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Heart Song: A Poem

By Kathleen Orange This original poem is part of the Pilgrim Stories initiative and a project of the Ignatian Year.  If your heart sings, what Is its tune? Does it seek the deep sea Spring green trees A volcano? Small girls in pink dresses Skipping over a lawn? Or does it sing itself The sure life in …

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I’M ALL IN: A Poem

By Gretchen Crowder This original poem is part of the Pilgrim Stories initiative and a project of the Ignatian Year.  Tell me, Lord, in clear words I can not miss: What is my magis? What is that one thing that will use it all, each and every gift? I feel deep inside that this thing, it exists. …

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Spirit & Verse: A Prayer for Peace When the World is on Fire

Spirit & Verse is a monthly column of original poem-prayers composed by Cameron Bellm, a Seattle-based writer and mother of two whose “Prayer for a Pandemic” went viral, bringing solace and comfort to many struggling during COVID-19.