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    Introducing Vacation to My Boys—and Embracing Vacation Anew Myself

    A year ago, we had the unexpected gift of taking time off to go as a family to a resort hotel a little north...
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    Words of Wisdom

    What words of wisdom would you pass on to a younger person today?If you knew you weren’t going to be around much longer, how...
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    Four Hidden Places I’ve Found God

    Editor’s note: Celebrate the 10th anniversary of IgnatianSpirituality.com with us. For 10 weeks, we’ll be “Counting the Gifts of Ignatian Spirituality” by bringing you special content...
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    Rooted in the Midst of Change

    In the Easter season, the first readings at Mass feature the Apostles as they undertake their missions. They are out in the world, preaching,...
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    Spring Cleaning: Our Need for Interior Freedom

    I do believe that the urge to spring clean or fall clean is a necessary function for us. The reality is, we live in...
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    Experiencing Easter

    I can think of many instances when the Easter season has liturgically fit with my life: times when there was new life as I...
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    Love to the End

    This post is based on Week Seven of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. This is a painful week in the Spiritual Exercises as I accompany Jesus...
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    Wonder and Faith

    “Faith is not fearful of reason.” —Pope Francis, in On Faith Every morning, I walk my son through the hallway of my school on his...
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    Wandering into the Sweetness of Lent

    Recently, I sat down with one of my favorite Gospel passages, Luke 6:27–38. One phrase caught my attention: “Give, and it will be given...
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    Sin, the Breaking of Relationship

    This post is based on Week Three of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. Growing up, I understood sin to mean being “off the mark” or “off...