195: Be Your Own Friend

195: Be Your Own Friend

What do we do when we wish we were different but struggle to make a change? What do we do when a thing we’re good at (that is sometimes good) is also a thing that is sometimes trouble? Every strength has a shadow side and sometimes gifts come with burdens to bear. If...
178: How to Find A Spiritual Director

178: How to Find A Spiritual Director

Are you curious about meeting a spiritual director but don’t know how to find one? A spiritual director is a person who holds prayerful space for someone else to help them discern what God is up to in and around them. If you want to know more about what...
171: What to do When the World Opens Up

171: What to do When the World Opens Up

We’ve had a year of hearing about closings, shutdowns, and cancelations. We’ve become somewhat expert at navigating those last minute change of plans. But now that a new season is upon us and hope is creeping toward the door, maybe you’re wondering...
167: Spiritual Direction for Beginners

167: Spiritual Direction for Beginners

What is spiritual direction and how is it different from counseling, discipling, mentorship, teaching, coaching, soul care, or friendship? We’ll answer this and more in today’s episode, including how spiritual direction can be a helpful practice in...
160: The Welcoming Prayer

160: The Welcoming Prayer

This time of year encourages a new start, a letting go, a shaking loose of old skins and embracing a new kind of strength. Maybe growing and maturity means releasing. But what if part of releasing is allowing? What if shaking it off without first holding it out only...