This is a very practical work about engaging spiritually with one's faith. Ignatius of Loyola has much to share and Father David L. Fleming, himself a Jesuit, does a wonderful job of breaking down the elements of Ignatius's Spiritual Retreat in a way to make practical the practices in everyday life.
Intimacy with Jesus is the central grace of the Spiritual Exercises. This is not pie in the sky stuff, this is everyday life stuff, where the rubber meets the road. How do I response to the call of Christ in my life, at my job, with my family, in the public arena Great reflections and homework is found here. Jan 15, Keith rated it really liked it. This is a wonderful overview of Ignatius' emphasis, which should be read before delving into his "Spiritual Exercises". It was extremely helpful in understanding the Society of Jesus SJ and what inspires their lives.
Also, it is a good introduction to some of those wonderful spiritual disciplines that we are becoming more familiar with, such as the Prayer of Examen and Imaginative Prayer. It unpacks the main intent behind Imaginative Prayer. These are spiritual exercises developed and promoted This is a wonderful overview of Ignatius' emphasis, which should be read before delving into his "Spiritual Exercises".
These are spiritual exercises developed and promoted by Ignatius for cultivating a Christ-like heart. Jan 24, Calvin Nixon II rated it really liked it. Fleming, S. It was not long-winded, unlike other sources I've looked at. The theme is clear, concise, and vividly meaningful in each and every chapter. I am pleased, for a book as short as this one, it was not too watered down or basic.
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I appreciated Fr. Fleming's deep inward reflection; it definitely met me where I am. Nov 29, Rod White rated it really liked it. This is a very nice little book that sums up Christian discipleship. Ignatian spirituality is very practical and this book makes it seem very common. I recommend this for cell leaders who could use some clarity on how to help people be closer to God and who need some good reasons to keep going in service to the King.
Feb 19, Michael Williams rated it liked it. A nice little book providing a collage of almost journal-entry-like thoughts on the make topics of Ignatian spirituality. Not a bad afternoon's read but to me, nothing special. Jul 26, Patti Clement rated it it was amazing Shelves: spirituality-and-prayer , favorites. Fleming does an outstanding job explaining Ignatian Spirituality and what it truly means to be a contemplative in action.
Well worth the read and highly recommended. Oct 21, Leroy Seat rated it really liked it Shelves: read-devotional. This is a helpful little book even for those of us who are not Jesuits or even Catholics. It explains a lot about Ignatian spirituality that should be of help to any serious Christian. Kieran rated it really liked it Mar 08, Tressa rated it it was amazing Oct 20, We will return to this life vision repeatedly in this book because it truly is the foundation of the Ignatian outlook.
Ignatian spirituality also offers a work vision. What is our work in this world all about?
Why do we do what we do? What values should govern our choices? In the Spiritual Exercises, Ignatius asks these questions in the context of a reflection he calls the Call of the King. He proposes that we think about Jesus after the model of a king to whom we owe reverence and obedience. Christ our king calls us to be with him. The essence of the call is not to do some specific work, but, above all, to be with the One who calls, imaged in the everyday details of living like our king lives.
The second feature is a call to work with Christ our king.
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Christ is not a remote ruler commanding his forces through a hierarchy of princes, earls, dukes, lords, and knights. His call goes out to every person. He wants every one to join with him, and each one receives a personal invitation. The third part of the Ignatian vision is a vision of love. Above all, God loves, and he invites us to love him in return. Here we will note two statements Ignatius makes to introduce it. God is not just a giver of gifts, but a lover who speaks to us through his giving.
God holds nothing back. He shares his very life with us. He also shares with us the work he is doing in the world. Thus, the work we do is a way of loving God. It is not just work. By inviting us to share in his works, God is showing his love for us. In our response of trying to work with God, we show our love. Ignatius raises the questions: What does it mean for us to love? How do we go about expressing our love? How do we show our love for God, for ourselves, for others, and for our world?
He invites us to answer these questions by looking at how God loves. He is a God who sets no limits on what he shares with us. At the core of Ignatian spirituality is this perception of a loving God actively involved in the world. He was a soldier serving the kingdom of Castile, fighting to defend the city of Pamplona against a French attack. During the battle a cannonball struck him in the legs. Badly injured, Ignatius was taken to his family castle in the town of Loyola to recuperate.
There he endured two extremely painful operations to repair his wounds, and spent many months convalescing. Ignatius had a lot of time to think about his life, which, to that point, had been an undistinguished and unsatisfying pursuit of military glory and frivolous pastimes. Ignatius was a keenly observant man. He had asked for romance novels to read. These tales of love and adventure were the most popular printed books of the time, as they are in our time, and Ignatius loved to fill his imagination with these stories.
But the only books available in the house were a life of Christ and a book of stories about saints. Ignatius read these instead, and he was struck by the feelings they stirred in his heart. The stories of Jesus and the heroes of the faith inspired and stimulated him. By contrast, he was restless and discontented when he remembered his favorite tales of romantic love and adventure. He saw God as a God of Love.
This was no abstract philosophical concept. God as Love was no longer just a scriptural statement. Ignatius experienced God as an intensely personal, active, generous God, a God as Love loving. God creates, and by so doing God is actively showering us with gifts. God acts, and all his actions show his wisdom and love. It is not something we earn, or buy, or bargain for. Finally, this essay concludes with personal and communal meditations related to integral human development through each week of the Spiritual Exercises.
Save to Library. Rachunek sumienia jako instrument w dziele jezuickiego wychowania. Jan Klimak. This paper is written as a dialogue between two faculty members and scholars working within a Jesuit institution. Through their shared interest in leadership, especially an interest in Ignatian leadership, the following dialogue has Through their shared interest in leadership, especially an interest in Ignatian leadership, the following dialogue has emerged.
Tom Kelly works in our institution as a theologian and director of academic service-learning, and Dr. Moss Breen works in the graduate school leading an interdisciplinary leadership EdD program. Their backgrounds and fields are different, but their interest in the leadership of St. Ignatius is a common thread between them. Kelly starts the conversation and Dr. Moss Breen responds in kind. The vow of poverty is essential to many religious orders-as is their relationship to the actual people who are marginalized and poor in their context.
This article traces the origin of Ignatius of Loyola's embrace of poverty and its This article traces the origin of Ignatius of Loyola's embrace of poverty and its transferal to the Society of Jesus he founded. It follows the challenge of maintaining that commitment considering the principle ministry of the Society in education. Finally, it notes developments in the past 60 years for how "faith and justice" are framed and understood. Ignatius' preference for Jesuits to live in proximity to the poor is certainly challenged in the U.
When people think of the Jesuits today, ministries recognized as directly and indirectly serving the poor often come to mind.
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Meana dir. This article provides a brief vision of the importance that the imagination exercises in the Spiritual Exercises. Secondly, we expose the relationship between the imaginative view and the rest of human faculties Memory, Understanding and Will that involve in the spiritual experience. The article concludes with an approach about the inner sight as instrument of Ignatian Spirituality to educate the act of seeing and liberty in the ignatian subject.
Based on research from my first field assignment, it provides never-before-seen access to a Based on research from my first field assignment, it provides never-before-seen access to a religious congregation of men in the United States whose mission is to bring about a rebirth of spirituality in today's world. Comentario a los Ejercicios Espirituales de san Ignacio.