Tags » Spiritual Direction

Forgetting to Be Kind?

A Year of Being Kind blog – Sunday, September 14, 2014

Forgetting to Be Kind?

I like to talk to my friends, or members of my family, on the telephone. 358 more words

September 15, 2014 - presence

Our five year goals.
In 2019 we are…
 Known as a healing presence: Our attempts to center in on Jesus make a difference. Circle Counseling and other teams provide opportunities for internal and external peacemaking. 396 more words

5-year Goals

Where two or three (or fifty) are gathered

I do not like to procrastinate. Back in college I would finish an assignment with time to spare and start the next project a week early. 725 more words


We must be silent, leaving space for the silence in which God can speak.

Again, in Confessions, in the ninth book, our Saint (Augustine) records a conversation with his mother, St Monica, whose Memorial is celebrated on Friday (August 27), the day after tomorrow. 178 more words

Learning How To Pray

Are you uncomfortable with silence?

I’m not a talker… I’m more of a listener. Recently, during a spiritual direction session, I and the spiritual director (S.D.) just sat in silence. I’m just… well… trying to anticipate a question or a response from what I just said earlier. 161 more words

Jambalayan Thoughts

And This is Pure Truth, Pure Beauty

The Art of Blessing The Day

by Marge Piercy

This is the blessing for rain after drought:
Come down, wash the air so it shimmers, 430 more words


Spiritual Direction Update - Volunteers Needed!

You might think I have put the project on spiritual direction on the back burner because I have said little about it lately. To the contrary, some marvelous people have stepped up and have offered help to provide people with real help that will get everyone who seeks it guidance that is solidly grounded in the faith. 968 more words