Spiritual Direction creates the safe space to reflect on how you are experiencing the presence of God in your life.
The Gospel of Luke offers an exchange between Jesus and a lawyer that displays the shift that can take place when we enter the relationship of spiritual direction. The lawyer approaches Jesus with a spirit of confrontation, but Jesus uses the exchange to move him from a place of right answers to an experiential engagement with the Great Commandment. Jesus’ questions and then telling the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) is a wonderful example of spiritual direction in action.
I look forward to the opportunities of sitting before God — THE Spiritual Director — with another and together discovering the goodness of God.
I have served in various ministry positions for over 25 years, both in Church settings and social ministry contexts. I am currently the Director of Operations for a ministry in Athens, Ohio called Good Works, Inc. (www.good-works.net). These ministry experiences provide a wealth of background for discerning the work of God in one’s life and continuing our journey in Love: Love of God, neighbor, one another, self and one’s enemies.
Come, let’s journey together.
Taking the next step of one’s journey of faith through spiritual direction feels very risky. It is so personal in nature that it is difficult to know who we should trust with this. But this journey is not a solitary one. The journey of faith and the journey to be still is always a journey in community, a journey with another.
If by reading this website and learning a little about me you would like to invite me to journey with you, please contact me. This initial session does not obligate you to anything. It simply gives us the chance to explore the possibility of a short journey together.
I look forward to sharing the journey with you!
I just wanted to tell you that I thought you led us all wonderfully last night. I particularly enjoyed the yoga part. There’s something about doing this yoga stuff in that particular environment with these particular people that really opens something up in me and causes me to face myself, and often causes me to be emotionally present to myself. Which often makes me cry. : ) I find that I become aware of anxieties and pain that I had been hiding from myself. Anyway, I just appreciate that space and appreciate that you’re doing this with us all.