Hello, I'm Connie Rossini. I help whole families grow in intimacy with Christ. Explore my blog and books to learn about Carmelite spirituality, the four temperaments, trust, and raising prayerful kids.
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What is the relationship between knowledge and contemplation? How much should we concern ourselves with news events? How can we trust God when bad things happen? I have been meditating […]

  Several months ago I wrote some controversial posts regarding mindfulness. Many of you have been waiting to hear my opinion of Dr. Gregory Bottaro’s course Catholic Mindfulness, which he […]

A couple of years ago I mentioned that I was co-writing a book with Dan Burke of the National Catholic Register, the Avila Institute, and SpiritualDirection. com. It is finally […]

  “For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city which is to come” (Heb 13:14). Some of my readers must be wondering where I have gone. […]

Recently I wrote a two-part series on Yoga, mindfulness, and Centering Prayer. If you haven’t read that, I suggest you do so now. I will try not to repeat myself […]

In Part I, we established the difference between being scrupulous or rigid and simply urging caution in areas in which the Church Herself urges caution. Today, we’re going into more […]