Learn more about how we can support you in response to the coronavirus in this letter from our president and publisher.
Our computer network is currently offline for a repair issue. We expect the repair effort will be completed late today, April 3rd. As a result of this unexpected development, we will be unable to process orders until the repair is completed. However, we expect to be fully operational on Monday April 6th.
Joellyn Cicciarelli, President/Publisher
St. Ignatius believed that our deepest desires are God-given. To long for intimacy with God or others, or to thirst for wisdom, justice, or peace is to encounter God in a very real, utterly human way.
It’s good to pray with these desires, but it’s not always easy to pray this way. As we get in touch with our deepest desires, we realize they’re unfulfilled. We feel empty. But in the emptiness is an invitation.
St. Augustine intuited that God leaves desires unfulfilled for a time so that our longing stretches the capacity of our soul to receive more than we can imagine now. So let’s not rush too quickly from this spot, but enjoy the expectation of the unimaginable fulfillment of our longings that God desires for us.