• What Is Ignatian Spirituality?
  • Making Good Decisions
  • Ignatian Voices


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    I was 3 ½ years old when my father taught me my first Bible verse—in the King James version. Maybe he liked the sound...
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    This Is No Time to Paint

    Our girls were in bed, the dishes were clean, and I had just poured myself a glass of wine. There were at least two...
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    The Labels We Did Not Choose

    The first day I put on my new medical alert bracelet, I felt a mix of emotions. On one hand, I felt secure. The...
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    When Anxiety Strikes

    At times, we all can worry about the future. I’m a planner, and so perhaps I am more prone to anxiety than others. If...
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    Looking Through the Lens of Joy

    I’m one of those people who prays that God will reveal a word for me to meditate on for the next year. One year,...
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    Journey into Hope

    I started picking a word of the year a few years ago. I usually pick the word during December, and throughout January, I think...
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    More Music or More Noise?

    “Do you wanna hear my song, Daddy? I’ve been practicing all year.” I eyed my five-year-old daughter suspiciously. With brown eyes, wide and earnest, she...
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    Christmas Storytelling

    One of my favorite Christmas pastimes is storytelling. Truth be told, I like to tell stories all year long, but Christmas just lends itself...
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    Blackened Pans and the Wear and Tear of Life

    We roast a lot of vegetables in our home, much to our daughters’ chagrin. Brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, broccoli—the oven is always working. “But...
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    Into the Unknown with Ignatius

    The night before my daughter started middle school, I found her alone in her room, curled up on her bed, her eyes welling with...