Podcast: Discernment-The Benefits of Looking Back

Podcast: Discernment-The Benefits of Looking Back

This week we "examen" our lives this past year.  This practice of looking back is discernment and can offer great insight into what might be next. Alan and I take walks a few times a week. And most of the time we have these amazing conversations that lead to me...
Podcast: Casey Tygrett (Becoming Curious)

Podcast: Casey Tygrett (Becoming Curious)

Curiosity is one of the most important qualities in a good leader. We’ve seen the fruit of that counsel in our life and work. Today we share a conversation that Alan enjoyed with Casey Tygrett about his new book, Becoming Curious: A Spiritual Practice of Asking...
Podcast: Beth Booram (Spiritual Direction)

Podcast: Beth Booram (Spiritual Direction)

“As a holy listener …. I have to put myself out of the way, to become humble in the true sense of knowing my place in the order of God’s creation …. above, all, I must be reverent, for I am entrusted with something precious and tender.” (Margaret Guenther) This is the...
Investing Spiritual Freedom

Investing Spiritual Freedom

Here’s another bit of wisdom from one of my favorite Anglican spiritual directors from the last century: “It is the soul, the centre of our being, of which the will is the authentic voice, which chooses to sin. For this reason the real measure of every sin is the...