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    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, Heart, and Spirit.”Vinita introduces the theme in the video below.There is no need to register...
    Resistance is a term that is often used in descriptions of spiritual movements. In its simplest terms, it is used to describe when we resist God’s action, but what exactly does that look like?We can resist many things to...
    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 was invited to give a retreat for a large group of ministry colleagues that I...
    The question to be constantly asked in decision-making is “what do I really want?” Deep down, that’s what God wants too. God wants what is best for us. This isn’t something repugnant, or burdensome, or sad, or difficult. The...
    “No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” —St. Ambrose Monday She: I hate my job.He: Yes, but at least you’ve got a job! And it pays well.She: Yeah, but with gas prices going up, I need a good...
    We’ve invited our dotMagis bloggers to reflect on the individual lines of the Prayer for Generosity, attributed to St. Ignatius. When I first met my now-husband, he was about to go on a trip to see his sister in Colorado. While he was...
    Let’s consider our own legacy—what people will remember about us when we’re gone. You might need pen and paper for this. If you died today, how would people describe your life? There’s no time to do anything differently—you’ve said and...
    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 bloggers have shared on the Beatitudes. Blessed Are Those in the Crowd by Lisa Kelly ...
    We’ve invited our dotMagis bloggers to reflect on the individual lines of the Prayer for Generosity, attributed to St. Ignatius. “To fight and not to heed the wounds.” Who is able to do this? Reflecting on this sentiment, the image of a knight comes to...
    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. My mind, heart, soul, and spirit are embodied. I cannot compartmentalize my experience into categories...

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