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    Peace and Justice

    In these troubled days, here are a few resources to assist prayer and reflection on themes of peace and justice. Justice in the Spiritual...
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    Seven Spiritual Strategies for a Time of Pandemic

    1. Pray. God is listening. I firmly believe that God is with us, as close as we are to ourselves, and even closer. When I...
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    Wonderful People

    If you follow Jesus of Nazareth, then you will come to know others who follow him. This means that a lot of wonderful people...
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    If You Are Looking for God, God Will Find You

    I happen to believe that “if you are looking for God, God will find you.” Ignatius of Loyola or Mother Teresa would have likewise...
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    Three Small Changes for a Big Year

    Editor’s note: This week we’ve invited our dotMagis bloggers to reflect on small changes for a big year. Once a year from grade school all...
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    Reflecting on the Beatitudes

    On All Saints Day, the Gospel reading is Matthew 5:1–12, the Beatitudes. That makes it a good day to review some reflections our dotMagis...
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    Physical Senses and Prayer

    Prayer is a spiritual activity—isn’t it? It happens in mind, heart, soul, spirit . . . And yet, I’m in my body when I’m praying....
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    Mystery and Imagination

    Indeed, the past is present in us now. All of us in our identity are constituted by all the experiences we have ever had....
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    Finding Infinity Within

    What makes us human is precisely our experience of the infinite, the fact that we are never satisfied. We are the subjects of unlimited...
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    Creativity and the Ignatian Spirit

    Years before I’d ever heard of St. Ignatius Loyola and his Spiritual Exercises, I was learning spiritual principles through creative writing. I had been...