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Being Presence

I heard a story once told by Nancy Lopez, one of the most decorated women golfers in US history. She was describing a time in her career when she became so burned out from the professional circuit, she abruptly dropped out of all scheduled tournaments, admitting…

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Listen.

"I just learned that my friend, teacher, and mentor, Father Thomas Keating has died. I was with him months ago and asked him how he was preparing to die. 

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Learning to Sail

If you had to choose an object today that described your spiritual life, what would it be?  This question, and our hearts response, help us find language for the great mystery of our life in God. As I ponder this..

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Sorrow

For most of my life, sorrow has been a kind of wallpaper feeling inside. It is always there. It isn’t the furniture I sit on, or even pictures that hang on the wall, but an ever-present backdrop.

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Samuel! Samuel!

Spiritual companions come to us in a variety of ways. A spiritual director is one intentional way, but sometimes they come to us in the form of a stranger we encounter briefly. Other times…

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