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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Which, obviously, is where I need to turn if I am interested in further pursuing this course.

Excellent book for those who desire to know more about Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s way of growing into relationship with God more deeply. Recognizing our own fallenness can really be very sad, but Silf does not let it immobilize us. Written for lay peopleInner Compass is a practical and experience-based guide to greater self-knowledge and spiritual awareness through incorporating the spiritual exercises of St.

Jan 03, Elaine rated it really liked it Shelves: Trivia About Inner Compass: I appreciated the ability to recognize that almost everything can be offered in some prayer-like way. Dealing with sin and ignorance is a matter of peeling back the layers.

I will hold onto several of the stories she shared about her own journey as helpful reminders that spiritual growth is challenging. We discover the false messages we tell ourselves and the learn true self God has given us.


No trivia or quizzes yet. This book is slowly helping me to reflect on my past, understand my present emotions and difficulties, thank God for the incredible blessings He has given me, and seek the peace and wisdom I need to determine my future. An interesting exploration of inner heart desires, loosely based on the 4 weeks of Ignatian exercises.

Ignatian spirituality expert Margaret Silf shows readers how to find God in daily life in this collection of stories and meditations.

For further information on Ignatian Spirituality, please visit our sister site: It all reminds us of the thrust of growth we find in nature.

Other editions – View all Inner Compass: And also a few to many words. That, if we stay close to him, we are consecrated in him, and then every time we are broken a little, every time xilf “die a little to self” we are able to move closer to him, to his suffering, and with each break and sacrifice we are giving to others in some measure.

BOOK REVIEW – Inner Compass by Margaret Silf

Margaret is passionate about making Christian spirituality, and especially Ignatian spirituality, accessible to people with no theological background. At least once per chapter there would be a single line challenging us to shift our paradigm, to ‘die to self’, to overcome our self-centeredness, but these opportunities copass not fully developed.

God hasn’t thought of something that Satan mentions to him, He wonders and doubts, etc. A landmark in the inner journey of prayer.

Inner Compass: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality

Ignatius of Loyola’s Spiritual Exercises. You are cojpass using your Facebook account. I did read his autobiography while at Fordham for grad school, maybe I should revisit it I found through my LBC that many of the visualizations did not work for everyone, but everyone was able to connect to at least one or two of the major imagery-segments that Silf provided.


The more you savor the journey, the more you will benefit from it. Ignatius to make me feel I have really connected to his process. This is a great introduction to the profound insights of St.

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You can also download this title in one of the following formats. Silf offers a number of parables to explain God’s work within us. Apr 15, Anne Joseph rated it it was amazing.

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Inner Compass: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality by Margaret Silf

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