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Presence Volume 3

Presence 3.1


ARTICLES

Spiritual Direction
"Distractions in Prayer: Stumbling Blocks or Stepping Stones?"
Jean Gill

"Culture, Spiritual Direction, and a Crossroads: An Interview with Gil Bailie"

Training, Mentoring, and Supervision
"Reflections on Power Issues in the Training of Spiritual Directors"
Steven Wirth

Contexts and Cultures
“'To Have Been One with the Earth': Nature in Contemporary Christian Mystical Experience"
Janet Ruffing

FEATURES

Focus

Readers' Response

Reflection
Rich Rossiter

By Words
Richard Woods

Poetry
Gary F. Campbell

Reviews

Presence 3.2


ARTICLES

Spiritual Direction
"Sweet Touchings of Grace: Reflections on the Theology of Grace from Julian of Norwich"
Kerrie Hide

"The Intake Interview"
Leith Speiden

Training, Mentoring, and Supervision
"One Training Issue: The Psychological Competence of Spiritual Directors"
Susan Rakoczy and Graham Lindegger

Contexts and Cultures
"Spiritual Direction in Cyberspace"
Jeanne Estella and Andre Heuer

Professional Considerations
"Christian Ethics and the Spiritual Director"
Kenneth Overberg

FEATURES

Focus

Readers' Response

Reflection
Leonard Blahut

By Words
Richard Woods

Poetry

Reviews

Presence 3.3


ARTICLES

Spiritual Direction
"Pathways of the Soul: A Helix Model of Psychospiritual Development"
Hillevi Ruumet

"Shame: A Primary Root of Resistance to Movement in Spiritual Development"
James M. Bowler

Training, Mentoring, and Supervision
"Theological Reflection: An Encounter with Sacred Story"
The Archdiocesan Spiritual Life Center Internship, Bloomfield, CT

Contexts and Cultures
"Hallowing Our Diminishments: Spiritual Guidance in Later Life"
Susan P. Sihler

FEATURES

Focus

Readers' Response

Reflection
Susan S. Jorgensen

By Words
Richard Woods

A Pilgrim's Guide to the Internet
Andre Heuer

Poetry

Reviews

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