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    I recently began watching a TV show about passengers on an airplane who, unknowingly, disappear for five years while in flight. While they believe...
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    Regeneration Through Cultivating Joy

    One of my earliest childhood memories is being about two or three years old, walking along a Florida beach with my parents. My father...
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    Strangers and the Funny Papers

    I am thirsty. Not for water or coffee or tea but for conversation. And I’m not talking about the weather or the plague or politics. I’m...
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    Three Ways to Respond When Life Goes a Different Direction

    After Ignatius of Loyola gave his life to God’s service, he imagined that he should go to Jerusalem to pray and do penance, make...
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    The Trinity and the Trumpet

    I was about to walk downstairs when I heard a beautiful sound coming from my son’s room. I paused at the top of the...
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    Kintsugi and the Divine Potter

    Recently, I started the Spiritual Exercises again, and one of the first readings I reflected on was from Jeremiah. In this passage (18:1–9), God...
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    Minding Our Thought Patterns

    In St. Ignatius’s second set of rules for discernment—the rules pertaining to more subtle discernment, what we might call advanced discernment—he addresses, in rules...
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    What Is Worthless and What Is of Value

    St. Ignatius would say, “It is not knowing much, but realising and relishing things interiorly, that contents and satisfies the soul.” Ignatius invites us...
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    Leaping into Puddles

    When was the last time you jumped into a puddle? I don’t mean walking into one, gingerly hoping your socks stay somewhat dry. I mean...
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    Screen Time and St. Ignatius

    It’s happened again. I have spent 30… 45… 60 minutes on social media. I’m not sure why I do it. I logged on to see how my...