God with Us in the Word

Becky Eldredge, author of Busy Lives & Restless Souls, recently shared a post on Listening for God in Scripture, in which she suggested praying with lectio divina. Now for Advent, Becky is leading us to encounter “God with Us in the Word” in her latest BeckyEldredge.com blog series. Each week of Advent, she’ll lead an audio experience of lectio divina based on one of the season’s Scripture readings. Check out the first week, with a […]

Becky Eldredge Explains the Examen

Becky Eldredge, dotMagis blogger and author of Busy Lives & Restless Souls, walks us through the steps of the Examen in this four-minute video. As Eldredge explains it, the steps are: Ask for the Holy Spirit’s help. Be thankful. Notice God’s presence. Notice the lack of God’s presence. Look to the future. For a peek into why Eldredge loves praying the Examen, watch her conversation with Paul Brian Campbell, SJ, here.

Busy Lives & Restless Souls Free Mini-Posters

“The invitation to connect your faith with your daily life is an invitation God urges all of us to accept. All of us are invited to a relationship with God in the middle of our lives. God labors to fill us, complete us, and make us whole. God dreams that every aspect of our lives will be affected and energized by our relationship with God. And the great news is that God always acts first. […]

Becky Eldredge Social Media Takeover

Becky Eldredge will be a familiar name to regular readers of dotMagis. Spiritual director, retreat facilitator, and writer, Becky has been a long-time contributor to this blog. Now’s your chance to meet her at a special Facebook event, Monday, February 13, 2017. From 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST, Becky will be hosting a “Social Media Takeover” and acting as the voice of Loyola Press’s Ignatian Spirituality Facebook channel. She will appear on Facebook LIVE […]

No Time for God?

Most of us complain of being busy, at least on occasion. It can be challenging to take care of the daily tasks and responsibilities, let alone make time for God. But if we want a relationship with God, we have to make time for prayer and conversation with God. Blogger Becky Eldredge wants to help us make space for prayer in a busy calendar with her four-part series, “No Time for God?” Each week promises […]

Advent Video: Mary Receiving Jesus into Her Arms

As we transition from Advent to Christmas, spiritual director Becky Eldredge shares how her own experiences as a mother help her relate to Mary and enter into the seasons. This reflection originally appeared as the dotMagis post “Mary Receiving Jesus into Her Arms.”

What to Expect from Spiritual Direction

What should someone expect from spiritual direction? Becky Eldredge explains that the conversations in spiritual direction help a person identify where God is and what God’s invitation is. If you’re receiving this via e-mail, click through to watch the video What to Expect from Spiritual Direction.

Video: The Five Steps of the Examen

Yesterday Becky Eldredge, Partner Program Coordinator for Charis Ministries and dotMagis blogger, shared her experience with the Examen. Today she and Paul Campbell, SJ, outline the steps of how to pray this popular prayer. If you’re receiving this via e-mail, click through to watch the video The Five Steps of the Examen.

Distractions in Prayer

Becky Eldredge and Paul Brian Campbell, SJ, sat down this summer for a conversation about Ignatian spirituality. In this video on distractions in prayer, Becky notes that, “God works in distractions too. And eventually the stillness will come.”

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