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Finding Clarity Amidst a Life Decision

Finding Clarity Amidst a Life Decision

Are you in throes of a life decision right now, with no clear path forward? The life decisions I have most struggled to make have often been a choice between continuing on a current path or taking one of many possible offshoots. It’s tempting to default to the current...
What God Desires

What God Desires

“God is present to us at the deepest core of our being…God’s desires for us and our deepest desires are…not opposed but are one in the same.”Kevin O’Brien, The Ignatian Adventure What do you desire? This can be a challenging question for us to discern.  Is...
The In Between

The In Between

There is beauty in the “in between”. The time when the sky is black, and stars begin to sparkle.  When the ice begins to melt, and the waters open.  The song of the bird and the sunlight fully illuminated. The “in between” can be waiting, anticipating, and...
Patience is a Letting Go

Patience is a Letting Go

The other day a friend of mine offered a new way to understand patience. As he spoke of his 11-year-old son, he slowly and thoughtfully said, “Patience is a letting go.” When I think of myself at my most impatient moments, they are the times I am most wrapped up in...

Good Habits: Habits of the Heart

Continuing to Acknowledge and Celebrate the Ignatian Year “The heart has its reasons of which the mind knows nothing.”Ignatius of Loyola’s conversion occurred as he became able to interpret the spiritual meaning of his emotional life. The spirituality he...