We sometimes try to conform God to our decisions, rather than the other way around. In his Spiritual Exercises, Ignatius explains how we often make a means an end in itself. We need both internal and external freedom.Read More
Ignatius tells us that feelings are important guides in the spiritual life. How do we discern what feelings are telling us? How do we know they are leading us to God? Be curious.Read More
If we dig beneath the desires of our hearts we will discover deeper core motivations for those desires. They’re ultimately for God or the ego. Here are a couple ways we can dig down and uncover those motivations.Read More
God’s will for us is not some predetermined blueprint that negates our freedom. Let’s examine how the Ignatian tradition understands discernment and purpose. Hint: There’s a bigger Dream for the world. And Disney Pixar’s Soul helps reminds us of this, too.Read More
This guide will offer you a process and framework for discerning a particular decision using the approaches and prayer methods in the Ignatian tradition.