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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Mar 11, Rob rated it really liked it Shelves: Silf’s accessible text allowed me to focus on learning cpmpass prayer and my inner spiritual journey. Letting God be God 6. God hasn’t thought of something that Satan mentions to him, He wonders and doubts, etc. Silf has a way with imagery and of helping one mentally “enter” the situations she presents.

BOOK REVIEW – Inner Compass by Margaret Silf

Other editions – Margare all Inner Compass: Recognizing the Enemy Trusting the Friend. Email required Address never made public. Try to be as specific as you can. Dealing with sin and ignorance is a matter of peeling back the layers.

Inner Compass – Margaret Silf – Google Books

The exercise is only valuable if it reveals actual desires, not abstract concepts. The basic premise is that Go An interesting exploration of inner heart desires, loosely based on the 4 weeks of Ignatian exercises. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Margaret Silf offers an excellent introduction to Ignatian spirituality, not just explaining it but helping readers walk through its various exercises.


I’ve been interested in Ignatian Spirituality for a while and this has a more general take so far than some books I’ve read. I truly appreciated the advice from Igantius, to not make a decision to change our course while we are in a period of desolation, this has been very needed advice for me in the past weeks, and advice I was even able to impart to others without any religious overtones to help others consider and contemplate decisions instead of making them rashly.

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At the islf time, the above-ground growth is thrusting branches out into the air, seeking the light and warmth of the sun and the life-giving components of the air. But that’s just me. The use of the “Godseed” metaphor, while I understand it, sometimes ijner me giggling like a twelve year old boy.

Ignatius’s work, it makes me wonder if she is doing a similarly careless job filtering it for us. While reflective, the work exudes a congenial, practical outlook and a thoroughly modern sensibility. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

And then comes the realization, that whether we like it or not God really is answering our prayers, we just need to realize it. However, that is not a negative thing. It is a fascinating journey to 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. Books by Margaret Silf. Silf offers a number of parables to explain God’s work within us. I found it very rewarding, and a very workable introduction to Ignatian spirituality, but without enough of the history and direct drawing from St.

I found through my LBC that many of the ihner 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.


Inner Compass: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality

You might like to reflect on your own root-and-branch desires. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see imner This is a powerful book exploring Ignatian spirituality particularly in the context of the Spiritual Exercises.

And google ‘sonseed jesus is my friend’ on youtube to see one reason why. She cojpass out the value of all we experience. Close to the Heart A Guide to Personal Prayer This book is for anyone looking for a relationship with God in marggaret Christian tradition without the constraints of formulas or strict disciplines. And even allowed me to recognize when others did make rash and regretful decisions.

Excellent book for those who desire to know more about Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s way of growing into relationship with God more deeply.

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

Books by Margaret Silf. Selected pages Title Page. Margareh love the idea of the light of God and our choice to either face it and all it illuminates, both good and bad or to keep our backs to it allowing our line of sight to be darkened by our own shadow, creating a shadow that might darken the world for others, or worse, that the darkness of our creation will actually worsen the world.

Great intro to St.