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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BOOK REVIEW – Inner Compass by Margaret Silf

It overwhelmingly focuses on the first week, searching for God’s voice within our deepest desires. 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 compasss 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.

No trivia or quizzes yet. In that way, the book is a true success. Email required Address never made public. All orders placed on our website or by email during that period inned begin processing beginning Thursday, January 3rd, The entire work provides a guide to compxss life as a spiritual journey and gives tangible ways to reflect on and share that life and more importantly to see the “God-in-the-other” in all we encounter.

Deep stuff, hard to fathom and even harder to accept for those of us who are already hard on ourselves. She lives in England. Great modern look at the teachings of St.


Inner Compass – Margaret Silf – Google Books

Recognizing the Enemy Trusting the Friend. Dealing with sin and ignorance is a matter of peeling back the layers. Deep stuff, hard to fathom and even harder to accept for those of us who are already hard on ourselves. There is kargaret value in the chapter on Tracking Our Moods.

Compasss when we reach the very end does she introduce the Second, Third, and Fourth Weeks touchin This is a great introduction to the profound insights of St. If we suppress them, they simply go underground, like bramble roots, and surface somewhere else when we least expect them.

This book was a slow and deep drink for me! But then I must circle myself back to remembering the book presents itself as a ‘introduction’ and in that capacity, perhaps it is ok comlass understandable to be simply that, but it left me wanting the real stuff, and will hopefully drive me to read more of Ignatius himself. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

She draws out the value of all we experience. She travels widely as a speaker and retreat director. See Review on ‘Landmarks’ https: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality Author: All this helps to get a clear view of where we stand, whe 69 – To follow you more nearly.

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 maggaret 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. Books margareh Margaret Silf.

But the most beneficial of all was the real-life and sometimes sif examples of how to use Ignatian Imagination to ‘exercise’ our spirituality. Want to Read saving…. 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 well.


Ignatius of Loyola’s “Spiritual Exercises.

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

I tried to get into this, but got bogged down innee the newage Godseed, Circle of Where – really? Feb 17, Diane rated it it was amazing. Unfortunately, things seemed to repeat themselves and my attention would wander from time to time. There will be portions I will return to.

Inner Compass: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality

Devoted followers of Ignatian spirituality and spiritual seekers alike will find that wherever life has led them, Inner Compass offers renewed direction and purpose and helps them recognize the will of God within their own inne. So What Went Wrong? This book is for anyone looking for a relationship with God in slf Christian tradition without the innerr of formulas or strict disciplines.

Read it for yourself and see that there are no such motives for God as she ascribes. She introduces the reader to the And even allowed me to recognize when others did make rash and regretful decisions.

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. Selected pages Title Page. Silf offers a number of parables to explain God’s work within us.