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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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    By Tim Muldoon Jean Vanier, the man who committed his later life to serving people with intellectual disabilities in the L’Arche communities around the world, observed that “if you are blind to the poor, you become blind to God.” His attitude was very much like that of St. Ignatius, who described three kinds of people: […]
  • Faith Walking with Jesus
    By dotMagis Editor Remember this always: faith is walking with Jesus, and it is a walk that lasts a lifetime. At the end there shall be the definitive encounter. Certainly, at some moments on the journey, we feel tired and confused. But the faith gives us the certainty of Jesus’ constant presence in every situation, […]
  • Four Hidden Places I’ve Found God
    By Shemaiah Gonzalez 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. In my practice of looking for God, it’s rarely in the spotlight moments that I […]
  • Our Choices as God Might See Them
    By Vinita Hampton Wright The Christian faith has always taken seriously the matter of discernment. What choice will I make? We must choose constantly, through our daily routines as well as major life situations. We want to make the right choice, the one that will please God, the one that will help us prosper and […]
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    By dotMagis Editor God’s act of creation is not a one-and-done thing; it is ongoing. We experience that creative act of God with every breath we take. God is always with us because, in creation, God is always working out the divine purpose or intention. But we are mostly unaware of God’s presence and of […]
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    By Becky Eldredge 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. On more occasions than I care to count, people will comment to me, “Ignatian spirituality […]
  • Keeping Good Company for Your Soul
    By Vinita Hampton Wright God and Creator of my soul, I feel lonely. I want another person to talk to, someone who understands the struggle it is to pray sometimes, someone who values what I value: faith and true virtue and holy work to heal the world. I am weary of hearing only my voice […]
  • The MicroShifts Examen
    By dotMagis Editor Author Gary Jansen recommends approaching personal transformation by making “small change[s] in the way you look at the world or in the way you live your life,” a practice he calls MicroShifting. While the practice can be applied to many different areas of life, Jansen has come up with the MicroShifts Examen. […]
  • Six Reasons Ignatian Spirituality Appeals to Children
    By Fiona Basile 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. I believe children have a special and unique ability to be present to the mystery […]
  • 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 […]