Reflections from Our Directors
Having experienced decades of winters here in Minnesota, I really enjoy the vibrancy of spring. The last two months of trees budding, crocuses blooming, and grass greening, shouted, “Life is here!” This spring has been especially life-filled as the winter of the...
Spring and the Holy Spirit bring new life in the midst of pandemic and mental illness.
In moments of experiencing unconditional love and acceptance, we often do not have words for what that experience is like, we just “know” it.
We are all loved by God. That is unchanging. Anywhere and everywhere. For everyone. Knowing this may help in the healing.
Years ago, a chance encounter in an antique store ultimately led to a reclaiming of my spiritual roots and a deeper relationship with the Divine. The encounter was with Mary, aka the Blessed Virgin, or rather, a simple unpainted ceramic statue of a young woman that...
I wanted to have a prayer life as vital and intimate as the people interviewed in the aftermath of the trial.
Contemplating our death…doesn’t have to produce anxiety or fear – it can, in fact, allow us to live life more fully….to live each day with more love, gratitude, and humility and with the hope that…we will have as few regrets as possible.
How do I, we, companion others in this season? How do we hold space for the divine and the charged questions around the spiritual dilemma of white supremacy and the legacy of trauma in our bodies?
The Ignatian Exercises are “bookended” with meditations considering God’s love. I found new energy and interest in daily quiet prayer, practicing the Examen, and contemplating the scriptures with imagination while using all my senses.