A word of introduction to this post from Jay Toups: Saint John of the Cross wrote, “My spirit has become dry because it forgets to feed on you.” The spiritual desert takes many forms. Read and reflect; what have your experiences been?
A Long Walk in the Desert Dryness in prayer, deep quiet times without consolation and sometimes a feeling of holy isolation are often a part of our walk with Christ. Striving for that union He desires with us can leave us vacant in our soul as God perfects our soul toward His will of eternal […]
“My spirit has become dry because it forgets to feed on you,” is drawn from the Sayings of Light and Love, No. 39.
The Collected Works of Saint John of the Cross, Revised Edition Translated by Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D. and Otilio Rodriguez, O.C.D. With Revisions and Introductions by Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D. ICS Publications Copyright © 1976 by Washington Province of Discalced Carmelite Friars, Inc.