Best Ignatian Songs: You Are Not Alone

I like this song, the singer (Mavis Staples), and the acoustic accompaniment by Jeff Tweedy, who wrote it.  (Tweedy is also the lead singer of Wilco.)

A broken home

A broken heart

Isolated and afraid

Open up this is a raid

I wanna get it through to you

You’re not alone.

Lyrics here. Thanks to Rosemary Lane for the pointer.  (Click here to watch it on YouTube.)

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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.

1 Comment on Best Ignatian Songs: You Are Not Alone

  1. Thank you for helping me see God’s will for me. I needed to step back from my parish community, this created many negative feelings for me. with the help of Ignatian spiritual direction, I am able to humbly step back and not feel alone. God gave me your song to show me that I am not alone when I do His will.

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