An Ignatian Framework for Making a Decision

11 Steps for Making a Decision Following the Ignatian Method  1. Identify the decision to be made or the issue to be resolved. The issue should be practical—about doing or not doing something. It has to be real; that is, there really is a decision to be made—a question about whether you should or should not … Continue reading An Ignatian Framework for Making a Decision

Anger’s Comfort Zone — Loud Thoughts Voiced Out

I agree with everything expressed in this post. Sadly, we don't hold back and give our loved ones the same respect we offer outsiders. We foolishly believe that because we are family it's OK to lash out and not filter ourselves. They'll forgive us and love us anyway. The other day I read a post … Continue reading Anger’s Comfort Zone — Loud Thoughts Voiced Out

Catholic Answers to a Cry for Help

Far in the back row, against the wall, was a hand hesitantly lifted for a question. I invited her to respond. “Doesn’t forgiving someone over and over again,” asked the woman in a subdued voice, “invite them to keep hurting us?” She had been a regular attendee during a parish program on forgiveness I had … Continue reading Catholic Answers to a Cry for Help

Life in between moments.

The real question is: why wait for the important moments to appreciate life when you can make every day just as important? Life is actually what happens between moments.

SPRINKLE OF THOUGHTS

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We always talk about the big things; those significant moments we either made or wish to make. The day we are born, our graduation, our white collar job, getting our first car, the first salary, getting married, our dream house, the kids,our first heartbreak, the day we lost a dear one etc. These and apparently any other occasions that marked us in this journey of ours eventually stay in our memory.

But come to think of it, all these appearances make a very small portion of our lives because they happen at a particular time and remain stagnant. They might change, either updrage or eventually fall apart. So what happens to the rest of our days? What about those days with no major big affairs? No heartbreaking, tantalizing, breathtaking situations? Don’t they count or are they simply a gateway to our success and heart desires? We live our average normal…

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