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Whatever happened to Catholic spiritual direction?

It isn’t extinct. But the search for a real flesh-and-blood spiritual director can be daunting. You want someone who’s a good listener and who can relate to your difficulties, but you also want someone who can actually help you get spiritually unstuck and moving in the right direction. 911 more words

Maunday Thursday

The night of Christ’s betrayal begins with an upper-room feast. Accompanied by the hollow clunk of pottery dishes stacked hurriedly for washing, and surrounded by the pungent odors of roasting lamb, bitter herbs, and baking bread, a covey of men look to their leader. 301 more words

Written Art

Lewis on Equality, Servility, and Obedience

(The following is excerpted from my recent Sunday School class on Spiritual Direction through the Chronicles of Narnia.)

It is only barbarians who think that all service is therefore servile; that all obedience is therefore tyranny. 306 more words


God Whispers

(image from Relevant Magazine)

There was pus coming out of her face. Her big, beautiful, brown eyes were locked on me, but I couldn’t tear my gaze away from the hole in her cheek. 182 more words

This One's a Game Changer for Your Life

I am often asked the question, so… uh… you’re a Life and Spiritual Direction Coach? What in the world is that and how does it work? 917 more words

Life Purpose

How do you hold inspiration?

This is a variation of a post I wrote at http://www.IntoTheBardo.wordpress.com

A while ago, I was volunteering as a Spiritual Director with incarcerated women. As it so happens, working with the incarcerated us not always straight forward. 470 more words


Called Again: Of Bovine and Boxers by Reid Satterfield

This morning’s guest blogger, Reid Satterfield, writes about a learning experience as a missionary in Uganda.  Reid hails from Charlotte, NC.

Reflection on Cows

One evening—when we still lived in Northwest Uganda—April and I were awakened by the sound of footfalls just outside of our bedroom window.  823 more words