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Farewell Picturing God

June 16, 2017

Since 2010, Picturing God: Faces and Traces of the Divine has shared your photographs that answer the question, “Where did you find God today?” We thank you for your support over the years, but now […]

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Walking on the Beach

June 15, 2017

“A friend came down to visit my husband and me over the weekend, and we did a couple of walks, one in the countryside and one along the beach. Both days were beautifully sunny, and […]

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Afternoon Sky

June 14, 2017

“Half of the picture is the blue sky with white clouds, and half of it is the green leaves and brown branches. How wonderful it is to witness the tree and clouds, which are far […]

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California Wildflowers

June 13, 2017

“I found God walking among the California wildflowers, grateful I was able to see the poppies open in the warm sunshine.” Submitted by J.Lang.

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Montego Bay

June 12, 2017

“I listened to God here, where I found him sharing his love with the creation of a lagoon that takes your thoughts out to the horizon. This place in Montego Bay, Jamaica, where life is […]

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  • Listening for God in Consolation
    By Becky Eldredge Discernment involves paying attention to the movements of the spirits so that we can continue moving towards our destination—the direction God is inviting us to head. As is clearly stated in the First Principle and Foundation, the goal of our life is to live with God forever. As I often tell spiritual […]
  • Go Forth to Change the World
    By Rebecca Ruiz My favorite moment of graduation is that moment when the graduate, after receiving the diploma, looks out into the crowd to loved ones with pride and gratitude. In that moment, after years of focus on personal growth and accomplishments, the focus shifts outward to the world. With fresh outlooks and youthful energy, […]
  • Seven Simple Spiritual Practices
    By Vinita Hampton Wright Editor’s note: Celebrate the 10th anniversary of IgnatianSpirituality.com with us. For 10 weeks, we’ll be “Counting the Gifts of Ignatian Spirituality” by bringing you special content on our website and special offers from our sponsor, Loyola Press. Learn more here. There are no magic numbers related to spiritual growth, but sometimes it helps to […]
  • Rooted in the Midst of Change
    By Marina McCoy In the Easter season, the first readings at Mass feature the Apostles as they undertake their missions. They are out in the world, preaching, healing, baptizing, and ministering to others. These early Christians are on the road. They travel to those who need healing, care, community, and the hope of the Gospel. […]
  • On Faith Free Mini-Posters
    By dotMagis Editor “We must enter into the adventure of the quest for meeting God; and we must let God search and encounter us.” “If we allow ourselves to be guided by what seems more comfortable…we accumulate no reserve of oil for the lamp of our faith.” “Faith is not fearful of reason.” Download free […]
  • Eight Tools for Combatting Desolation
    By Loretta Pehanich Editor’s note: Celebrate the 10th anniversary of IgnatianSpirituality.com with us. For 10 weeks, we’ll be “Counting the Gifts of Ignatian Spirituality” by bringing you special content on our website and special offers from our sponsor, Loyola Press. Learn more here. Once called “Devil’s Valley,” California’s Desolation Wilderness is a 100-square-mile protected “forest” near one of […]
  • Spring Cleaning: Our Need for Interior Freedom
    By Vinita Hampton Wright I do believe that the urge to spring clean or fall clean is a necessary function for us. The reality is, we live in space and are surrounded by stuff. And our surroundings influence how we feel and go about the day. The space we dwell in gives us energy or […]
  • Conversing with Mary Through Colloquy
    By dotMagis Editor Eric Gurash found the colloquy form of prayer “a grace-filled gift to [his] prayer life.” Initially doubtful of starting with Mary, Gurash changed his mind when he allowed himself to enter into colloquy: I pictured Mary before me and began expressing the needs and desires of my heart. Much to my surprise, […]
  • Nine Reasons to Embrace Ignatian Discernment
    By Gretchen Crowder Editor’s note: Celebrate the 10th anniversary of IgnatianSpirituality.com with us. For 10 weeks, we’ll be “Counting the Gifts of Ignatian Spirituality” by bringing you special content on our website and special offers from our sponsor, Loyola Press. Learn more here. Every spring, I invite the freshmen to consider how they can more […]
  • Gifts You Can Offer
    By Vinita Hampton Wright Consider that you are a person brimming with gifts. Do you dare offer them to a world always in need of love and wisdom? Allow yourself to identify what you have to give. You can offer the gift of experience—all you have learned by doing, and some things you’ve learned the […]