God Is Not A Forced-Air Furnace – Remembering Eugene Peterson

In light of Eugene Peterson's passing last week, I wanted to share the notes I took from a weekend spent with him talking about the formation of people on this faith road and specifically the place of spiritual direction in this journey.  6 years ago, I took a bus to Montana, stayed with a bunch... Continue Reading →

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Dear Madeleine

This is a letter from Luci Shaw to her friend Madeleine L'Engle about spiritual direction.... (and if you know me, that sentence just encapsulated three of the best things that happened to me in my life).  It is from Shaw and L'Engle's book Friends for the Journey.   Dear Madeleine, I'm sitting here at my... Continue Reading →

Stories

What is Spiritual Direction? Seems like a simple question, but sometimes I have trouble answering it succinctly. It's listening. It's walking with someone in their walk with God. In their questions and doubt and in their joys and big moments.   It's sitting across or beside someone as they listen to their life. It's stories. It's... Continue Reading →

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