How are vows different from promises and what makes them more sacred? Ignatius says only a little bit.
Learning how to drive, moving out of your parents’ house… Rites of passage are also needed in the spiritual life, to help us journey from childhood to adult faith.
Instead of seizing the moment, can the present moment seize us? Can we live in the now and not try to escape to the past or future?
When Data asks Captain Picard about death, Picard finds himself in a sort of meditation Ignatius would be proud of.
No one can ever understand your own experiences. That’s actually the gift of being unique beings! God touches us in ways that are best for you and for me.
“Freedom is slavery.” “Desire is thoughtcrime.” 1984’s dystopian world vehemently opposes the Christian and Ignatian value of the self.
Contemplation on the Love of God; God’s unceasing giving and gifting
The personal and cosmic effects of sin; God’s mercy
Ignatian decision-making; determining God’s will