Spiritual Directors International

The Home of Spiritual Companionship

Presence Volume 12

Presence 12.1


ARTICLES

"Dreams, Communing with the Divine: An Interview with Jeremy Taylor"
by Bob Gardenhire and Carol Ludwig

"Acres Gathered for God: Place as Prayer in Spiritual Practice"
by Ellen Stratton

"Finding the Divine Hot Spots: An Ignatian Contrast to Parent and Friend Models of Spiritual Direction"
by Margaret A. L. Blackie

"Spiritual Direction for the Bereaved: Grief, Spiritual Crises, and Dark Nights of the Soul"
by Tracy Allendale Hawthorne

"Being at Home: Supervision of the Spiritual Director Using the Enneagram"
by Dodie Huff-Fletcher

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

About Our Poets and Artists

Poetry
"Currach"
Penelope Thoms

"Must You Tiptoe, God?"
David Giuliano

"Catch Us the Foxes"
Don Piraro

Reflections
"Gaining and Losing God"
Meredith Jordan

"Spiritual Companioning Accompanied by a Child"
Lois Lindbloom

"Bright and Dark Shadow"
Jennifer “Jinks” Hoffmann

Reviews

Presence 12.2


ARTICLES

"Living Without a Why: The Senseless Faith of Meister Eckhart"
Philip Browning-Helsel

"Listening for Spirit on the Margins"
Tom Allen

"Apprenticeship—One Model for Spiritual Direction"
William Ryan

"Embracing Earth, Encountering the Divine: The Ecofeminist-Spirituality Movement and the Return of an Immanent God"
Patricia M. Bombard, BVM

"Archetypes and Spiritual Direction: The Spiritual Director as Sovereign, Warrior, Seer, and Lover"
Bruce Tallman

"The Road to Emmaus: A Biblical Rationale for Spiritual Direction"
Ekman P. C. Tam

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry
"Abruptly"
Margaret Lois Jansen

"Lay Down Your Arms"
Valentine Ortiz-Meyer

"Quietly Humming"
Kimberly M. King, RSCJ

Reflections
"On Repentance, Forgiveness, and Steadfastness: A Directee’s Experience of Spiritual Direction"
Kathleen Marie Epp

"Betrayal: Key to Life or Door to Death?"
Billie Mazzei

Presence 12.3


ARTICLES

"The Presence of Church in the Work Environment: Renewing the Methodist Koinonia from a New England Ethos"
Mark A. Fowler

"Using the Creative Spirit in Spiritual Direction: A Personal Guide for Spiritual Directors"
Richard F. Bough

"Working with the Emotions in Spiritual Direction: Seven Guiding Principles"
Kathleen Fischer

"Spiritual Direction with Women: Reclaiming and Reinterpreting Key Themes from the Spiritual Tradition"
Janet Ruffing, RSM

"Using the Arts in Spiritual Direction and Discernment"
Christine Valters Paintner

"Walking Together with the Spirit: The Spiritual Life Center of Bloomfield, Connecticut"
Susan S. Izard

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry
"A Dream of Thomas Merton"
Susan McCaslin

"Desert Fathers"
Shiela Rosen

Reflection
"Will Time Halt before We Are Halted by Time?: Reflections on Inter-Religious Dialogue"
Marcia Black

Presence 12.4


ARTICLES

"Twenty-Five Years of Siloam"
Brian Gallagher, MSC

"Gardener of the Soul"
Wilma Wiens

"Visio Divina: Creating Sacred Space with Generation X"
Karen Kuchan

"The Contribution of Evelyn Underhill to the Ministry of Spiritual Direction"
Mary McKeone, RSCJ

"Congregational Spiritual Companions: Walking with Churches on Their Faith Journeys"
Celia Allison Hahn and Colleagues

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry
"One Prayer"
John Mizelle

"Watching Golda Work"
Joseph Hart

Reflection
"Precious"
Katie Cogan

"A Healing Place"
Dana Castle

Two for the Price of None

Learn. For. Free. Discover and Listen. One signup, two great resources. Free.

Help Us Serve More People

Become an SDI member. Great benefits, discounts, and networking. Learn more...