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    Elizabeth Eiland Figueroa

    Elizabeth Eiland Figueroa is a clinical social worker in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating from Boston College, she joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest and served in Seattle at a community mental health agency. Inspired by her experience as a JV, she moved to St. Louis to pursue a Master’s in Social Work and studied the integration of spirituality and psychotherapy. She continues to marvel at God’s movements in her life.

    How Spanish Class Taught Me About Finding God in All Things

    This summer, I am finally learning to speak Spanish. After a few years of short-lived attempts to learn the language, numerous methods tried, and several immersion opportunities, at long...

    Waiting for Daybreak

    This post is based on Week Eight of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure.I wonder what the time between Friday afternoon and Sunday morning was like for the disciples of Jesus....

    Staying with the Cross

    This post is based on Week Seven of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure.In my work as a therapist, I suppose one could say it’s a central part of my job...

    The Main Thing

    This post is based on Week Six of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure.My boss recently shared an oft-quoted adage from the corporate world: “The main thing is to keep the...

    Who Calls You?

    This post is based on Week Five of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure.I recently attended a parish workshop on the topic of servant leadership. In a small group exercise, we...

    Contemplation on the Dance Floor

    This post is based on Week Four of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure.In the Second Week of the Spiritual Exercises, Ignatius invites us to imagine looking at the world with...