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Cameron Bellm

How St. Ignatius Can Help Us See God in the Noise and Interruptions of this Pandemic Year

Ordinarily this retreat in everyday life would take place in person. But this year the retreats and spiritual direction are taking place via Zoom, and I attend them from my office, which is also my closet. My hour of daily prayer takes place not during the peaceful morning lull when my children are at school, but right in their presence, since they are learning at home.

Spirit & Verse: A Prayer for Ash Wednesday

A Prayer for Ash Wednesday: We forget sometimes that ashes come from fire, That this soft black powder was once a firm green frond, Bright and vibrant before it became dry and brittle, Stiff and fibrous before a flame transformed it into dust.