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A thanksgiving examen

A thanksgiving examen

For many, the spiritual practice of the Examen is a rich and insightful experience. It offers a way to prayerfully reflect over the day and to interntionally notice what the day brought. It can be fertile soil for growth and transformation. This week I came across...
Bending with the wind

Bending with the wind

to let myself be present to whatever is being offered I was very blessed to spend four days and nights away for retreat time last weekend. Tucked away in a little cabin in the woods, off grid (no electricity or running water) with a little outdoor kitchen and compost...
When we find ourselves waiting

When we find ourselves waiting

Waiting always contains gift. The gift to grow in trust, to let go, to relinquish control.  Our gorgeous 2 year old Yellow Labrador, Moth – have I mentioned her before?! – came into season during these past few weeks. We had been waiting with anticipation...
Friendship – Part 1.

Friendship – Part 1.

No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. Last week, Richard Rohr’s week of Daily Meditations were on the subject of friendship. They contained some wonderful truths, some of which I’d...
Guest Blog – what it Spiritual Direction?

Guest Blog – what it Spiritual Direction?

Spiritual direction is a holding space for people to look inward and connect with what is divine and sacred. I found this explanation of Spiritual Direction and how it can help really insighful and helpful. It was written by Laura Fairchild and came through a...