Incarnation occurs all the time, even in our decisions. We are in a whirl of confusion and feel like we’re in darkness. Advent is a time of sitting with those raw feelings and emotions because discernment begins with observation.
Sometimes you just need to ask God for what you desire.
Feminists often talk about “strong women”. But we rarely hear about “strong men” in the same way. True courage and strength means an embrace of genuine feminism—a feminism that reveals the beauty of male and female. Perhaps we can reexamine the meaning of a “strong man” as an effort to balance out our views of men and women.
Pope Francis on prayer, discernment, and God in all things.
Don’t get caught up with one prayer method or another. Use what works for you and don’t use what doesn’t.
What would you do if you got $100,000? Saint Ignatius leads us in a meditation on this problem.
Desires are so important in discovering who you’re meant to become. God speaks to us through our desires. Here’s a bit more on this important Ignatian principle.
Before one experiences the 30-day Spiritual Exercises, disposition days are important. But they can also prepare you for a deeper spiritual life.
“Courage!” Jesus says. This single word, rooted in the inner strength of the heart (cor), can motivate us to carry on into a deeper life with God.