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Presence Volume 15

Presence 15.1


ARTICLES

"Dancing Our Prayers to the Cosmos"
Tannis Hugill

"A Sacred Vocation: Being Present to the Call of Health Care Ministry"
Margaret Benefiel

"Psyche and Soul: Dialogue at the Crossroads of Pastoral Counseling and Spiritual Direction"
Samuel Hamilton-Poore and R. Scott Sullender

Writing in the Dark to Love: Using a Pen as a Tool in Spiritual Companioning
Kent Ira Groff

“Do You Remember God?”
Dorothy Ellerbroek

"The Top Ten Reasons to Avoid Spiritual Direction"
Joseph F. Colletti

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry

"Gospel"
Kimberly Cloutier Green

"Graft"
Christina Cook

"A Handful of Stardust"
Gary Garrison

Reflection

“Without Brushing My Hair: Courted by the Beloved”
Anne Dilenschneider

"Release"
Lucinda Hage

Presence 15.2


ARTICLES

"Being Present to Each Other: An Interview with Ron Rolheiser, OMI"
Carol Ludwig and Robert Gardenhire, III

"Understanding Clergy Burnout: A Guide for Spiritual Directors When Working with Religious Leaders"
Arthur Gross Schaefer and Steve Jacobsen

"Audio Divina: Introducing a Musical Aid for Spiritual Direction"
Mary Terry Rankin

"Spiritual Direction and Psychological Theory and Practice: Two Paradigms"
Patricia Brown

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry

"The Small of Your Back Considered as a Paradigm of the Kingdom"
Frederick Lord

"On Climbing the Mountain"
Dawn Rolke

Reflection

"Sacred Space: Creating Your Own “Holy of Holies”"
Anne Knorr

"Spiritual Birth: A Personal Reflection on the Birth of a Spiritual Mentor and an Exploration of Spiritual Birth"
Betsy Leighton

Presence 15.3


ARTICLES

"Spiritual Direction and the New Cosmology"
Terrence J. Moran, CSSR

"Spiritual Direction in Saint Bernard of Clairvaux’s Letter 26 to Guy, Bishop of Lausanne: A Lesson on the Reformation of the Soul"
Michael C. Voigts

"Spirituality and Work: Opening to the Story of the Other"
Greg Heylin

"Spiritual Direction with Survivors of Suicide"
Anne Cronin Tyson and C. Karen Covey Moore

"Beginning and Advanced Spiritual Directors: The Developmental Influences That Shape Their Ministry and Service, with Application to Their Initial and Ongoing Formation"
Stephen Truscott

"Connect with Your Community Using Online Marketing"
Tyler Suchman

"The Art of Asking Spiritual Questions: "Noticing the Duck""
MaryKate Morse

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry

"Birch in Winter"
Rebekah Banks Ewing

"November"
Monica Regan

Reflection

"Walking in the Dark"
Chad Thralls

Presence 15.4


ARTICLES

"Spiritual Direction with Physicians"
Patrick O’Connor

"Listening with the Ear of the Heart: Benedictine Values and Spiritual Direction"
Teresa Di Biase

"Whisperings of Intimacy: Sexuality, Spirituality, and Spiritual Direction"
Jo Anastasiadis

"Welcoming the Stranger: Preparing for Spiritual Direction in Your Home"
Patricia Blakely

"Beginning Spiritual Direction in a New Culture"
Loretta Gillis

"Black Spirituality and the Art of Spiritual Direction"
Therese Taylor-Stinson

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry

"On a Succession of Mornings"
Cathie Sandstrom

Reflection

"A Spiritual Journey and Experience"
George Faulk

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