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    Finding God in the Present Moment

    I know a woman who used to watch the news religiously. She would get caught up in the latest mandate, scandal, or expose until...
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    On Patience

    When I hear the word saint, the first image that comes to my mind is not some Carmelite nun kneeling in a darkened chapel...
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    Beholding the Moment

    I’m reading through essays that my students have submitted in response to the assignment to spend one hour in nature, undisturbed by phones or...
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    Seven Ignatian Tips for Moving Forward in Uncertain Times

    I just feel unsettled. I’m undecided. I don’t know what to do. I keep hearing the same sentiments from friends, and I get it. We were...
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    The Mystery of the Incarnation overcomes the problem of distance. Without the Incarnation, without the Word of God becoming fully human, God will never...
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    Nothing Human Is Merely Human

    The Ignatian ideal is that now we can recall and relive an experience of “union and familiarity” with God that uplifts and sustains us...
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    Listening as a Spiritual Practice

    “Try to increase the amount of listening you do each day,” suggests Spiritual Practices for the Brain author Anne Kertz Kernion in this brief...
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    Living with Unexpected Change

    “Living with unexpected change” describes the life of just about everybody I know. A marriage hits hard times thanks to extended illness or unemployment....
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    What Would You Ask God?

    My 11-year-old son asks the best questions. He can get a conversation going in any situation. I overheard a lively discussion at the playground...
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    Six Characteristics of Ignatian Courage

    In response to a college admission essay prompt of, “What is the most courageous thing you have ever done?” one high school senior used...