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Spiritual deserts


Last updated 4/10/2008 at Noon

Our spiritual walk of faith, just like any great journey, can be fraught with challenges. One that can be particularly disheartening is when we encounter dry spells, commonly called “the dark night of the soul.” Not fun.

Prayer times, once filled with meaning, feel like being lost in a moonless forest. Gravy-rich Scripture reading becomes dry like chewing on sandpaper. Praise music or hymns that caused your soul to rejoice only plummets your heart into despair. Your lush walk of faith feels like wandering in the Mojave without direction, purpose or even a drink of water! Fr. Thomas Kea...

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