This has been on my mind and this blogpost was the final call for me to say yes. The timing is great for the Advent and Christmas Seasons.
So many of us, myself included, spend our lives meeting its day-to-day challenges the best we can. Circumstances don’t always allow for a thoughtful consideration of how we can make our lives more meaningful and fulfilling. Sometimes a crisis precipitates a change, sometimes we just can’t keep pushing ourselves to continue doing the same job we hate or stay in a loveless marriage. We hit the wall, so to speak.
I’ve felt for a while that the best way to get to the other side of my own knotty issues would be through meditation or some sort of contemplative practice. That by stilling my worried mind a path would emerge. Lately, all my spiritual wanderings keep bringing me back to St. Ignatius. And so, I surrender. I’m saying yes to St. Ignatius by taking part in the Ignatian Prayer Adventure, an on-line retreat provided by Ignatian Spirituality.com. If you would…
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Thanks for sharing.
Excellent! I would agree fully with Fr. James Martin, SJ that the Spiritual Exercises are transformative. I thank Saint Ignatius frequently for them.
So happy to have found this! Advent this year is already ‘occupied’ for me but this will be great for the coming year. Thanks for sharing!