dreams, Maine, pilgrimage, poetry, spiritual practices, trust

The Moments Without the Oar

I've been taking an online class on spirituality and poetry (The Spiral Way: Celtic Spirituality and the Creative Imagination - abbeyofthearts.com). It was a four week class and the final class was a doozy with several writing exercises. The subject was pilgrimage, specifically a form of Irish pilgrimage called Peregrinatio. Irish monks would be prompted by… Continue reading The Moments Without the Oar

calling, Discernment, God, Jesus, journaling, Seeking, Seminary, spiritual practices, trust

One Word

This Lenten season our church has been talking about Transformation. Many members have shared their personal stories of transformation, so I thought I would share more of what God has been doing in my life. During Lent, we are often encouraged to take on additional spiritual disciplines. Some common ones are prayer, journaling, fasting, worship,… Continue reading One Word

calling, Discernment, God, Ministry, purpose, Seminary, trust

The Woes & Adventures of a Seminary Dropout…

Well, it was a short adventure, but a good one. I have withdrawn from Seminary. Yes, after just seven weeks. But that was enough. It was enough for me to learn what I needed to learn, for now. I knew going in that it was an exploratory venture. That I would ‘check it out and… Continue reading The Woes & Adventures of a Seminary Dropout…