365 inspirational thoughts from the best and brightest voices in Ignatian spirituality
Gerard Manley Hopkins, SJ, famously wrote that "the world is charged with the grandeur of God." This quote, from which "Charged with Grandeur" takes its name, points toward a key principle of the Ignatian tradition: that God is found in all things, in all places. Yet this is just one of an abundance of inspirational ideas that stem from Ignatian spirituality. To really understand what this unique yet highly practical spirituality is all about, it helps to look at it through many different lenses and to hear about it from many different voices.
"Charged with Grandeur" contains 365 insightful and inspiring Ignatian thoughts presented in a daily-reading format. As such, it is perfect for anyone who desires to learn more about this popular form of spirituality within the context of daily reflection and prayer.
The hundreds of short entries, grouped under 12 different Ignatian themes, cover the gamut of the spiritual tradition begun by St. Ignatius Loyola. From James Martin, SJ, to Margaret Silf, from Maureen Conroy to David L. Fleming, SJ, each author's entry allows us to dip our toes into the deep, rich heritage that is Ignatian spirituality. More importantly, each spiritual reflection encourages us to draw closer to God and to live out the Christian faith in everyday life.