No time for an extended retreat? Try a 10-minute one.
The Church has been criticised for having too many “earthly concerns”. But shouldn’t it? Perhaps we can reframe the expression “earthly concerns”.
We’re told not to be a quitter, but sometimes there are great benefits in saying “no” and quitting. It all depends on what our investments are and what we’re willing to invest to progress in our God-given calling.
The other day at a pond by my house I saw a boy who stopped suddenly to look at the sailboats. Nothing special about them, except the boy was experiencing a moment of God’s presence in beauty.
Ever distracted in prayer? Only about 100% of people are. Pay attention to your distractions. Perhaps they are a way God is speaking to you.
Saint Ignatius gives pray-ers a tip for gaining “spiritual relish”. Perhaps it can be considered a condiment for your prayer. Spread it thick!
Ignatian spirituality is a treasure because it is a spirituality that requires your full involvement and God’s full involvement. I cannot solely search within me for the answers and, on the other hand, I cannot discern what God desires for me if I do not look within.
In an episode of How I Met Your Mother, Barney looked over the last 24 hours of experiences to see what his heart told him on his cardiogram. It’s a practice we can use in the spiritual life, sans the cardiogram.
A scripture reflection on God’s providing to us always. The Bible has many examples of this, including from the 1st readings in the 19th and 17th Sundays of Ordinary Time: 2 Kgs 4:42-44; 1 Kgs 19:4-8