The Little Way: Conclusion (Part 8 of 8)

Saint Thérèse journaled, “O my Jesus! I love You! I love the Church, my Mother! I recall that “the smallest act of PURE LOVE is of more value to her than all other works together.”[1] That is what The Little Wayis all about. It is for the introverts among us. It is for marginalized, and…

The Little Way: How We Approach Others (Part 7 of 8)

In what seemed to be our most relevant conversations to how The Little Way works in prison and elsewhere, and honestly, my favorite applicable aspect of The Little Way, came in a conversation about how we approach others. The guys had recently been released from a state wide lockdown that came about because of several coordinated…

The Little Way: How We Approach God (Part 6 of 8)

If we want God to approach us, small, meek, and abandoned to him, how then should we approach God? This conversation was uniquely impactful to discuss with these three men. Again, I am dealing with three men, as rehabilitated as they may be, who still have to command a little bit of respect in order…

The Little Way: How God Approaches Us (Part 5 of 8)

So the group studying in the low rising, unventilated upstairs room was made up of myself, who happens to be a single dad and doctorate student and three convicted criminals, two of which will never get out of prison, and we were all four discussing the inner thoughts of a teenage nun who died of…

The Little Way: In Prison (Part 4 of 8)

After learning about and discussing Saint Thérèseand The Little Wayduring a class I took at Fuller Theological Seminary, and after being slightly frustrated that I could not come up with a more simple definition and an easy to follow implementation guide, I decided to bring it to the attention of a few of my closest…