There are two questions to ask yourself: Do you feel a call to deepen your life, to live more freely, to be more happy? And the second is: Are you prepared to take the time and the trouble to discover this new way of living, and to enjoy it forever? The aim of this book is to empower you to respond Yes to both questions.
The breathers of Travelling Light are reflections and practices for those who set out in search of their true fulfilment and destiny. The adventures will be many. The road unsure. The pain never far away. This book is written from within the authors own souls journey. It is drawn from a theology of creation and a spirituality of the heart.
Daniel O’Leary, a priest of the Diocese of Leeds, is an author and speaker. As curate and parish priest, he has worked in parishes for almost thirty years. For another twenty he taught theology and religious education at St Mary’s University College in London. He writes for The Tablet and The Furrow. The main aim of his retreats, books and talks is to teach what is called the ‘sacramental imagination’, the vision of God’s incarnate presence everywhere which transforms our lives. Yet Daniel himself still struggles to be a free and authentic human being!
Beautifully written, a delight to read. It bears comparison with anything that Anthony de Mello has written on prayer and spirituality.
- Seán Fagan SM
It is such wisdom as Daniel OLearys that will lead our people through this dark and narrow time in Western Christianity. God always sends us what we need.
- Richard Rohr OFM
What makes this book special is its transparent witness to an age-old conviction, namely that the stuff of the spiritual life is made by walking the journey, and not by reaching a destination.
- Diarmuid O Murchó MSC
Travelling Light demonstrates with clarity and compassion that when we give ourselves the permission and space from the ever increasing busyness that affect our lives we can discover and rediscover genuine rest, insight, wisdom, compassion, lightness of heart and spirit.
- Sr Stanislaus Kennedy RSC