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    What Does It Mean to Live the Resurrection?

    I write this from my home office, during a time of “sheltering at home” due to a worldwide pandemic. Did I just write those...
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    Living a Resurrection Life

    Here in Seattle, when the first restrictions came down, barring us from Mass for a few weeks, I said to my husband, “This Easter...
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    Stay with My Son

    This post is based on Week Seven of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. I picked up a prayer book and out fell a bookmark showing a...
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    Present with Them in Their Suffering

    Do you know what a night terror is? Before having children, I think I had only seen one on TV. And that glimpse into...
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    Watching Fireworks

    This post is based on Week Six of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. Editor’s note: This article was written before we started practicing social distancing to...
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    Opening Doors in Lent

    Editor’s note: This article was written before we started practicing social distancing to avoid the spread of sickness. But the lesson of being compassionate...
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    A Time to Experience Emotion with Jesus

    I remember the smooth, slippery feel of vinyl seats in the waiting room. I remember the sounds of children climbing all over the large,...
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    The Shoes of a Pilgrim

    Last year when my husband and I were on an Ignatian pilgrimage, our group celebrated Mass in the rooms where St. Ignatius had lived...
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    Love in Deed

    “Love is shown more in deeds than in words.” Many of us have heard this Ignatian idea, but what does it really mean? At...
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    Finding God in Sunshine

    Winter has been dark in the Pacific Northwest. One begins to get the feeling that the sun has forgotten to rise in the morning...

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