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    Boxes by the Seaside

    This parable is based on Week Three of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. A man stepped out his front door and stumbled on a box. He...
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    My Mother’s Prayer

    This post is based on Week One of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. Going through my mom’s prayer book after her death, I found a copy...
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    The Inner Chapel

    Every morning I wake up and make my way in my pajamas to the coffee pot in our kitchen. Ever since we got married,...
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    A Healing Hand

    “Please pray!” my panicked daughter said. A door at school smashed her four-year-old son’s hand, and he required surgery. “You can count on it,” I...
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    Sent to Tell What I Saw

    This story is inspired by Matthew 11:2–6. Gripping the cell bars outside John’s dank prison, I refused to leave. John shook his head. “I’m not...
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    Seeing Abundance

    Shemaiah Gonzalez writes for LoyolaPress.com: My friend Sara shared that in her family, it is the eldest person present who gives a blessing before the...
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    Why Is It So Hard to Believe?

    Author and blogger Becky Eldredge asks some thoughtful questions in response to the 3-Minute Retreat: Received with Thanksgiving: How many times have we heard phrases...
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    Except That of Knowing That I Do Your Will

    We’ve invited our dotMagis bloggers to reflect on the individual lines of the Prayer for Generosity, attributed to St. Ignatius. Doing God’s will. It’s what we are created...
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    Small Simple Ways to Open Mind, Heart, and Spirit

    Join Vinita Hampton Wright for an online Advent retreat this December here at IgnatianSpirituality.com. Our retreat theme is “Small Simple Ways to Open Mind,...
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    To Labor and Not to Seek Reward

    We’ve invited our dotMagis bloggers to reflect on the individual lines of the Prayer for Generosity, attributed to St. Ignatius. A few months ago, I...