Soul Talk: Inviting God into your Conversations

We long for soul talk with a friend that helps us experience God’s presence. You can facilitate these life-giving spiritual conversations. I’ve been doing this for many years, not only in my ministry as a Psychologist and Spiritual Director, but also in my marriage and friendships. I love to elevate conversations into experiences of soul…

The Lord is My Shepherd All Through the Bible

I lead a retreat called “A Walk with Good Shepherd.” I developed this in 2004 and have used it many times since then, most recently with a group at the Prince of Peace Abbey. You can use this handout to guide you in a time of Scripture meditation and prayer for a personal retreat or…

Personality Test

We find the Myers’ Briggs Type Indicator to be the most helpful personality test. There are many versions of the test to get your profile. We found one online that’s free! The Myers Briggs is a powerful tool for understanding your God-given personality and that of your loved ones or co-workers. It’s simple and yet very…

Boston Marathon Explosions

One year ago today I realized a lifelong dream and finished the Boston Marathon. One hour ago today for tens of thousands of runners and over a million friends and family their dream became a nightmare. I’ve already received messages from people who are concerned for me. Thankfully, I did not run the Boston Marathon this…

Longing to Be Seen

Kristi shares how she spent some time looking at her life story working with some spiritual direction maps. It became extremely obvious to her, as she looked at her story throughout the first couple decades of her life that the longings behind many of the activities and accomplishments were fueled by a longing to be seen, to be heard, and to be known.