Fr. Anthony Borrow, S.J.

"I Alone, What Can I Be?"

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"I Alone, What Can I Be?"A Commentary on the Five Exercises of the First Week18/05/2023

The title of the present booklet “I alone, what can I be?” is a key expression which appears in number 58 of the Spiritual Exercises text. The “I alone” does not refer to a physical solitude (I’m on my own) or a psychological one (I feel alone), but instead to a vital choice:  “by and with my own strength,” “without needing God for anything.”  A presumption characterised by covetousness and pride which ends up turning into the root of sin (personal and structural) and its characteristic turmoil.

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