Referring to his idea of Intimacy as a real need, Matthew Kelly says, “This restlessness is our hearts yearning for intimacy. In our efforts to feel complete, worthy, fulfilled, and contented we often chase pleasure, possessions, and achievements.” However, these moments while they can feel satisfying, are fleeting. “the aftermath of these experiences leaves us… Read more »
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Take some time throughout the next 24 hours and take a deep look at any “love/hate” relationships that may be in your life. Then look back, have any relationships gone from “love/hate” to indifference? Have you walked away from them, thinking “oh well, not my problem!”. How has that left you feeling? Feel free to… Read more »
As Matthew Kelly suggest : Let’s take 24 hours (or so, I think taking any time is good) to record our complaints, take inventory of them, and put them in their appropriate place (things, people, other). Let’s share our “AHA” moments and come up with a plan to bring more JOY into our lives. See… Read more »
Matthew Kelly has a gift for bringing the complexities of human nature to mere reality. Beginning with his “Love is a choice.” in the prologue, Mr. Kelly hits with the realization straight off. “Sex is not Intimacy, “ let’s us know the book is about more than the physical. So now is the time to… Read more »
The book club will begin on July 10th. The book “The Seven Levels of Intimacy”–The Art of Loving and the Joy of Being Loved” written by Matthew Kelly. Have you ever wondered if you are holding yourself back from engaging in more meaningful relationships due to fear of intimacy. Even though we desire intimacy in… Read more »
Thou, on those who evermore Thee confess and Thee Adore, in Thy sevenfold gift, Descend; Give Them Comfort when they die; Give them Life with Thee on high; Give them joys which never end. Amen
Bend the stubborn heart and will, melt the frozen warm the chill. Guide the steps that go astray!
Heal our wounds–our strength renews; On our dryness pour Thy dew, Wash the stains of guilt away.
If Thou take Thy grace away, nothing pure in man will stay, All his good is turn’d to ill.
Light immortal! Light Divine! Visit Thou these hearts of Thine, And our inmost being fill!