The Magpie

Finding shiny things in the Christian tradition since 2016


Stages of Faith

A 17th Century nun on aging

Lord, You know better than I know myself that I am growing older and will someday be old. Keep me from the fatal habit of thinking I must say something on every subject and on every occasion. Release me from... Continue Reading →

Rolheiser on Stages of Discipleship

Ronald Rolhesier describes the three phases of discipleship throughout our lives.

Coe on the Dark Night of the Soul

John Coe describes the dark night of the senses and the dark night of the spirit.

Stages of Faith

While every Christian journey is unique, many of us pass through a similar series of stages.

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