Tools for Self-knowledge

Tools for Self-knowledge

Some weeks ago, spiritual direction colleagues and I were talking about the use and value of personality assessment tools in the spiritual direction encounter. Thinking about it since then—I can see the use and the value. Crucial to note that the person coming...
Ignatius of Loyola on Gratitude

Ignatius of Loyola on Gratitude

It is important to have a day dedicated to saying Thank You. Of course, as with Mother’s Day, the project can devolve into a commercial, saccharine mockery. My inbox is full of Thanksgiving reflections–many of which are profound, others not so much. Is there...
What Comes After #2

What Comes After #2

Tis the Season! No, not that season, although I am sure that we will be inundated with Christmas Holiday stuff soon. But this coming week, we are invited to pay special attention to our dead. Summer is ended. The harvest is in. The days grow shorter and shorter. The...