Ignatian Spirituality, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Thy Will Be Done

Though this piece was written almost 3 years ago, this invitation to contemplative pause on the words of the Our Father remains an almost daily occurrence in my prayer life. And as my life changes, His steadfast love and mercy continue to meet my every need, even when I cannot envision the road ahead. Lately… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Thy Will Be Done

Embracing the Ordinary, Lent, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Failing at Lent?

"We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed." 2 Cor. 8-9 I was beginning to wish I had given up chocolate for Lent. Nonetheless, the overachiever that I long to be decided to go for a more challenging endeavor. Couple… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Failing at Lent?

Ignatian Spirituality, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: What Are My Attachments?

Though a seemingly simple question, the question of attachment is one which may unearth many layers. It also isn't a matter of one and done, but most certainly bears continual, if not daily, reflection. But why, isn't this a quick inquiry as to what is important in my life? And is it wrong to desire… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: What Are My Attachments?

Evangelization, Mercy, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: In Search of Water

Then, leaving her water jar, the woman went back to the town and said to the people, “Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Messiah?” They came out of the town and made their way toward him. John 4:28 Growing up as a southern girl in a small town, where everyone… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: In Search of Water

Virtue, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: To Guard Their Soul

"Prayer and fasting, worship and adoration, Scripture and sacraments and sacramentals all provide the weapons of our spiritual warfare. With them we go on the offensive against the Evil One. But the virtues provide our defense armor...They are our best defense against his attacks, for they guard our minds and hearts from his deceptions and temptations. " Paul… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: To Guard Their Soul

Contemplation & Spirituality, Examen, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Examen-ing Wholeness

Wholeness /ˈhōlnəs/ noun 1.the state of forming a complete and harmonious whole; unity. 2.the state of being sound in mind and body. (Google;Miriam Webster) What is wholeness in our world today? Acclaimed by wellness centers and gurus alike, we might encounter this term in promises spoken and broken. Or, perhaps as a hopeful wish to one… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Examen-ing Wholeness

Spiritual Direction, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Spiritually Restless?

"Is there a quiet stream underneath the fluctuating affirmations and rejections of my little world? Is there a still point where my life is anchored and from which I can reach out with hope and courage and confidence?’ While realizing my growing need to step back, I knew that I could never do it alone.”… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Spiritually Restless?