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Why Spiritual Direction?

I have heard it say that the term Spiritual director is a misconception, since it is the Holy Spirit who is truly in charge of the direction. 641 more words


Good words inspired by the Good Word II

Dear friends,

As we turn the page to March and hope and pray for warmer weather and longer days, here are a few sentiments that held special meaning for me from the pages of my copy of the Upper Room devotional booklet. 254 more words


New! CLL Certificate Program Trains Spiritual Directors

The Spirituality Program in the Center for Lifelong Learning is pleased to announce the New Certificate in Spiritual Direction program. The first residential session will be in the fall of 2015. 354 more words

Along The Journey

The Holy Spirit's Work in Prayer

Sometimes we are tempted to stop praying because it “doesn’t seem like anything is happening.” That is, our prayer may feel boring, confusing, or useless. Sometimes these are just the normal phases of our own moods at work. 282 more words


What are you aiming for?

Are you aiming for purgatory or heaven? If you are aiming for purgatory, you are a fool. God desires you to be a saint, He desires union with you here and now. 30 more words


A Life of Cultivation

I originally wrote this piece for The Abby of the Arts website as part of their “Monk in the World” series.  

A certain form of existential paralysis has shadowed my inner life in the past. 1,054 more words

Quiet Pilgrim