Being authentic

May 28, 2010

“Being authentic with everyone begins with truth in all things, especially the little things. Guard yourself from making small compromises in your integrity. Small cracks are what lead to a big breakdown.”
~John Maxwell

Do we turn to God to ask for help in living lives of integrity and authenticity?
How can spending time with God help us live authentically? 

Becky is an Ignatian-trained spiritual director, retreat facilitator, and writer. She is the author of the Busy Lives and Restless Souls (March 2017, Loyola Press) and The Inner Chapel (April 2020, Loyola Press). She helps others create space to connect faith and everyday life through facilitating retreats and days of reflection, through writing, and through spiritual direction. With nearly twenty years of ministry experience within the Catholic Church, Becky seeks to help others discover God at work in the every day moments of people’s lives by utilizing St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises and the many gifts that our Catholic faith and Ignatian Spirituality provide.

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1 Comment

  1. Briana

    Becky, thank you so much for sharing this quote. WOW. It really struck a chord with me. I’ve been on a journey since October learning how to be honest with myself and those around me, and learning about integrity and authenticity. This is such a great reminder of how letting even little things slide can add up into one big avalanche of internal corruption you don’t know how to stop. What a beautiful challenge of turning to God to help us be people of integrity and authenticity.


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