Journal

Category: Contemplative Life

“Discernment: Hearing God in a Noisy World”

“Discernment: Hearing God in a Noisy World”

Simply put, discerning God’s unique voice is one of the most important skills for a Christian and is absolutely crucial for our intimacy with God and our ability to follow him.  And, in many ways, our world is engineered to prevent us from cultivating the skill of...
“Doubt, Deconstruction & Redemption”

“Doubt, Deconstruction & Redemption”

Coracle has always sought to offer care, companionship, and resources to those wrestling with their faith.  Because of this long commitment, we felt led to enter the unfolding conversation around “deconstruction” by offering programs, conversations, and...
“You Are What You Contemplate”

“You Are What You Contemplate”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Drew Masterson (Coracle Dir. of Comms & Development) guides us into a profound insight shared by artists, neuroscientists, and the Apostle Paul: our lives are profoundly shaped by the things to which we pay...
The Beauty of Faith in the Desert

The Beauty of Faith in the Desert

“It is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”Galatians 2:20 “A man prayed, and at first he thought that prayer was talking.  But...
Ignatian Gospel Reading with Susan Marks

Ignatian Gospel Reading with Susan Marks

In this “Space for God” devotional, Susan Marks (Coracle Spiritual Director) introduces and guides us through an experience of “Ignatian Gospel Reading.”  Developed by St. Ignatius of Loyola in the 16th century, this is a way of prayerfully...
RECORDING: “The Journey of Discernment”

RECORDING: “The Journey of Discernment”

During this Soundings Seminar, Karla Petty (Coracle’s Dir. of Program Development) facilitates a very impactful conversation on the topic of spiritual discernment with a panel of 3 Coracle Spiritual Directors.  They draw out both the importance (and joy) of...
“Learning Discernment from Trout”

“Learning Discernment from Trout”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Rev. Bill Haley (Coracle Executive Director) invites us to explore the wonders of trout and what they can teach us about the spiritual practice of discernment.  Learning to hear God’s particular voice to us is a...
“Praying for Your New Year”

“Praying for Your New Year”

In this “Space for God,” Karla Petty (Coracle’s Dir. of Program Development) adapts prayers and liturgies from Every Moment Holy by Douglas McKelvey to offer a unique and refreshing way to enter a new year. EXPLORE Past “Space for God”...

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