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Presence Volume 19

Presence 19.1


ARTICLES

"Joyce Rupp, OSM, Speaks about Loss, Suffering, and Compassion"
Jennifer (Jinks) Hoffmann and Carol Ludwig

"Becoming a Quilt: The Ongoing Transformation of a Spiritual Direction Internship Program"
Andree Grafstein

"A Pilgrimage Together"
Kathryn Wehr with Brittany Bump Blanski

"Toward Cross-Cultural Spiritual Direction: When Feeling Is Caught in a Pattern"
Jung Eun Sophia Park, SNJM

"Encountering God’s Grace as Maternal Embrace"
Joan Wright Howie

"A Contemplative Spirituality to Guide the Supervisory Process"
Maureen McDonnell

"Desert Spirituality"
Anna Killigrew

FEATURES

Focus

Readers Respond

About Our Authors

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry

"When You Sit with Me"
Regina Roman

"Peace in the Monastery"
Patricia Roberts

"O Come, O Come"
Susan Yanos

Reflection

"Stepping Stones to God: A Reflection on the Art of Spiritual Direction"
Deborah Qualle

Presence 19.2


ARTICLES

"Welcoming and Engaging New Contemplatives through Appreciatively Focused Conversations"
Diane M. Millis

"Starting Out as a Spiritual Director"
Joe McHugh

"Compassion for the Wounded Soul: Addressing Child Sexual Abuse in Spiritual Direction"
Sue Magrath

"A Pilgrimage through the Seasons of the Soul"
Victor Loh

"Spiritual Formation: An Interdisciplinary Field in Protestant Seminary Education"
Dwight H. Judy

"Voices of Harmony: Counsels from a Carmelite and an Ignatian Perspective"
Mary Wilder

FEATURES

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Poetry

"Saying Goodbye"
Abigail Vizcarra Perez

"Dead Drift"
Sarah Rossiter

"God doesn’t do windows"
A.E.P. Wall

"Going Home"
Gigli Armsby-Ward

Reflection

"Within That Place of Three: Spiritual Direction with a Former Gang Member"
Andrea Bliss-Lerman and Francisco Paulino

Presence 19.3


ARTICLES

"The Practice of Exchange in Spiritual Direction"
John R. Mabry

"Ten Steps to Awaken Your Inner Mystic"
Ramona Harris

"Cultivating Compassion through Film: Getting to Know the Stranger"
Wilkie Au

"Availability and Vulnerability: A Rule for Spiritual Direction"
Bruce C. Calvin

"Ignatian Spirituality: Companionship in Loss"
Mary Robin Craig

"God’s Research Partners: Scientists and Spiritual Direction"
Sue Garthwaite

"Poetic Description of 'Spirituality' and 'Spiritual Direction'"
Youngman Park

FEATURES

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About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry

"Priestess of the Garden"
Kate Balmforth

"Pilgrims"
Marlene Marburg

"Invitation to Childhood"
Sr. Lou Ella Hickman

Reflection

"Companioning Children: Finding the Divine in the Sand"
Jayne Dean

Presence 19.4


ARTICLES

"In Service of Stories: Offering Spiritual Direction to Writers"
Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew

"OCD Scrupulosity: Spiritual Direction through the Stages of Recovery"
Melissa Braaten

"Sanity and Spiritual Sanity within Spiritual Direction"
Fiona Gardner

"Lasting Consolation: Three Deaths and an Inquiry into the Role of Spiritual Directors in a Hospice Setting"
Judith Vaughan-Sterling

"Before and After Diagnosis of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder"
Paula Sullivan

"Living in the Image of God: Transgender People in Spiritual Direction"
Laura Thor

FEATURES

Focus

Readers Respond

About Our Authors

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry

"Wine Skins"
William R. Malone, III

"Freedom"
Donna E. Couch

"Threshold"
Sarah Rossiter

"Night Grown"
P. C. Moorehead

Reflection

"Resting in the Presence of God: Soul Care for Busy People"
Donald R. Clymer

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