Tag: St. Ignatius of Loyola

  • Mortification and St. Ignatius of Loyola

    Mortification and St. Ignatius of Loyola

    In writing this article, I want to clarify any misconceptions that I may generate upfront. I am not arguing against mortification itself. I am not arguing against the practice of what I will call “continuous mortification” for some if not most Christians. What I am thinking through is the notion that continuous mortification is not…

  • The Meaning of the Word “Is”

    The Meaning of the Word “Is”

    God is LOVE. . . . . . GOD is Love. . . . . . God IS Love. The first letter of John states that “God is Love” multiple times. Much has been said of agape, the sacrificial love which describes God’s love for us and how we are to love God and one…

  • St. Ignatius and Opportunity Costs

    St. Ignatius and Opportunity Costs

    For millennia the family craft would dictate one’s career. The son of a farmer is expected to be a farmer, the son of the fisherman will become a fisherman, and the son of the carpenter will become a carpenter. Within the past century a new model of choosing your own career became the norm. You…