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.
Ignatius says our purpose is to praise, reverence, and serve God. But this sounds like a rather selfish God.
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.
From Moses to David to you, our radical God chooses the lowly and unknown to do great things.
Jim Gaffigan is amazed his priest would give up a life of fame and money for a deeper calling. Figures throughout history—Ignatius included—have done just that.
Part 3 of 3 of an interview with Tim Mackie and Jon Collins of The Bible Project, exploring some of the biblical themes that connect to Ignatian spirituality.
What did Jesus mean when he said, “Follow me”?
You’re waiting for certain things to happen or settle into place so you can start your “real” life. Yet, you’re already there.
We’re on earth for such a short time. So what’s the point of my daily labour and toil?