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Looking to deepen your spiritual practice or seeking beliefs and practices that are in synch with who you are — especially in the evening of life — a spiritual guide can make a difference.
“…we cannot live the afternoon of life according to the program of life’s morning, for what was great in the morning will be little at evening and what in the morning was true, at evening will have become a lie.”
What Others Have to Say…
Just a pleasure to read your affirming discoveries and wondering. ~SB
This is a beautiful meditation on the gifts and challenges of the season, and of being, more broadly in the winter of our lives… Keep writing!!! I love these essays and am enriched by your thoughts. ~VA
You have so much practical and existential wisdom to offer! Blessings on all of your endeavors. ~MU
“In the midst of winter I found within myself an invincible spring.”
Recent Blog Posts
Stations of the Cross
It’s Lent---the six weeks leading up to a remembering of the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. I was at Mass at a local Catholic church and found myself seeing something familiar in a whole new way. Most Catholic churches have representations of the Stations...
Tools for Self-knowledge
Some weeks ago, spiritual direction colleagues and I were talking about the use and value of personality assessment tools in the spiritual direction encounter. Thinking about it since then---I can see the use and the value. Crucial to note that the person coming for...
A New Year’s Resolution I’m Determined to Keep aka Wrestling with the Mastiff
The New Year almost always opens the floodgates to resolutions. Home. Workplace. Spirit. Health. I am no exception. For example, I crafted this glorious schedule for the website: 2 blogs a month, one Thought Leader, and a newsletter. Yet here I am as the end of...
How to Talk About the Evening of Life and not Drive People Out the Door?
Carl Jung compared the unfolding of a human life to the course of a day. As surely as the morning moves into afternoon and then becomes the evening, each life progresses through stages. What can go wrong? "Thoroughly unprepared, we take the step into the afternoon of...
Ignatius of Loyola on Gratitude
It is important to have a day dedicated to saying Thank You. Of course, as with Mother’s Day, the project can devolve into a commercial, saccharine mockery. My inbox is full of Thanksgiving reflections--many of which are profound, others not so much. Is there anything...
What Comes After #2
Tis the Season! No, not that season, although I am sure that we will be inundated with Christmas Holiday stuff soon. But this coming week, we are invited to pay special attention to our dead. Summer is ended. The harvest is in. The days grow shorter and shorter. The...