How are vows different from promises and what makes them more sacred? Ignatius says only a little bit.
Learning how to drive, moving out of your parents’ house… Rites of passage are also needed in the spiritual life, to help us journey from childhood to adult faith.
Instead of seizing the moment, can the present moment seize us? Can we live in the now and not try to escape to the past or future?
When Data asks Captain Picard about death, Picard finds himself in a sort of meditation Ignatius would be proud of.
Ignatius says to relish moments in prayer, but we must also dwell in the God moments we experience outside of formal prayer.
A call to human and divine encounter. Also, details on a special offer for Pope Francis’ new book.
This Lent, try finding the ascetical practices in your life that already happen every day.
This simple daily ritual reminds us of our hallowed nature and that all we have can be used for love and service.
Buddhism and Ignatian spirituality have many fascinating parallels.