Monthly Archives: November 2015

Right before my Eyes

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by R.J. Moritz Click for Printable View   I look out the window and see What is right before my eyes There is nothing more to see   I see the red geranium Hanging in the cool morning air I see the spotted fawn Jump gracefully into the woods I see the squirrels Scamper from tree to tree While… Read more »

God calls, we respond

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This blog post from William Barry, SJ, is a reflection on David Fleming’s Book, “What is Ignatian Spirituality”, which Ignatian Volunteers are using for spiritual reflection in many regions this service year. Click for Printable View What is God’s call to us? What God does want? Over the centuries people have given many responses. But let’s reflect again on… Read more »

Beautiful

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We might exclaim “Beautiful!” when we have an experience that is more than just pleasing to us, as in witnessing a reconciliation between two persons formerly estranged, or viewing a work of art, a scene in nature or a new-born baby. We readily distinguish between those things we identify as pretty from those we spontaneously… Read more »

A Lesson Learned

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This reflection from Ignatian Volunteer Kate Kniest was originally posted in IVC Chicago’s Footprints Blog . On a routine day at Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep, I learned a profound lesson from a colleague who is deeply concerned about students and their families, many are of whom are first or second generation immigrants. A student needed special supplies… Read more »