Category Archives: Reflections & Resources

March Reflections and Resources by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center! For the past few weeks I have been sitting with and meditating on these simple and powerful words, written over 3000 years ago: “When I awake, I am still with You.” (Psalm 139:18) These words … Continue reading

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Reflections and Resources for January by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center staff! I’m writing this just after Christmas and, I don’t know about you, but this is the week when my heart and mind become engaged in both reflecting on the year that is just finishing … Continue reading

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December Reflections and Resources by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center staff! The Advent season begins this Sunday and we invite you to join us in a movement away from “busyness and hubbub” and toward a simpler and more peaceful experience of the month ahead. The … Continue reading

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Reflections and Resources For the Rest of November by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center Staff! What are you thankful for? This is a question that most of us will hear and reflect on in this month of the year, so I thought I’d share this short Thanksgiving Psalm with … Continue reading

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Reflections and Resources for November by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center Staff! The rains have returned to Sonoma County and the thirsty earth has had a nice, long drink of life-giving water. It won’t be long before the hills start turning green, which is one of … Continue reading

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Reflections and Resources for the Month of October by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center staff! Today I noticed the vivid fall colors in the changing leaves and was struck by the wonder of these trees as they are undergoing yet another transition. The bright fall sunshine lit them up … Continue reading

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Reflections and Resources-September by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center staff! I am sitting at my kitchen table, looking out the back door. Our large maple tree is losing its leaves and there is a continual “piling up” going on back there! This and other … Continue reading

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Journey Center Reflections and Resources for September! By Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center staff! Here we are again, at the changing of the seasons and it is time to let you know what is coming up next month at the Journey Center. My husband and I just celebrated … Continue reading

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Journey Center Reflections and Resources- wonderful gatherings coming up soon! By Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center staff! For the past two weeks, I have been unable to tend to most of the gardening chores due to “tweaking” my lower back and knee. What a change from the intense daily gardening that … Continue reading

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Free spiritual direction + Journey Center Reflections/Resources for August by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center staff! As you can tell from our name, we love to offer support and resources for your journey. One of the most helpful resources to each of us as we live through the seasons of … Continue reading

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