INNER COMPASS MARGARET SILF PDF

INNER COMPASS MARGARET SILF PDF

BOOK REVIEW – Inner Compass by Margaret Silf. I just finished reading Silf’s book this week, working through it with my LBC (ladies book. 10th Anniversary Edition Whatever path you’re on, God is there to guide you Anyone seeking to deepen his or her relationship with God will greatly benefit. “Inner Compass is lucidly written, down-to-earth, free of jargon, and full of hope and Margaret Silf discusses Ignatian Spirituality with Paul Campbell, SJ.

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Inner Compass: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality

Anyone seeking to deepen his or her relationship with God will greatly benefit from Inner Compass. For me, the most poignant moments were those in which Silf recognizes evil in our fallen world, that our failings and weaknesses are real but are part of what God is using to bring his goodness and kingdom into the world.

Aug 20, Andrew rated it really liked it. We discover the false messages we tell ourselves and the learn true self God has given us. I did read his autobiography while at Fordham for grad school, maybe I should revisit it….

Books by Margaret Silf. Silf is a master of image and metaphor to explain various practices—signposts, wounded birds, shadows, tunnels, bomb disposal, furniture in a room, being in a field or on a river, boats moving through a lock, and more. Silf provides real tools in recognizing the triggers for both our desolations and consolations and I find this to be of great value lots of underlines and highlights! I found through my LBC that many of the visualizations did not work for everyone, but everyone was able to connect to at least one or two of the major imagery-segments that Silf provided.

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This, however, puts it on new ground so that I can revisit spiritual formation and feel there is something to help me dig deeper, rather than revisit the same ground that I am well aware of from one angle.

Silf provides real tools in recognizing the triggers for both our desolations and consolations and I find this to be of great value lots of underlines and highlights!

This was really my first introduction to Ignatian spirituality and I thought that Ms Silf was a fine guide. The theology of redemptive suffering in one of the final chapters had me spending those pages gritting my teeth, as that There is much good work in this book. Open Preview See a Problem? No preview available – The ideas may seem a little confusing it unorthodox at times, but are also helpful in searching for God’s will. This is a great introduction to the profound insights of St.

It overwhelmingly focuses on the first week, searching for God’s voice within our deepest desires. The life force inside the tree thrusts roots deep down into the ground, seeking water and nutrients. The use of the “Godseed” metaphor, while I understand it, sometimes had me giggling like a twelve year old boy.

Inner Compass: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality – Margaret Silf – Google Books

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Unfortunately, things seemed to repeat themselves and my attention would wander from time to time.

I so enjoyed this book this summer– it became more of a faith manual and daily spiritual guide than a one time read for me. Most certainly Silf relates, in an understandable and moving way, that God is with us in the dark and trying times, as much as he is with us in the times of consolation.

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There is much good work in this book. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. See Review on ‘Landmarks’ https: Excellent overview of Ignatian spirituality with plenty of unique analogies and challenging exercises. If you want something to take you deeper into your authentic self, this book is fantastic.

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But innfr I must circle myself back to remembering the book presents itself as a ‘introduction’ and in that capacity, perhaps it is ok and understandable to be simply that, but it left me wanting the real stuff, and will hopefully drive me to read more of Ignatius himself.

Don’t let that stop you reading it. An Ignatian Book of Days. Goodreads silr you keep track of books you want to read. Ignatius was a soldier in sixteenth century Spain when a cannonball shattered his leg. I call these my root desires.

This is a fine first book for those wanting to know more about these spiritual practices and gain a fresh compasw deeper encounter with God. Does a good job of putting Ignatian spirituality into contemporary language.

I often found myself wondering why the book felt so long