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WHERE WOULD WE BE?

We are navigating unusual times with the COVID19 virus ravaging the world.  We can call it the “Dark Night” but never the “End Times.”  I returned from San Antonio last week where my four-month sabbatical ended very abruptly with an expectation to leave the premises as soon as …Read More

FROM PARANOIA TO METANOIA

The COVID19 virus has dominated our minds, hearts, conversations, media and decisions for the last few weeks. The news media lets us know the truths and untruths of how this virus is handled or not handled. I am encouraged to “not panic” but around me, I see people …Read More

We Have Evolved Out of Who We Are

Medaille continues in The Eucharistic Letter, “… a congregation without a congregation…”  All of life moves from individuality and unity to COMPLEXITY and eventually to a CONSCIOUSNESS of change.  The Divine Love animates in our lived evolution reality of life.  As vowed religious grew in numbers the institutional systems that they built …Read More

Pass Our Baskets to Another

In The Eucharistic Letter, Medaille writes, “Our cherished Association is to be a body without a body…”  Last week’s submission I shared with you the entire quote about “our cherished Association.”  This week I am taking this statement and breaking it down to suggest that The Little Design originated and flourishes …Read More

Unity, Complexity and Consciousness

“Our cherished Association is to be a body without a body, and if I dare say it, a congregation without a congregation, and perhaps in time, a religious order without being a religious order.”  These words of Medaille sound contradictory to a contemporary reader.  How can anyone or …Read More

THE RIGHT PEOPLE FOR THE RIGHT TIME

The Spirit provides the “right people at the right time” for this Little Design. When I read our original documents I have to be careful to not lull myself into thinking that Medaille and the six women knew what they were doing.  Sure they had The Little Design …Read More

EVERY WOMAN OF THIS EARTH IS SACRED TO MY GOD

This sentence is an adaption of Chief Seattle’s prayer, “Every part of this Earth is sacred to my God.” The six women were in their personal free falls going out into the city of Le Puy each day with their baskets of food, medical supplies and clothing.  In …Read More

THE 3, 5, 10 YEAR PLAN OF THE DIVINE LOVE

(February 7, 2020) THE 3, 5, 10 YEAR PLAN OF THE DIVINE LOVE In the Eucharistic Letter, Medaille invites the first six women to see “The Little Design” as “wholly divine and [with an] invisible foundation… without a visible father, mother, founder, foundress, without a house of its …Read More

Kenosis

In the Eucharistic Letter, Medaille writes as if he is certain that God wanted him to work for the establishment of an Institute totally empty of self. This institute became CSJ for all of us.  In Greek, the word for “self-emptying” is KENOSIS.  In Scripture, St. Paul suggests …Read More

We Are Truly our Ancestor’s Wildest Dreams

The six women of Le Puy were women dedicated to The Divine Love and immersed in their world.  Francoise Eyraud was 39 years old.  Medaille asked her to be the first superior of the house in Le Puy.  Claudia Chastel was a widow.  She was one of the …Read More