What does a homeless man choosing the colour of his donated gloves and a child choosing which snack to eat have in common? The dignity of choice.
Ignatian spirituality can be summed up in the few paragraphs at the beginning of the Exercises: sharing life with God and responding in gratitude to God’s gifts in freedom.
Take, Lord, my understanding. Ignatius’ prayer calls us to mystery and unknowing.
God’s incarnation makes sacred our very decisions and even the process of discernment. Every decision we make becomes an incarnation, a little Christmas through which God enters the world.
Perhaps it’s time to re-form our understanding of salvation – and our image of God.
Ever notice that everyone around Jesus is always grumbling, but Jesus takes a different approach?
Genuine freedom is trusting that in God all will be well. This frees us to love our enemies.
Rosa’s greyhounds teach her to accept her woundedness and God’s desire for her to heal.
Part of our journey to healing and wholeness is Jesus’ simple call to love and accept ourselves.