Discernment in life often involves not only saying “yes” to God’s call, but saying “no” to all sorts of other potentially fun, enriching, and engaging opportunities. To deeply say yes, sometimes we have to say no.
My Lent last year was well planned. My friend Bradley and I had decided to practice the Ignatian examen, to spend a few minutes at the end of each day taking prayerful inventory. For centuries, St. Ignatius and his followers, the Jesuits, have taught this method of taking stock of events in the day to … Continue reading Lenten Disciplines