A brief, Catholic, daily prayer experience of simple faith in the Carmelite tradition. The Daily Disconnect is a daily podcast focusing on the exercise of prayer from a Catholic Carmelite perspective.
[Beginners] are scandalized by the cross, in which spiritual delights are found.
St. John of the Cross
Beginners on the spiritual journey, are eager and delighted with the newness of their experience. As the newness wears off, they can be tempted to falter in the face of the challenges they meet, failing to see the “spiritual delights” of the cross. As you pray today ask for perseverance in faith.