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The Poco a Poco Podcast with the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

Dec 28, 2022

Why do we need to go deeper into our spiritual life? What does that actually mean?

Going deeper into our spiritual life means recognizing that we are not the ones in control anymore. It is accepting this place of poverty that we cannot only rely on ourselves, to fabricate everything and make it work. It is having that...

Dec 21, 2022

Mary wants the Holy Spirit to come to our life, as the Holy Spirit came for her. When we're struggling, when we don't understand, when we're having deep desires and longings of our hearts, the Holy Spirit will come. 

God is good, God will send and He will give us everything, we just need to have the openness to received...

Dec 14, 2022

We have this tendency that we want to fix or clean-up certain things first before we let the Lord in. 

We are afraid that our place, our lives are messy-that it's too much for anyone even for God to handle. 

But God is NOT panicking, he's completely in control.

He's not afraid or scandalized of how messy our lives are,...

Dec 7, 2022

The gift of Advent is God proposing himself to us.

He comes not just to command us to do something and watch from a far. He comes to sing with us, dance with us, BE with us.

With that said, it would be tragic if the Lord comes knocking in our door and we don't open it—that we miss Emmanuel, God with us. Let us receive...

Nov 30, 2022

Sometimes we lose hope, wondering, does He really want to come and be with us in our sickness, addiction, our family brokenness, our difficulty, our struggles, or anxieties? 

Advent is a time that God speaks a definitive word into our exiles, "Yes, I do"—He comes and desires to be with us.

This episode is the first...