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Be Here Now

Welcome to the middle of the second week of Advent. Being nearly halfway through the season, it feels hard to believe how quickly Christmas is

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Hopeful Preparations

Another Advent is upon us, and with it comes another opportunity to prepare for Christmas. It took too many years for me to understand why

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Manresa - Entrance to the Cave of St. Ignatius
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An Exercise in Gratitude

As we prepare to enter this celebration of Thanksgiving, I can’t help but find myself wrestling with my inner search for gratitude amidst the tumult of this year. What do we do when we feel powerless to find the blessings of life?

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Hope

What does hope look like to you? Everybody has the capacity to make art. If you were in the music room, or in front of

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Learning through Failure

During my first interview for this Ignite Internship, I spoke of my love of music and my intense desire to learn a musical instrument. I

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My Grandma Hannan

I thought of how blessed we were that she died slowly. I’m not sure I even thought about it until now, but if such a beautiful person were to have left my life abruptly, I would have been devastated.

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Lingering Yearnings

My commute to work has changed a lot with the fall. The stretches of narrow roads winding through the green hills and forests have become

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