Help Me Get One More
Don’t focus on the battlefield. Focus on the One who will carry you through the battlefield.
Peace. For Real.
God is something like water. We are something like fish. Spiritual direction is something like deep sea diving in the ocean of God.
Like the woman who entered Simon’s house and used her tears to wash the feet of Jesus, my words are love’s weeping out of relief and gratitude.
STORIESTelling your story is the beginning of healing. ~Gayle
I ate all the meringues.
"My mother was an alcoholic. She married my father when she was 16. By the time she was 21, she had given birth to three children. When my father left to serve in WWII, my mother had a nervous breakdown. I was probably two at the time. Our neighbors who...
They thought I was a monster.
"I’m only 16 but I’m a senior in high school. I plan to go to college next year and study political science. That’s my favorite subject. I really want to run for public office someday—maybe congress. I’m not sure I aspire to become president. The highlight of my life...
I sit here on this corner.
"I sit here on this corner every morning. I’m a musician. I play the guitar mostly in the evenings. If I could tell the world one story it would be that I have ankylosing spondylitis. It causes the vertebrae in your spine to fuse. About 30 years ago, a...
SPIRITUAL DIRECTION PEARLSSpiritual direction is about hope. ~Gayle
"Spiritual direction is about rediscovering the 'very good' in yourself and in others that God saw in the beginning and still sees even now. ~ Gayle
Spiritual direction is about attending to the hurting places, touching them with Love, and allowing them to dissolve in Love. ~ Gayle
Spiritual direction is listening for God in others, listening deeply, below the surface, to hear and understand the ways in which people make meaning, engage their world, and struggle with their faith. ~ Adapted from Keith Anderson
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