People had to discern John the Baptist’s message. Was he the messiah? What were the signs they saw? Discernment includes many signs, consolation and desolation, and movements from the spirits that prepare the way to a choice.
God illumines a light into the world through the Annunication. Mary’s yes comes in a place of freedom, hope, and not clinging. Ignatius gives us several exercises for making decisions with this kind of freedom.
A four-week series on Ignatian discernment.
Perhaps it’s time to re-form our understanding of salvation – and our image of God.
It’s human to want order and absolutes, yet the ‘wisdom of the years’ and our lived experience reveals a journey into mystery.
Ever notice that everyone around Jesus is always grumbling, but Jesus takes a different approach?
Ignatius offers some guidelines on eating and our relationship with food.
Genuine freedom is trusting that in God all will be well. This frees us to love our enemies.
The comfort when Jesus shines like the sun in a moment of darkness.