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Saying Goodbye in Direction

As a young spiritual director in training, one of the common challenges I’ve encountered is finding and keeping directees. A practice I’ve inherited from my teachers is that I ask for an initial six-month commitment, which can become helpful when early conversations suddenly become challenging and uncomfortable, or when the outcomes are not immediately evident or satisfying, or when meetings become inconvenient to schedule. 623 more words

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Self-disruption

Moving into our own disruptive nature means moving past our own egoic sense of self and identity as lone. They process is simple, though not always easy. 123 more words

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rituals

I have been doing dream work with clients and groups since 2007. One aspect of dream work which I have not fully integrated yet is the practice of rituals. 331 more words

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my Living Water source

There’s something about the phrase Living Water that stirs me so deeply and connects me directly to the wellspring of faith I have in a God who is kind and abundant. 268 more words

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Spiritual Practices: Spiritual Direction

Hello and welcome to my bi-monthly blog on spiritual practices*. Last time my wonderful spiritual director guest blogged about Centering Prayer because it was not a practice I had tried consistently. 549 more words

Spiritual Formation

Sugaring

With the recent arrival of warm days and cool nights, my neighbors were out opening their tap lines on their sugar maple trees to begin this year’s sugaring season. 763 more words

what breaks your stillness with laughter

I am cultivating a plan for the Lenten season that will be my response to the strong desire I have for God and for alignment with what is well with my soul. 237 more words

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