Tag Archives: Ignatius of Loyola

“To the Greater Glory of God”

This blog is home to more than 750 posts. I regularly re-blog posts from the past for especially for newer readers.  This one, from December 2, 2013, describes the influence of the Jesuits on me and on the world. I’ve … Continue reading

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From My Reading

“In the spiritual life you get an invitation, not an itinerary. Jesus is inviting us into journey with no end, yet dotted with infinite destinations of joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness, and self-control. A journey that leads to … Continue reading

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From my Reading

“The life of faith is one of continued wrestling, where our faith butts up against the troubles of our experience and the sovereign God who controls all things.  But the work of Christ, True Israel, assures us that we never … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Shadow Boxing – conclusion

Living as Apprentices Yet one more thought is necessary to understand the process of shadow boxing.  That is: while we are in the process of self-examination, we must treat ourselves kindly.  We must live in the memory that God sings … Continue reading

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Holding all Things Loosely

A friend of mine keeps a small bowl of sand on her desk.  Whenever she struggles to let go of a hurt or a worry or a problem that is not hers to solve, she holds some of the sand … Continue reading

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