Friendship


Spiritual Direction, Art as Spiritual Practice & Female Friendship

Spiritual Direction, Art as Spiritual Practice & Female Friendship

An interview with Christine Hiester where we explore the pain of spiritual and personal crisis, having both gone through experiences like that. And we consider paths of healing in art and creativity, spiritual companionship, friendship, and new and expansive understandings of God.

House rules for hospitality and shared meals

House rules for hospitality and shared meals

After everything I've written in this series, all the angst and struggle and questions that remain unanswered, eating together with the people I love is one of the highlights of my day, however it happens. Probably because I know these years are fleeting and precious.

Treating my anxiety like an injury or illness

Treating my anxiety like an injury or illness

A injury presents an opportunity to pay attention to patterns of motion. To notice activities that cause pain and others that heal and strengthen. It's a wake-up call. Anxiety is somewhat similar.

A good story

A good story

Five summers ago was a very significant summer. We had just uprooted our lives in the United States and living a good story became another way to phrase the kind of life I wanted. Of course, I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

Lonely?

Lonely?

Loneliness is a reality for many people. Not simply "once in a while I feel lonely", but an ache we carry in our heart when we don't fit in and feel we don't belong.

The Gift of Friendship

The Gift of Friendship

Friendship is communicated in so many ways. In this season, where I feel alone in this journey of adventure and am having to grow and stretch outside my comfort zone in so many ways, I treasure these gifts. I treasure you. A box of books in the mail. Along with ...