Ignatian spirituality says that God shares the deep desires of our heart, but what if they never come to fruition?
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.
A new audio track to guide you through the imaginative prayer process with a passage of scripture.
Are your efforts to create a prayer routine a failure? The Taoist concept of Wu wei may give some relief.
How do I hear God’s voice? How do I know what God wants me to do?
The Incarnation is not just a snapshot moment, but something that lives on and unfolds through us. The Incarnation was so our understanding of God could be radically shifted.
What are those things, people, events, in our lives that indicate who we are? For King Nebuchadnezzar it was written on the wall.
As 21st century Christians we look through the lens of history having already happened. We approach Advent in a way that already knows the next chapter of the story. There’s a deeper story that is ours, too.
Our deeply engrained images and metaphors for God affect our perception of who God is. What if we challenged them?
Ignatius was quick to name tears as a sign of consolation, but it’s not the only indicator of spiritual movement.