Ignatian Spirituality, Retreat, Scripture Reflection, Uncategorized

Worth Revisiting: There You Are!

You have searched me, Lord,     and you know me.  You know when I sit and when I rise;     you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down;     you are familiar with all my ways.  Before a word is on my tongue     you, Lord, know it completely.  You hem me in behind and before,     and you… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: There You Are!

Ignatian Spirituality, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Thy Will be Done

Lately these four words have spoken profound volumes in my life. With the busy fast paced work of collaborative parish life, my own vocation as wife and mother, and the decision of putting our own house on the market,there is such solace in this simple prayer. In an Ignatian practice of pause, time spent in… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Thy Will be Done

Ignatian Spirituality, Uncategorized

Worth Revisiting: The Scent of Her Presence

"An awareness of smells can illuminate our present. It can help us live more mindfully and gracefully. It can help us recognize that God's goodness saturates the world, in scents that are both obvious and subtle." Ginny Kubitz Moyer, Taste and See ( Loyola Press) Early morning dew, the scent of grateful peonies and roses greet… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Scent of Her Presence

Ignatian Spirituality, Uncategorized

Worth Revisiting: 31 Days of St. Ignatius

This month Loyola Press is inviting each of us to "discover the riches of Ignation Spirituality"  This celebration culminates on July 31st on the feast day of St. Ignatius. So please  join me along with other Catholic bloggers and authors these 31 days of St. Ignatius, for a month long Ignatian feast ! Today's challenge: What… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: 31 Days of St. Ignatius

Ignatian Spirituality

Of Messy Beds and Coffee Mugs

Of messy beds.. The first day and a half of silent retreat was spent unpacking the finer details of life, work and family that had been occupying time and space in my heart and mind lately. Even knowing that the goal of an Ignatian retreat was to leave my bags and enter into intimacy with… Continue reading Of Messy Beds and Coffee Mugs

Ignatian Spirituality, Prayer, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: A Prayerful Thirst

"I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer." Psalm 17:6 From the outside the prayer life of a Christian, particularly those in ministry, may incorrectly be assumed perfect, and yet how could it ever be? For, if it depends wholly on us, broken and… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: A Prayerful Thirst

Contemplation & Spirituality, Ignatian Spirituality

Worth Revisiting: Thy Will be Done

Lately these four words have spoken profound volumes in my life. With the busy fast paced work of collaborative parish life, my own vocation as wife and mother, and the decision of putting our own house on the market,there is such solace in this simple prayer. In an Ignatian practice of pause, time spent in… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Thy Will be Done

Humility, Ignatian Spirituality, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Leading with Humility

In our society today, these concepts of leadership and humility might seem to contradict one another, and yet they are essential to what it means to follow Christ. “…and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave; just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Leading with Humility