Great Cloud of Witnesses

Why I Need Spiritual Direction and You Might, Too

I got a new spiritual director this week. Life circumstances for both of us had, a couple of years ago, conspired such that my original director and I had to amicably end our "direction relationship." The next director and I already had a pre-existing friendship which, while lifegiving in many other important ways, did kind… Continue reading Why I Need Spiritual Direction and You Might, Too

Great Cloud of Witnesses, Seasonal

Magnificat

I met with my spiritual director last week and in the course of our conversation, she said, "I wonder if you would consider...I think we did this together when we were in London, too...writing a Magnificat. You know, 'My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for...' You write the… Continue reading Magnificat

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Reunions

The last month has been full of "blasts from the past." The pastor who first picked me up from Heathrow Airport and brought me to the East End where I would live for the next five years, when I moved to London in my 20's, just paid us a weekend visit on his way to… Continue reading Reunions

Milestones, The Word

A Reunion with Periwinkle

Over the weekend, I am delighted to report, I (and six others) was graduated from Holy Conversations, the two-year spiritual direction training programme offered by the Anglican Diocese of New England. We all met on Friday evening at our supervisor's house, where we had a lovely, relaxed dinner together. Then the next morning we reconvened,… Continue reading A Reunion with Periwinkle