Tag Archives: Heart Tales

Monk in the World

Below is a link to a guest post I have written for the Abbey of the Arts “Monk in the World” guest post series. The Abbey is a virtual monastery offering a variety of online classes, reflections, and resources which integrate contemplative practice and … Continue reading

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How Do You Handle “Untouchables?”

Who are the “untouchables” in your world? What parts of your inner self do you call “untouchable?” Here’s a story about how St. Francis of Assisi handled an “untouchable.” Can’t see the video? Click here. Who do you know that … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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Merry Christmas

St. Francis’ Christmas in Greccio, Italy    The Birth of Jesus May Christ come to your heart this Christmas. Merry Christmas! Jim Cyr, storyteller  

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Have You Ever Felt Hopeless?

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” Desmond Tutu Have you ever felt hopeless? Listen to the story of the birth of John the Baptist and hear how God sent light and … Continue reading

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