Discalced Carmelite Friars

Province of St. Therese


Carmel: Garden, Mountain

By Gideon Pisanty (Gidip) גדעון פיזנטי [CC BY 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons At the heart of Carmel    is both garden and mountain. Filled from the Fountain,   consummately gentle – Waiting in the garden...   waiting...       waiting...Being steeped in Dew, to
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~ home spirit

Evening lounges across the harbour, stretching off to the purple blue horizon.  Sailboats, having stripped their masts lay scattered on a glassy sea, like so many chess board pieces.My island yawns before me in a Techni-colour dream.  Its image burning bright green from clouds mirrored in the sky + blazing just for me.  “When will I return to my father’s land?  Now that I’ve
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Art for Living and Praying

I’ve been reflecting on my upbringing – how I was raised – the culture, family and experiences that shaped how I grew up.  It was idyllic up to a certain point, and then after that certain point, everything changed.  I was not equipped to handle what occurred and became a sort of child hermit.  Emotional faults were entrenched into my psyche while I built up a fortress in
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