Enjoy this short story about a space cowboy who discovers a family and a home on a far distant planet.
All posts by Philip Nahlik, SJ
Originally from St. Louis, MO, Philip is currently studying philosophy and theology while finishing his Ph.D. in chemistry at Loyola University Chicago. His professional work focuses on K-12 science curricula and teacher development, especially around incorporating ethics, spirituality, and environmental topics into science classes. You can often find him listening to music, drawing, and reading sci-fi. You can follow him on Instagram: @philnyesciguy
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Why my Favorite Newspaper Section is the Wedding Announcements
Wedding stories often show how a couple overcame obstacles in their relationship. Philip shares how the First week of the Spiritual Exercises helped transform his understanding of obstacles in his relationship with God.
Five Practices that Might Just Bring Your Examen to the Next Level
Was St. Ignatius a sociologist? These five research tools can help deepen your daily prayer practice.
Jesuit 101: Are We Ready to Be “People for and with Others”?
If you went to a Jesuit school, you likely heard about being a ‘person for others.’ Do you really know what that means?
That One Beautiful Moment, A Short Story
Philip started writing fiction as an escape during the pandemic. He hopes this story can be an inspiration for others in their discernment and sense of true beauty, including the scars and the most vulnerable parts of ourselves.
What Child is This? Or rather, What Children are These?
To explore the mystery of the Incarnation, Philip draws, quite literally, on his experience working with children in the Jesuit novitiate.
Finding Jesus in My Sketchpad
Philip Nahlik, SJ shows us how he drew his way into friendship with Jesus
A Song for Discerning to take that Leap of Faith
As many of us begin a new school year or face critical decisions, we might feel afraid of falling. In these moments, the tools of discernment can help us identify our fundamental questions and to act, asking God, as Elyssa Smith does, “will you catch me?”