A Guide in the Desert

At times, we all need a guide: Someone who listens to our life story with an ear for the movement of the Holy. Spiritual direction as a practice in the Christian tradition flourished during the time of the Desert Fathers and Mothers (between 300-600 CE). Something about being alone out there in the desert, looking to a) survive and b) grow as a Jesus- follower really foregrounded the need for some wise companionship. Someone to help you trust in the process and to say again and again “you are not alone” and “God meets you in this very moment.”

Eating as a Spiritual Practice

Centering Summer 2009 Wednesday  1 July ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Center in God Experimenting with Practices that Nourish Scripture Passage – Luke 14:7-24    This summer we are exploring spiritual practices from within our community of faith and our Oak Cliff neighborhood. Join us as we share with each other means for connecting with God in the here and now.   Week 5  Eating  …