The Year of Mercy – A One Hundred Word Retreat 3

100 Word Retreat Slide #2.001

Here is the story of two intrepid spelunkers of the spiritual life who set off to discover what this whole “Mercy” deal is about. Actually, Life itself put them on the journey to God knows where. Meet Howard & Mary Rose.

Howard slew his dragons, built his kingdom, his castle, and began to rest secure when he realized he felt dissatisfied, even empty.

Mary Rose has been the classic good Catholic girl. She did her best to make everyone feel welcome, important, and cared for. Now, she’s kinda ticked off that no one does the same for her – “What about me!!”


Question for reflection: What jumpstarted your spiritual life recently?



  1. toutparmoi says:

    “Spelunkers of the spiritual life?” What a brilliant phrase. And concept.


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