Shalom Place was founded as a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie. 

This ministry is about assisting those persons who are searching 

for more meaning and who yearn to grow in their life of faith and spirituality.

This week's reflection

Three Reasons It's Hard to Be Still (Pt. 2)


Vinita Hampton Wright

2. We sometimes prefer distraction to concentration when it comes to soul work.

I have said to writers at various conferences: “We procrastinate when it’s time to write because, deep down, we know what true writing will cost us.” When the soul is allowed the space, time, and uncluttered mind to tell us our truths, we discover that those truths can be unsettling. If I’m quiet and inactive for an afternoon, what might rise to the surface is not some new insight into a Gospel passage but worries about the state of my marriage or my resentment toward a friend. My soul—under the influence of the Holy Spirit—will direct me to the real issues that I must see and tend today. Subconsciously, we understand that to invite silence and stillness is to open the door for soul work that is sometimes painful. It’s much easier to be busy—even “spiritually” busy—and to distract ourselves in various ways.

Reason 3 will follow in coming weeks! Stay tuned!

From: www.ignatianspirituality.com

January 8, 2019

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Pray as you go is a daily prayer session, designed to go with you wherever you go, to help you pray whenever you find time, but particularly whilst travelling to and from work, study, etc. A new prayer session is produced every day of the working week and one session for the weekend. 

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