Spiritual Practices

Agere Contra

Saint Ignatius knew our human tendencies well. He was a lover of the world and fell easily into lust and vanity. The pulls he felt toward such things he called […]

Command: Activate

There’s something exciting about newness, isn’t there? I just had a major life change and have been transitioning into a new job and life situation. It’s exciting. I could have just sat around but then I wouldn’t have been able to have new experiences. And isn’t life about experience? Weren’t […]

First World Problems

I’ve been rather amused lately by the First World Problems Internet meme. They are complaints only people of privileged circumstances experience. Urban Dictionary says they are “problems from living in […]

Confession, Vulnerability, and Healing

You may often hear Christians use the word confession. “Oh, I have to go to confession.” “Let us make a confession of faith.” “Can I make a confession?” It’s something we do, yet don’t do. Confession can mean many things. We can confess our sins. We can confess our love for […]