Joyce Rupp, OSM, is a Servite sister who describes herself as a “spiritual midwife.” She sees her ministry as that of assisting others in birthing an ever fuller and deeper faith life. Her ministry includes co-directing the Boundless Compassion program and serving as a consultant to its facilitators, writing, and spiritual direction. Joyce is the award-winning author of numerous popular books including Praying Our Goodbyes, and Boundless Compassion, which received a first place award from The Catholic Press Association. Her professional education includes degrees in English, Religious Education, and Transpersonal Psychology. Joyce was a volunteer for Hospice for 15 years. She is the recipient of U.S. Catholic‘s national award for furthering the cause of women in the church. To learn more about Joyce, visit her website at www.joycerupp.com
Joyce writes: “Something that continues to amaze me is how many women and men use Living Faith as part of their daily prayer life. Everywhere I go, in the USA and in other countries, people tell me how much they appreciate Living Faith as a daily spiritual resource. This reality brings me hope and joy. I sense a spiritual bond between the readers and myself. I try to listen well to the cares and consolations of those who tell me they use Living Faith. As I do so, I realize we are more alike than different. We each value our relationship with God and want this relationship to continue to grow and mature. We seek greater meaning and peace in our lives. This spiritual kinship inspires and motivates me when I ponder the Scriptures and write my reflections. I know we are all in this together.”
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