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    Follow the Joy

    From time to time, we feel the need to understand better what our gifts are. I think this is particularly true at certain stages...
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    We Can’t Be Anything We Want to Be

    It’s normal for children to dream of becoming superheroes and unicorns and all sorts of things they cannot become. But we need to grow...
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    Assuming the Best Intentions While Discerning as a Couple

    St. Ignatius wrote many letters, and on occasion I read from a collection of them to learn more about his approach to applying spirituality...
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    Walking with Ignatius in Discernment

    Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, is releasing a video each month during this Ignatian Year. The videos serve...
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    A 24-Hour Life and Death Discernment

    “We have two options. We can do our best to keep the disease at bay and just treat side effects, leaving you days or...
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    Listening to God’s Call

    Author Barbara Lee experienced a call to be a spiritual director in her retirement years and encourages those who are aging to, “Listen to...
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    Baking, Breaking, and Balance

    This past Christmas, we did a lot of baking, both at home and at my mother’s house when we went to visit her and...
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    Discernment of Spirits and the Missioned Life

    Discernment of spirits isn’t just for adults. Help teens ask themselves how they make decisions, and lead them to practice discernment so that they...
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    Four Strategies for Discernment

    In the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, there are various “rules for the discernment of spirits”—what we would simply call principles of wise discernment....
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    Why I Left IT to Join the Jesuits

    Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here,...

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