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

    Something to Think About

    Ecce Homo by Titian - partial view

    Who Is This Jesus of Nazareth?

    Brian Prugh reflects on Titian’s Ecce Homo (“Behold, the man”) in a Dappled Things post that gives much to contemplate this Holy Week. The...
    sticky notes

    God Is All About Balance

    Char, a widow and grandmother who has assisted in many family medical needs lately, tells me that God is all about balance. “My life has...
    featured video content at dotMagis

    Paying Attention

    While in Paris, inspirational speaker Daniel Midson-Short learned the importance of paying attention. The lesson came from a silent woman, about whom Midson-Short says:...
    Advent wreath

    Longings in Advent

    In December, we often ask children, “What do you want Santa to bring you for Christmas?” In Advent the Church poses to us a...
    mountain hike

    Everyone Experiences God

    I can say, with no reservations, that everyone experiences God. We might not all use the same language for the experience. We might not...
    Healing of the Deaf-Mute fresco by Meister von Mustair, public domain

    A Spirituality of Orality

    Nearly 25 years ago, the Jesuit scholar of language Walter J. Ong wrote a seminal work on the difference between spoken and written language, and how...
    photographer in silhouette

    Events Through a Camera

    Shemaiah Gonzalez’s children were in a performance after a week of theater camp. She writes: I arrived early and got a seat on aisle so...
    woman resting in hammock

    Four Ways to Rest This Summer

    Summer is here (or almost, depending on your counting). I confess to over-planning at the beginning of summer because the weather’s right and I feel...
    Halloween house

    Five Reasons Not to Dismiss Halloween

    Whether or not you have children, it’s hard to escape the Halloween decorations and festivities this time of year. Here are my thoughts on...
    board game

    The Virtue in Playing Games

    When was the last time you played cards or a board game, just for the fun of it? Matthew, who blogs as the Mountain...