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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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Don’t let that stop you reading it. God hasn’t thought of something that Satan mentions to him, He margafet and doubts, etc. Open Preview See a Problem? Unfortunately, things seemed to repeat themselves and my attention would wander from time to time.

Mar 11, Rob rated it really liked it Shelves: You are commenting using your WordPress. Pathways to detachment Does a good job of putting Ignatian spirituality into contemporary language. Dec inher, Jennie rated it it was amazing.

BOOK REVIEW – Inner Compass by Margaret Silf

This makes her the world’s absolute worst reteller of that story. Jan 03, Elaine rated it really liked it Shelves: She introduces the reader to the life story of St. Silf offers a number of parables to explain God’s work within us. I 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.


You are commenting using your Facebook account. Refresh and try again. This was really my first introduction to Ignatian spirituality and I thought that Ms Silf was a fine guide. Highly readable exploration of Ignatian spirituality, with a variety of reflection activities mqrgaret allow for individual contemplation of self and God. Ignatius of Loyola’s “Spiritual Exercises.

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

The author has an mararet heart and she is a wonderful instructor. A few examples might help to clarify this. Finding Our Past in God. Taking Your Ignatian Journey Further. At least once per chapter there would be a single line challenging us to shift our paradigm, to ‘die to self’, to overcome our self-centeredness, but these opportunities were not fully developed.

Inner Compass: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality

I found it very rewarding, and a very workable introduction to Ignatian spirituality, but without enough of the history and direct drawing from St. This site uses cookies. Recognizing the enemy, trusting the friend Silf’s accessible text allowed me to focus on learning about prayer and my inner spiritual journey. In closing, I have to say that I think Ms.

Among my root desires I find such things as: An Ignatian Spirituality Reader. In the latter chapters, it touches on weeksimaginatively reading and praying through Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. At one point she retells God and Satan’s conversation from the beginning of the book of Job, which is what begins Job’s suffering. Ignatius of Loyola, Silf does a remarkable job explaining how we can tap into our “WHO center” that part of us all that is holy and good and who God wants us to be and bring it back to the WHERE part of ourselves innner part where we live our daily experiences and back again.

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For a tree, the thrusting goes in two directions. I get something new from this wonderful book each time I pick it up. And then comes the realization, that whether we like it or not God really is answering our prayers, we just need to realize it. The below links will direct you to another website to make your purchase. Ignatius and how it gave solf to the exercises. And margzret my branch desires I find: Paperbackpages. Close to the Heart A Guide to Personal Prayer This book is for anyone looking for a relationship with God in the Christian tradition without the constraints of formulas or strict disciplines.

Apr 15, Tim rated it really liked it Shelves: And even allowed me to recognize when others did make rash and regretful decisions. I found through my LBC that many of the visualizations did not work for everyone, but everyone was able margart connect to at least one or two of the major imagery-segments that Silf provided.

Inner Compass: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality by Margaret Silf

The deepest desire 9. Anyone seeking to deepen his or her relationship with God will greatly benefit from Inner Compass, Margaret Silf’s dynamic presentation of the profound insights of St.

But that’s just me.