You might remember how, in my last entry, I told a story of a time when a sarcastic comment I made to my sister went too far. Thinking through that story prodded me to think a little more deeply about sarcasm and cynicism themselves, especially why those two themes are so pervasive and appealing to us intelligent folks and believers that we are these days. Sarcasm considered.
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At its best, sarcasm is a way that people use language to account for the incongruities and disappointments in the world. It seems to be the lingua franca or at least a dialect of many American high schoolers, college students, twenty-somethings, and beyond.
Growing up with the Simpsons and Seinfeld , I find that sarcasm can become almost a default setting when first assessing a situation. Though sarcasm comes easy to me, observing it in strangers can be pretty unsavory at times.
It makes me wish people would at least give me the chance to earmuff it. Daniel R. Joyce, S.
Ignatius of Loyola. Most of us have fraught relationships with our New Year's resolutions. Making the bold and yearlong commitment to a new routine or a change in diet is often a grand setup for frustration. Ignatius of Loyola, the famous 16th century soldier, saint and founder of the Jesuits, would suggest that we dial back a bit on making resolutions.ipdwew0030atl2.public.registeredsite.com/425839-cellphone-location.php
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Instead, he would encourage taking our goals one day at a time. We need to look for that little bit of extra divine help — a grace that can work on our fragile human nature in order to accomplish real change. Ignatius would recommend that we set realistic goals for ourselves one day at a time, through what he called the daily consciousness examination.
First complied by the Jesuit scholar Gabriel Hevenesi in as Scintillae Ignatianae, these brief thoughts, supplications, prayers, directions, and other aphorisms were first published in an English translation in but have been unavailable in book form for many years. In this accessible gathering, anyone seeking a richer spiritual life will find words that inspire, challenge, enlighten, and transform.
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Ignatius Loyola abandoned the Spanish court for a life in service to Christ. Priest, teacher, and writer, in he founded the Society of Jesus, along with St. Francis Xavier, the Blessed Peter Faber, and others, establishing Jesuit schools, churches, and communities. He died in and was canonized in Ryan b.
A New Year’s Solution: Advice from Saint Ignatius of Loyola
He earned a doctorate at Harvard University in the comparative history of religion, specializing in Arabic and Islamic studies. In he began a long career as a teacher and academic administrator in West Africa, where he spent twenty-six years. He is the author of three books and numerous articles, scholarly and popular. As McGinley Professor, Fr.
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