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Overcoming Mental Health Demons

How do we find God amidst mental illness or addiction? Rachel O'Conner shares a few insights from her experience.

Feeding Our Pain

There are some who live lives of anger and hurt, and they seek to continue to feed their pain. This is a sign of the evil spirit or, in the language of Eckhart Tolle, the "pain-body". They key is not identifying ourselves with it.

Desiring Our Happily Ever After

The deep desires God plants within our hearts are ultimately oriented to the unfolding of God's Kingdom; this includes discovering who we're meant to be.

The Suppression & Restoration of the Jesuits

For the Feast of St Ignatius, this is a re-post of the story of the Suppression and Restoration of the Jesuits.

Ignatian Spirituality and Memory

It is human nature to engage memory in bettering ourselves. Memory is an integral part of Ignatian spirituality and a primary way God speaks to us.

Ignatian Spirituality in Marriage, Family, and Relationships

A conversation with Tim Muldoon on how Ignatian principles can be applied to all kinds of relationships.

The Discernment of Spirits – Part 3

A look at Ignatius' more subtle rules for the Discernment of Spirits. This is the final part of a three-part series on Ignatius’ Rules for the Discernment of Spirits.

The Discernment of Spirits – Part 2

A look at the basic rules for the Discernment of Spirits. This is the second part of a three-part series on Ignatius' Rules for the Discernment of Spirits.

The Discernment of Spirits – Part 1

How do we know the voice of God from the voice of the evil one? This is the first part of a three-part series on Ignatius' Rules for the Discernment of Spirits.

Taking the Examen to the Next Level

Did you know Ignatius presented two variations of the Examen in the Spiritual Exercises? I walk you through the version you may be less familiar with and how you can apply it to your daily life.