“The spiritual life, our relationship with God, is eternal and never-ending. Similarly, the Spiritual Exercises have no ‘end’.” – Debra Black
“By use of our imagination, recalling images of sacred people and moments in salvation history gives us a tangible visualization to ponder in meditation.” – Debra Black
“What would Jesus’ new year resolution be for you? His deep desire is that each of us grows close to Him, day by day. He has given to us His own mother to help us because no one can survive in this world without the love and guidance of His mother.” – Debra Black
“We hear variations of the lie that we are ‘not enough.’ And yet we have the precise gifts for our particular family, for our exact calling, for this specific cross, in this time, at this place, for this season. God promises only daily bread, and it is made to order. We do not have the grace for anyone else’s life—or even for tomorrow—but we have all we need to become more fully ourselves, which is more like Christ, today.” – Claire Dwyer
Fr. Bill Watson explores how the enemy seeks to thwart our advancement in the spiritual life and gives us tools in detecting his movements.
Satan tempts us with handfuls of sapphires. God holds out a diamond. We have to choose the pearl of great price, the one thing necessary. But oh, those sapphires can be very lovely…
More invaluable principles for Decision making from Fr. William Watson and St. Ignatius!