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In the Midst of Noise : An Ignatian Retreat in Everyday Life - Michael Campbell-Johnston

In the Midst of Noise

An Ignatian Retreat in Everyday Life

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What does the phrase "making a retreat" bring to your mind's eye? The quiet of a monastery? A hermitage deep in the woods? Needless to say, such images make modern, overscheduled people sigh with longing. We've convinced ourselves that there simply isn't time for us to withdraw from "the world" and recharge our spiritual batteries. This friendly and encouraging book offers hope. It outlines a way for you to put aside the cares and preoccupations of your busy life for a few minutes by means of a 30-day retreat that follows the principles of the famed Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Michael Campbell-Johnston employs a warm, first person approach that will immediately put you at ease. He uses dialogue to navigate the exercises, quoting scripture and prayers as the starting and ending points for each day's mini-retreat. You will emerge from this experience feeling renewed and grounded in your faith

Introductionp. 5
Week 1
Why a Retreat?p. 8
God Is Calling Youp. 11
Be Still and Know That I Am Godp. 14
God Is Lovep. 17
I Am Created by Love to Lovep. 21
From Egoism to Altruismp. 26
Use of Things: Climate Changep. 30
The Sin of the Worldp. 34
My Sinp. 38
God's Forgivenessp. 41
Week 2
The Good Leaderp. 46
The Annunciationp. 50
The Nativityp. 54
Two Standardsp. 58
Three Classes of Personsp. 62
Three Kinds of Humilityp. 66
Conversionp. 70
Preparing Election or Amendmentp. 73
Discernment: Consolation/Desolationp. 77
Process of Assessmentp. 80
Offering and Confirmationp. 84
Week 3
The Passionp. 90
Agony in the Gardenp. 93
Treatment by Jews and Romansp. 97
Seven Last Words on the Crossp. 101
Week 4
The Resurrectionp. 108
By the Sea of Galileep. 112
Pentecostp. 116
Contemplation to Attain Lovep. 120
Prayer in Daily Lifep. 123
Resourcesp. 127
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ISBN: 9780764819476
ISBN-10: 076481947X
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st August 2010
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 12.7  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.14