Just the other day, I came across something in our local Catholic newspaper that got me excited. The article was about a gentleman who was changing jobs at a Jesuit High School in Baltimore, and he said that one of his tasks at the school was to integrate St. Ignatius’ Cura Personalis into the daily activities of the school. So, just what is Cura Personalis you ask? It’s Latin for care for the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Those that frequent this blog will recognize that this is a familiar theme here at Making All Things New.
My next door neighbor made a comment to me last week that I’ve been happily pondering ever since. She said she is always amazed that from early spring to late fall, I have something blooming in my yard. My mother would be proud, since this was a goal she always worked towards and she instilled the same desire in me.
This morning, as the sun was coming up, I took this photo of the irises growing just outside my kitchen door. They started their full bloom only yesterday, and the one at the top left is in the process of unfurling. I love this time of year!
For the last three days, I’ve been trying to find the time to get this post up. Between work, school, and keeping up with yard work, I’ve barely had two minutes. Until now.
A few days ago, I posted on the Ignatian principle of Finding God In All Things. Over the last several years, I’ve been able to successfully integrate this spiritual concept into my daily living. Well, most days…