Key to Ignatian spirituality is awareness, noticing. When we notice the details about our life and surroundings, we get to encounter God.
An excerpt on discernment and the importance of feelings, from my new book, God Moments: Unexpected Encounters in the Ordinary.
Each day our desires come face to face with challenges, and the mess of feelings in the middle doesn’t make the spiritual life any easier. Yet these three things are important to pay attention to.
Healing and redemption is a cooperative process with God. We can’t just wish away negative feelings. We must first invite God into them.
There are two ways of knowing and in prayer it should be more about the heart than the head.
Bringing contemplative prayer to our coffee ritual. Yes please.
Prayer through reflection; what our feelings tell us
Guidance on centring prayer using the senses of touch, hearing, and seeing.
An experience at a speakeasy put me in touch with the spirituality of the senses, all five of them.