The Desert Fathers and Mothers were revolutionary followers of Christ who not only sparked a new way of living for their generation, but have continued to inspire generations after them. Many of their stories and sayings offer practical insight into the spiritual struggle we encounter in the Purgative way, which is marked above all by three experiences: temptation, affliction, and asceticism. Here you’ll find their wisdom with commentary from me.
The Inward Odyssey
Brief posts that trace spiritual formation in the Christian tradition with a focus on the inner transformation that happens along the Threefold Way. Sent Fridays.