Tag Archives: Spiritual Direction

Becoming a Father (Round 2)

If we had to heave our first child into existence, our second floated toward us on a gentle stream. We had only been trying for four months when we found out we were pregnant with number two. When Jennifer took a pregnancy test this time around, there was hardly any waiting before it blinked positive. […]

School of Spiritual Direction (Fall 2021)

Overview If you enjoy meaningful conversation, listening to others (particularly relative to their relationship with God), and long to companion people well as they seek to deepen their experience of God, the School of Spiritual Direction (SSD) may be for you. The SSD is a two-year certification program which trains and forms people in the […]

Schools of Spiritual Formation (Fall 2020)

This fall, I will once again be teaching two Sustainable Faith schools – the School of Spiritual Direction and the School of Mercy and Justice. Both have a wonderfully contemplative and communal ethos and involve excellent readings, individual and group exercises, receiving spiritual direction, and practising spiritual disciplines. If you would like to have some […]

Best of 2019

Despite not posting much this year, I could hardly forfeit the customary (see previous year-end lists below) opportunity to compile a best-of list. Here are a few general observations from the compiling: I didn’t see a single film in the cinema this year, for the first time since I can recall. The films I did […]

Schools of Spiritual Formation (Fall 2019)

Over the last few years, I have had the great privilege of being involved with an organization called Sustainable Faith. It’s no understatement to say that the organization, the schools it facilitates, and the friendships I have made therein have transformed my life. As a result, I am not the same person I was even […]