Journal

Category: Spiritual Direction

The Gift of Spiritual Direction

The Gift of Spiritual Direction

The ministry of Spiritual Direction has grown in popularity and accessibility over the last decade, but for many of us, I expect it remains a bit foggy.  I know it was for me when I joined the Coracle staff.  Not a mentor, therapist, or life coach—a Spiritual Director...
A Day in the Life of Jesus

A Day in the Life of Jesus

“It’s just one of those days.” How often do you hear that? How often do we say that ourselves. Let’s consider a day in the life of Jesus using Matthew 14. His day would begin the evening before, with sundown. Bedtime would typically be early. So, it’s not surprising...
Cruciform Love

Cruciform Love

The power of God was shown most clearly at the resurrection of Jesus. God defeated death. The love of God was shown most clearly on the cross of Christ. God poured out his life for us. And Jesus said, “Just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another” (John...
Get a Spiritual Director

Get a Spiritual Director

Do you ever wish you had someone who would come alongside you, to be with you in your journey, to deeply listen to your heart, someone who wouldn’t tell you what to do but rather simply to help you listen to God?  Do you feel like God is inviting you to More but...

More Ministry, New Faces!

People are hungry to go deeper in God, hungry to know Jesus, grow in Jesus, and be the presence of Jesus in a hurting world.  That’s what we’re encountering all the time through Coracle.  There’s more desire than we can keep up with.   Thankfully, God keeps bringing...

Tend to your Soul

Last week I had the privilege of being one of the spiritual directors for the Sojourners Summit, their annual gathering in DC of leaders from around the country and the world who are working to bring more of God’s kingdom to this country and this world. Among many...

On the Journey with Spiritual Direction

Bishop Eric Menees of the Diocese of San Joaquin in California shares a reflection on his 36-year journey with Spiritual Direction.  What it is, what it has been to him, and some encouragement to decide whether or not it might be something you are being invited to...

God Sightings at Corhaven

 It wasn’t too long after Bill and Tara Haley moved to Corhaven in the Shenandoah Valley and began hosting spiritual retreats that they realized that when you create the space for God to show up, he shows up!  It makes sense.  When one of his beloved sons or daughters...

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