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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

Creativity

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

Conversion

Out of this World

One of my geekier interests is BookCrossing, something I have been doing for several years now. Last weekend I was at the Greenbelt Festival… 194 more words

The McDermott's Are Back in the Saddle After Their Move.

For those of you who might be confused, we are back in the saddle at our offices in Northampton after our personal move to Shutesbury. Both Tricia and I are seeing clients for counseling (individual and couple’s) and spiritual direction. 145 more words

Spiritual Direction: An Essential Tool for Ministry in the 21st Century

Over the last few decades, the number of spiritual directors in the United States has steadily increased. Amy Frykholm writing in The Christian Century notes that “the dramatic growth of Spiritual Directors International (SDI) illustrates the trend: it had about 1,200 members in 1995 and about 6,000 by 2005, and it expects to have over 10,000 by 2016.” At the same time, the number of people who identify as “spiritual but not religious” has increased as well, up to 33% of the population in the United States according to… 456 more words

THE VICE OF SPEAKING IMMODESTLY - ST ALPHONSUS LIGUORI

ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST. – ON THE VICE OF SPEAKING IMMODESTLY

 “He touched his tongue, and the string of his tongue was loosed.” MARK vii. 33, 35.  2,343 more words

Who should seek spiritual direction

Spiritual Direction is open to everyone. Anyone who would like to deepen their relationship with God will benefit from having a spiritual director. God would love to be in an intimate relationship with all of us. 71 more words

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