was an encounter that would impact the rest...

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“Be ‘savagely sincere’ in spiritual direction”

If that dumb devil mentioned in the Gospel gets into your soul, he will spoil everything. On the other hand, if you get rid of him immediately, everything will turn out well; you will carry on merrily, and all will be well. Resolve firmly to be 'savagely sincere' in spiritual direction (always keeping your good manners) and to be sincere immediately. (The Forge, 127)

As I have already said, we all have our defects. But our defects should never be a reason for us to turn away from God's Love. Rather should they lead us to cling to that Love, sheltering within his divine goodness, as the warriors of old did by climbing into their suits of armour. Our defense is the cry ecce ego, quia vocasti me [1], here I am, because you have called me. Just because we discover how fragile we are is no reason to run away from God. What we must do is to attack our defects,...

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