On days that go poorly, I know God is using The Way to point me in the right direction to improve tomorrow.
St. Josemaría Escrivá's The Way has had a large positive impact on my life – so much so that I have made the book [...]
Tags: The Way, Prayer, Unity of life, Interior life, Ordinary life
I cannot remember if it was 7 or 8 years ago when I first read “The Way”, which was sent to me by the Catholic Digest, a Catholic monthly magazine edited by the same publishers that published “The Way” in Korean. I was captured by [...]
Tags: The Way, Prayer, Josemaria Escriva
“How many ways are there to God?” “As many as there are people.” (Joseph Ratzinger, Salt of the Earth, San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997, p. 32).
As a teenager I discovered St Josemaria’s message about holiness in the middle of the world. But years later, [...]
Tags: The Way, Friends of God, Year of Faith
A friend gave me a copy of The Way when I was in college. That was the very first book I read by St. Josemaria. It touched me deeply, and I wanted to read more. I learned many things from St. Josemaria’s writings: how to [...]
Tags: The Way, Faith, books, Opus Dei, Devotion, Josemaria Escriva
I am a cancer patient. When I was fighting it desperately five years ago, my best friend, Margaret, gave me a copy of The Way which comforted and encouraged me tremendously.
Not too long ago, a friend of mine from Opus Dei told me that the [...]
Tags: The Way, books
In Life and Living, a magazine for the elderly, readers wrote describing “the book I’ll never forget”. Esther, 86, wrote about The Way by Josemaria Escriva (Scepter).
I was 24 years old and bedridden with pleural tuberculosis. I’d recently given birth to my son John after [...]
Tags: The Way, books, Death
The world of libraries: a network of human relations in which God has his place
When I say I am a librarian, people often say, “Lucky you, you must read lots of books!” It’s true that a large number of books passes through my hands, but [...]
Tags: The Way, Charity, Opus Dei, Work
Until April 19, 2005, I hadn’t had any contact with the Catholic Church. That day was my 23rd birthday, and at 6 in the evening my uncle called to wish me happy birthday. Then he said that a German had just been elected the new [...]
Tags: The Way, Conversion, Cooperators of Opus Dei, Pope Benedict XVI
I first came into contact with Opus Dei when a doctor in my parish began holding monthly social gatherings for parishioners at his home. One day he invited a priest of Opus Dei to give a talk. I seem to recall, that the talk wasn’t [...]
Tags: The Way, Opus Dei, Retreat, Work, Character