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Photo by StandUPP

By Eun Joo Angela Ryo

The idea of a labyrinth was a rather foreign concept to me. I had briefly been introduced to it when I was in my first year in seminary, but it never occurred to me that it could be used as a powerful spiritual practice and tool for self-reflection. (more…)

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Shared by Sharon Kim

What have you been learning lately?

This past year, I’ve been practicing the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, also called the “19th Annotation exercises,” which involves setting aside an hour a day to meditate deeply on Scripture and to use your imagination in order to enter into the setting of the Scripture passage.  It has been absolutely awesome and life-transforming for me.

It’s so easy to be distracted and to let physical and temporary things consume your mind.  It’s also easy to let your mind wander during quiet times and to not take the time to still yourself before God in a focused manner.  (more…)

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