Do we have prophets like Isaiah or Moses today? What does it mean that someone speaks “prophetically”?
My name is Andy Otto. For two and a half years I was a Jesuit in the Society of Jesus. It has informed and transformed my life. I have a BA in Communication and a minor in Psychology. I love travelling, swing dancing, Disney, and have lived in Boston, New York, DC, Jamaica, and Orlando.
We tend to long for stability, yet there is a deeply rooted need for change and diversity. This can be illustrated by a scene in the movie Pleasantville.
“Courage!” Jesus says. This single word, rooted in the inner strength of the heart (cor), can motivate us to carry on into a deeper life with God.
You don’t have to be Saint Ignatius to create your own spiritual exercises. The story of Ignatius and his notebook in Manresa and steps on how to keep your own.
Guidance on centring prayer using the senses of touch, hearing, and seeing.
What is this “secret” St Paul says God has revealed to all peoples? Tapping into it can be by way of Ignatian spirituality.
Parables are not just in the Bible. We have our own parables and stories that carry lessons and deep meaning that’s worth reflecting on and sharing.
An experience at a speakeasy put me in touch with the spirituality of the senses, all five of them.
Detail in life is oft overlooked but isn’t it the tiny things that make things whole? Awareness is the key to unlocking the gifts of Ignatian spirituality.