Tag Archive: Ignatius

Use Your Imagination

Ignatian Prayer with Scripture St. Ignatius of Loyola advised Christian disciples to use their imagination to prayerfully enter into the experience of scripture.  Usuing contemporary metaphors, you could think of it as a sort of virtual experience of the scripture where you read the scripture and then create in your mind a short film about…

Prayer of Examen

Reflecting on the Year Past and Every Day New Years Day is traditionally a time for making resolutions, but more broadly for taking stock, reflecting on the year gone by, and reflecting on hoped-for changes for the year to come. Prayer of Examen, a prayer practice which comes to us from St. Ignatius of Loyola,…

Making Good Decisions

When faced with a decision, do you ever wonder “What does God want me to do?”  This can be a deeper question than it might seem at first glance, especially when we are choosing between two (or more) positive choices about things like career paths (Do I take this job offer or go back to…