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.
An experience at a speakeasy put me in touch with the spirituality of the senses, all five of them.
C.S. Lewis describes magic as “objective efficacy which cannot be further analysed.” Even explanations lead to further mystery or magic, and this fact witnesses to the existence of God.
Repetition in prayer is very Ignatian, so why not for a real lived experience? Going back to a place or situation may reveal something deeper.
We should have respect and reverence for God, but can we call God a friend? Yes! And here’s why…