THE WAIT.
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6M ago
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???? What are you waiting for? Hey, wait a minute . . . . WAIT!!!!! “Wait” is one of the most difficult words for us to accept, much less love. Its’ meaning shifts in a mix of ways: an undertone of anger, a whisper to awaken our longings, a sarcastic dismissal, […] The post THE WAIT. appeared first on Wesleyan Contemplative Order ..read more
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Sacred Space
Wesleyan Contemplative Order Blog
by Mary Ann
11M ago
Something I appreciate so much about summer-time is that during this season, we give ourselves permission to embrace a different rhythm than we are usually accustomed to. This is a rhythm that includes slowing, stopping, and resting. This rhythm opens up time for sacred space, which allows us to encounter God through silence, solitude, and […] The post Sacred Space appeared first on Wesleyan Contemplative Order ..read more
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Coming to James Fowler for Spiritual Direction
Wesleyan Contemplative Order Blog
by Mary Ann
1y ago
Download this article as a PDF here Coming to James Fowler for Spiritual Direction The Idolatry of Objectifying God Experiencing Faith in Dynamic Growth   Spiritual Director (SD): Thank you for coming. Please sit and tell me what brings you to Spiritual Direction. Seeker (S): I am a young Mom and I would like to […] The post Coming to James Fowler for Spiritual Direction appeared first on Wesleyan Contemplative Order ..read more
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Human Beings are Light
Wesleyan Contemplative Order Blog
by Mary Ann
1y ago
Spiritual Director (SD): Welcome, please come in and have a seat. Seeker (S): Thank you, I have been thinking of coming to talk with you for a long time but only now had the resolve to show up. SD: No one comes to spiritual direction without some desire beginning to flicker forth. The desire to […] The post Human Beings are Light appeared first on Wesleyan Contemplative Order ..read more
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Why the Contemplative Path
Wesleyan Contemplative Order Blog
by Mary Ann
1y ago
Spiritual Director (SD): Please come in. Thank you for reaching out. Seeker: Thank you for seeing me. I don’t really know if I am the right person to come to Spiritual Direction since I am not a believer. The ritual in the church and its symbolic language doesn’t carry meaning for me, but I am […] The post Why the Contemplative Path appeared first on Wesleyan Contemplative Order ..read more
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Community and Love
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by Mary Ann
1y ago
Spiritual Direction about Community and Love   Spiritual Director (SD): Please come in and sit. Not often do I get a seeker from Texas. Seeker: I come seeking spiritual help in regard to two specific concerns. SD: Please tell me about these concerns. Seeker: The first is about community.  I been told that having a […] The post Community and Love appeared first on Wesleyan Contemplative Order ..read more
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Seeking God, A Rule of Life and Ways of Knowing
Wesleyan Contemplative Order Blog
by Mary Ann
1y ago
Download this article as a PDF here Seeking God, a Rule of Life and Ways of Knowing Spiritual Director (SD): Thank you for coming. Please sit down. Seeker (S): I didn’t really want to come see you, but I thought one time wouldn’t hurt and maybe you could point me in the right direction. SD: […] The post Seeking God, A Rule of Life and Ways of Knowing appeared first on Wesleyan Contemplative Order ..read more
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Coming to Mary Oliver for Spiritual Direction
Wesleyan Contemplative Order Blog
by Mary Ann
1y ago
Download this article as a PDF here Coming to Mary Oliver for Spiritual Direction How to be Empowered in the World The Search for Inner Authority   Mary Oliver (MO): Please come right on in. I don’t get many people requesting spiritual direction and I am not sure what spiritual direction is, but I am […] The post Coming to Mary Oliver for Spiritual Direction appeared first on Wesleyan Contemplative Order ..read more
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Spiritual Direction with Katie Cannon
Wesleyan Contemplative Order Blog
by Mary Ann
1y ago
Download this article as a PDF here  A Young Person Despairing of the Evils of Racism Comes to Katie Cannon for Spiritual Direction   Katie Cannon (KC): Please come and sit down. Not many people your age come seeking spiritual direction from an academic theologian like me. I am glad to see you. Young Seeker (YS): […] The post Spiritual Direction with Katie Cannon appeared first on Wesleyan Contemplative Order ..read more
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Coming to Howard Thurman for Spiritual Direction
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by Mary Ann
1y ago
Download this article as a PDF here Coming to Howard Thurman for Spiritual Direction Howard Thurman (HT): You wrote me to ask if I was the right spiritual director for you as a multiracial person. That is a question you will need to decide.  Thank you for coming. I am always glad to see young […] The post Coming to Howard Thurman for Spiritual Direction appeared first on Wesleyan Contemplative Order ..read more
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