Key to Ignatian spirituality is awareness, noticing. When we notice the details about our life and surroundings, we get to encounter God.
We’re quick to take action without first listening—really listening—to reality. There is a Truth that underlies all of reality, which we can only find in the pause and in the silence.
An excerpt on awareness from my new book, God Moments: Unexpected Encounters in the Ordinary.
My parenthood is already teaching me about the kind of love God has for us and the ways God keeps a patient and loving vigil for us.
Alexander imagines that in Jesus’ busyness around the holidays he would manage to slow down and spend time with someone in need.
What do we possess to give away? What do we lack? How easily do we receive? The connectedness of the Kingdom involves a balance of giving and receiving help.
Why do we have tendencies to be unloving in moments of frustration? Here are five things to be aware of that can help us be more loving people.
Why focus on suffering? Let’s re-orient our perspectives and end on a happy note!
Alexander introduces a version of the Examen for extended periods of time and times of transition.