As a Spiritual Director and Educator, I weave together my passion for art, writing, creation care, and contemplative prayer to offer unique opportunities for connecting with the Holy Spirit. I offer both individual spiritual direction as well as facilitate retreats and workshops. I enjoy inspiring others to connect, to listen and to create.
In my 4oth year, cancer, divorce, and church politics had taken a toll on me spiritually and physically. All I could do for three months was sit in my newly planted raised beds and watch things grow. I spent this season of woundedness learning about creation and the Creator by observing all that was occurring in the garden. After awhile, the healing began.
Several years ago, I was asked to start a small group for women at my church who were seeking something different than a typical Bible study. At the time, I was in my early 40s, raising a daughter, running my own full-time nonprofit ministry, and working a couple of consulting gigs to make ends meet. In my spare time, all I wanted was to “just be.”
I have recently been re-reading Pádraig Ó Tuama’s book In the Shelter: Finding a Home in the World. I find it grounds me in ways that complement other aspects of my spirituality. Yesterday as I prepared to drive home from a work engagement, I…