Topic 11: Praying in the Darkness
In the presentation, Kathryn Hermes stated: ―Inherent in our baptism, infallible in its coming, incalculable in its graces, the cross enters all our lives sooner or later. Its coming will make or break us. Often, it seems, it makes us only after breaking us.‖ What are your personal signposts for living the cross with faith?
What is the connection between suffering and the dark night of the soul? What are some important distinctions?
Practically speaking, how have you seen John‘s three signs of God drawing a soul to contemplation operative in yourself, in others, or in a biography or movie?