Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash Find a Spiritual Director Read our blog Donate Sign up for this email Denise MainquistJuly 28, 2021 Last week I introduced the activity of asking for forgiveness and some of the nuances involved. Today I conclude by considering some of the struggles of this strangely difficult human activity. AContinue reading “Asking for Forgiveness (Pt. 2)”
Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash Find a Spiritual Director Read our blog Donate Sign up for this email Denise MainquistJuly 21, 2021 Last winter I wrote about the practice of forgiveness, how the Bible commands that we forgive others so that we ourselves may be forgiven. Forgiveness must come from somewhere deep inside usContinue reading “Asking For Forgiveness (Pt. 1)”
An ancient way of praying in many of the world’s great faith traditions–including Christianity–is to pray with beads. It’s a great way to kepp our busy minds focused on prayer because our intellect and our fingers are working on a specific task. They’re praying! Check out this article by Rev. Patrick Sipes about one wayContinue reading “Praying With Beads”
You know those times when you stumble over your personal history? The same old thoughts and feelings come up over and over until either you push them away again or deal with them. Healing and spiritual maturity come from the latter. Enjoy this devotion from Rev. Deb Mechler about this very idea . . . Continue reading “Possum and Stump”
Keep reading. It’ll make sense in just a few minutes! Find a Spiritual Director Sign up for this email Donate Read our blog Are you familiar with the prayer method of walking a labyrinth? Maybe you’ve seen signs at churches that have them.Continue reading “Solvitur Ambulando”
The Welcoming Prayer is a profound and powerful way to invite God into the difficulties of our lives. This article explains the Welcoming Prayer.
Noticing hearts in the wild is a spiritual practice that can also teach us to notice God present in our lives.
Are you yearning for a more vibrant faith? Consider these ideas for getting “unstuck.”
Creativity opens up a part of our soul the analytical intellect can not open. We can find God’s presence while be creative and enlarge our heartfelt presence in the world.
Addiction is tough to overcome. But it can be done! Here are some practical steps to take toward recovery.