Discernment, Prayer and the Spiritual Exercises

In any case I now seek out signs of each season, and each moment within the season. The first leaf fall of autumn, and the turning of each type of leaf. Recently it has been the turn of the beeches, birches and golden-leaved cherry trees. Occasional...
Golden leaves against a blue sky with the cross of a church in the background
Peter O'Sullivan SJ
A boy kneeling down with his head bowed.
One night a forest scene came to mind. In it were several tall trees, with bark cracked and peeling, reaching to the heavens whilst the forest floor was covered with small bushes and bracken, some dead, others living. I could hear the thousands,...
Forest
Paul Nicholson SJ
A woman dancing.
Geoff Te Braake SJ
Road.
But, from the window of the bus I saw that the trees were beginning to put on their glorious autumn clothing; their leaves quietly changing from greens to vibrant reds, golden yellows and velvety browns before dropping to the ground. The giant old...
Autumn leaves and acorns laid out
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