How do you feel about you right now? About God (however you might understand the Divine)? What is motivating you? Are you driven by the thing that is breaking your heart? Or is it the thing that makes you feel alive that is the impetus behind what you’re doing and how you are with yourself? What do you long for? A spiritual director is here to explore the unknowing and the knowing of life’s big questions.
A few rage-y thoughts by a gal gently growing away from matriarchy, patriarchy, and so much self loathing.
Patriarchy and matriarchy. The systems of Othering, besting, power wielding. We are marred by these systems. Complicit in their long reach for manipulation and control. And free to choose a life outside of the cages they demand we remain within. And so, a few rage-y thoughts by a gal gently growing away from matriarchy, patriarchy, and so much self loathing.
A two minute invitation into What If? and wondering about change, identity, and quiet mind.
Financial abuse can be a subtle interloper. Is this kind of domestic abuse impacting you?
“We can all get good with money; we need to get good with our emotions, first…Financial freedom is for the few, but financial wholeness is for everyone.” Tiffany Aliche (NPR)
Sitting across from my own financial advisor, I notice a few wobbles: anxiety, hope, confusion, and an invitation to trust the process.
Are you feeling freaked about your finances? Money and big emotions are uncomfortable bunk mates. Can we find peace, and perspective in the middle of the mess? Who can we trust to provide support and direction?
A two minute invitation into What If? and wondering….
Let’s talk about not-god. If you are agnostic, atheist, or “irreligious”, this (surprisingly?) may be the place for you. The interior life that accompanies atheism, agnosticism, and humanism is simply Human. We might call that “spirituality” if we offer “spiritual” as the very heart of, the core of, the deepest part of any human’s experience of their own Self.
Are you feeling stuck, exhausted, lonely, or a little flounder-y? Maybe you find yourself wishing to pull back from things you used to love — or even from the people you hold most dear? You may be wintering. What if the place you find yourself in is exactly where you are meant to be right now? And could it be that your energy, hope, and spark just need a little attention in order to resurface?
Spiritual direction can take place in the space you are most comfortable. You can be met in person, on line, in a designated session space, or out in nature. You can even experience a Mindfulness Walk from the comfort of your own couch! Scroll on for a picture gallery of your spiritual direction space.
‘Getting a little tripped-up by the term “spiritual direction?” There is very little “direction” involved! And that is just one difference between therapy and spiritual direction…