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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...
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    God in the Ordinary Bingo

    Where have you experienced God in the ordinary moments of life? William A. Barry, SJ, explored that question in his book, Experiencing God in...
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    Hope for 2021 and the Love of God

    What is your hope for 2021? Maybe it’s that life will go back to normal. Maybe your hope is to return to an “in-person” life....
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    How Someone Who Trusts in God Acts

    If I trust God, how will that affect my behavior? That depends on what I trust God to do or be. If my expectation is...
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    Reviving Anticipation

    I have a problem with chips and salsa. During the six months that my children and I were home together all day, every day, I...
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    Nurturing Gratitude

    “Nurturing gratitude makes us happy,” says Spiritual Practices for the Brain author Anne Kertz Kernion in this brief video on gratitude. How do you...
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    Remembering what my own eyes have seen is a practice in gratefulness. My own eyes have seen good people beyond counting and blessings without...
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    Elements of Hope

    What might an Ignatian approach to hope look like, especially in days that may feel turbulent? Ignatian hope is at root a Christian hope:...
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    Remember Other Pilgrims

    You’re not the only pilgrim on this path. So, when toils and troubles become overwhelming, find a spot at the roadside, and sit for...