Journey, Wilderness and Comfort: The Movements of the Spiritual Life

“At once, this same Spirit pushed Jesus out into the wild. For forty wilderness days and nights he was tested by Satan. Wild animals were his companions, and angels took care of him.”—Mark 1:12 How is it that in one single verse, Mark explains the journey of the spiritual life? It’s fascinating to simply sit […]

Letting Go–the Sacred Art of Surrender

There is more to life than gaining; than the amassing of things; of collecting the sentimental stuff of our lives. There is clutter around us and clutter within our souls. The four quadrants of our hearts seems so filled that some days we cannot breathe or at least breathe easy. We collect our degrees and […]

Some Resources to Help Us Discern

Let's Build a Resource List Together!

I”m so greatly encouraged that so many of you have emailed or left comments about me sharing my own personal journey of discernment. I thought I would share here some collected resources: prayers, poems, etc that I’m using that you may want to consider also.  Would you mind sharing in the comment section of the […]

The Shifting of My Emotional Tank

How What Mattered Then Does Not Matter Now!

As we age, our capacity to keep our inner buckets filled changes. It’s really that simple. This metaphor, helps me grasp some of the deeper ways and shifts I see taking place in me—in my emotional bucket. If you’ve not been following me on my thinking about repositioning my life and work, here’s a chance […]