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I'll be leading a presentation and reflection on the wisdom of Julian of Norwich particularly as it relates to the world we find ourselves in here in the summer of 2020: the world of pandemic, social distancing, the struggle against racism, and the challenge to remain faithful and hopeful during these most difficult times. This talk is free and open to the public — you just need to contact the pastor of Friendship Presbyterian Church to receive a Zoom invite.…Find out more »
Mysticism is like meditation and prayer — it cannot be limited to just one faith or wisdom tradition. Zeitgeist — Atlanta's home base for the spiritually independent seeker (and their allies like me, who are aligned with a faith but who love the interspiritual adventure) — is doing important work not only here in the south, but now thanks to online technology, for everyone. I'm really excited to partner with Zeitgeist to offer this seven week program on "Wisdom of…Find out more »
I'm excited to be offering this online course exploring the wisdom of the Christian mystics in partnership with my colleague and friend Tessa Bielecki. We will be celebrating the wisdom and insight of a dozen major voices within the Christian tradition, looking at how their wisdom remains relevant even in these extraordinary times, and how they invite us deeper in our own spiritual practice. To learn more and to register, click on this link: www.SpiritualityandPractice.com/WisdomoftheChristianMysticsE-CourseFind out more »
"I've tried Centering Prayer, but my mind just won't settle down!" If you've ever said this, or something like it, then this mini-retreat is for you! We will be reflecting together on how the "monkey mind" feels like such a distraction during forms of silent prayer — and then we'll consider how we can actually "meet the monkey" in such a way that even the noisiest thoughts can become doorways to moving deeper into prayerful silence before God. We'll have…Find out more »
NOTE: This program has been postponed to January 2021 and is now an online course. This event will be an online experience structured around The Wisdom of the Christian Mystics. Register early as space is limited. Updated registration details forthcoming.Find out more »
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