Heart

August 3, 2010

We often wonder how to hear God.   I am reminded by John Neafsey’s quote: 

“God’s word is heard in the heart, by the heart; God speaks to the heart, through the heart” 

We hear God by taking the time to listen to what is arising within us.  Our hopes, our fears, our dreams, our desires, our worries.  We hear by listening to our heart.  As we take the time to listen in prayer, we begin to notice patterns of what emerges within us.  God speaks to us through these recurring themes of our heart.

What recurring themes are arising within me lately?
What is God trying to make me aware of?

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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