Consolation and desolation are key to discerning God’s movement in your life, but these terms are easily misunderstood.
There are some who live lives of anger and hurt, and they seek to continue to feed their pain. This is a sign of the evil spirit or, in the language of Eckhart Tolle, the “pain-body”. They key is not identifying ourselves with it.
A look at Ignatius’ more subtle rules for the Discernment of Spirits. This is the final part of a three-part series on Ignatius’ Rules for the Discernment of Spirits.
A look at the basic rules for the Discernment of Spirits. This is the second part of a three-part series on Ignatius’ Rules for the Discernment of Spirits.
How do we know the voice of God from the voice of the evil one? This is the first part of a three-part series on Ignatius’ Rules for the Discernment of Spirits.
Dream what God has in store for you. The Exercises call us to engage our imagination as we step into a deeper relationship with God.
How would you react when you hear a strange voice come over a loudspeaker? A work of the evil spirit? A call to take refuge in God?
How do we deal with temptation and impulse? Holly says it’s hard, but maybe humility is the answer.
I’ve started re-watching the first two seasons of the Netflix series House of Cards and I noticed something I hadn’t before that we can really learn from. Claire and Frank […]