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Tag Archives: discernment

Quest for the Grail: Weekly Summary

After the Grail experience, God is both perfectly hidden and perfectly revealed in everything. Continue Reading Quest for the Grail: Weekly Summary

Discerning What is Ours to Do: Weekly Summary

From my place of prayer, I am able to understand more clearly what is mine to do and have the courage to do it. Continue Reading Discerning What is Ours to Do: Weekly Summary

Engaged Contemplation

The contemplative life is not, and cannot be, a mere withdrawal. Continue Reading Engaged Contemplation

Seeking God’s Will

Discovering your unique gift to bring to your community is your greatest opportunity and challenge. Continue Reading Seeking God’s Will

Spirit-Led Action

The Spirit leads us downward. To the bottom, to the place of humility, to the position and posture of service. Continue Reading Spirit-Led Action

Our Unique Path to Action

Can there be a form of contemplation that is at once stillness and movement? Continue Reading Our Unique Path to Action

Contemplation and Right Action

If contemplation doesn’t lead to genuine action, then it remains only navel-gazing and self-preoccupation. Continue Reading Contemplation and Right Action

We Are Being Guided

The Spirit in us knows how to use everything that happens to bring about healing and growth. Continue Reading We Are Being Guided

The Five M’s: Weekly Summary

The best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better. Continue Reading The Five M’s: Weekly Summary

A Midwife for the Soul

Spiritual Direction A Midwife for the Soul Monday, June 21, 2021 Summer Solstice Tend only to the birth in you and you will find all goodness and all consolation, all delight, all being and all truth. Reject it and you reject all goodness and blessing. What comes to you in this birth brings with it… Continue Reading A Midwife for the Soul

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