Sometimes you just need to ask God for what you desire.
Buddhism and Ignatian spirituality have many fascinating parallels.
Why can it be hard to receive God’s love? Or another human’s? Perhaps it’s not about saying I love you in return.
Pope Francis on prayer, discernment, and God in all things.
Don’t get caught up with one prayer method or another. Use what works for you and don’t use what doesn’t.
Before one experiences the 30-day Spiritual Exercises, disposition days are important. But they can also prepare you for a deeper spiritual life.
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.