March 19, 2024

Mary Deturris Poust

mary deturris poust has written for numerous national and regional Catholic publications since 2001, including Catholic New York where her monthly Life Lines column appeared, six books written, six Life Lines columns on Lifelines in Catholic New York magazine, as well as her website Not Strictly Spiritual where she blogs regularly.

Poust provides guidance for cultivating deep soul friendships in our daily lives by profiling inspiring spiritual relationships from history. She highlights examples such as those between St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare, St Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal as well as more modern examples, such as those between C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien or Thomas Merton and Zen master D. T. Suzuki - such as commitment, acceptance, listening open communication and praying together as possible hallmarks of meaningful friendship. Lastly she offers guidance for cultivating meaningful friendships by covering virtues such as commitment acceptance listening open communication as well as praying together.


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