Priority to relationships of profound unity
August-Sept. 2008 Articles Archive
The Focolare spirituality of unity has many facets that reflect on family life. Some years ago Chiara Lubich wrote a small book, Knowing How To Lose. In it she detailed ways to let go of doing our own will so as to respond to God’s will for us, which is to love. We realized that this could also be applied to our family when we try to love those close to us in the present moment.
As we went to press, the results came in for the Focolare General Assembly’s election of a new president to succeed Chiara Lubich, who died March 14.