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.
Flash Prayers are quick prayers you offer whenever you see someone in need or someone comes to your mind. It’s based on Frank Laubach’s work.
March 17, 2021By Rev. Dr. John J. Duling I was guiding a spiritual direction session with a directee (that is the name for someone who meets with a spiritual director) in a fellowship room of the church where he served as a pastor. It was a Zoom session and behind the directee was a paintingContinue reading “Let Art Nurture Your Soul”