Thursday, May 17, 2012


Mavens of every sort abound. Who’d have thought of a “wantologist” graces the professional pantheon? John O’Keefe read of one, and his reading generated “more compassion for the people who feel that they can’t find a mate without a dating service, who can’t name their children without a naming service, who can’t arrange their closets without a closet service, or who don’t know what they want without a want-identification-service.” In his Ignatian Life post Johns compassion led him to accentuate the practical side of discernment, that is, “the spiritual life is, in many ways, a practice.

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