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Stick to the Business at Hand

Let us all persevere in the vocation to which God calls us. The enemy is wont to tempt those in the desert with thoughts of dealing with the neighbor and improving him, and to those who are helping the neighbor he will propose the great perfection of the desert and solitary life. Thus he lays hold of what is far off to prevent us from taking advantage of what is at hand.

- St. Ignatius Loyola, The Letters of St. Ignatius of Loyola, William J. Young, SJ

Temptation comes in an attractive package. One of Ignatius’s rules for discernment is “It is a mark of the evil spirit to assume the appearance of an angel of light.”

Take stock of your commitments. Are you inclined to change some of them? Why?

- Excerpted from An Ignatian Book of Days by Jim Manney