Posted on September 22, 2016

Intentional silence, even for a mature Christian, can often feel either scary or superfluous. But when we make time for silence we are carving out space for transformation. My first experience of communal silence was on a visit to a French Benedictine monastery. It was a field trip from Canterbury to Le Bec Heloin the…

Silence and Centering Prayer

Posted on June 23, 2016

I’ve been a priest for 12 years and love being steeped in our rich, Anglican tradition. This year I’m doing a spiritual direction certificate and writing a monthly journal right here where I’ll be exploring how the spiritual disciplines can be a gift for our ancient-future church. Always first and forefront in my mind is…

Join Me on a Journey in Spiritual Direction

Posted on May 19, 2016

I’m in North central Ohio for the week starting a spiritual direction certificate program. When I was ordained as an Anglican priest, I began doing spiritual direction off and on for parishioners and priests from other churches. Others may feel like just another part of a job, I always feel like taking off my shoes…