The idea of magis comes from the Call of the King meditation in the Spiritual Exercises. There’s a response to Christ’s invitation beyond whole-hearted. We can reach for the magis.
Jim Manney is the author of highly praised popular books on Ignatian spirituality, including A Simple, Life-Changing Prayer (about the Daily Examen) and God Finds Us (about the Spiritual Exercises). He is the compiler/editor of An Ignatian Book of Days. His latest book is Ignatian Spirituality A to Z. He and his wife live in Ann Arbor, Michigan.