Monthly Archives: February 2010

Finding God in the Questions by Lisa Bradley

I’ve been reading a book called “Finding God in the Questions: A Personal Journey” by Dr. Timothy Johnson. The title describes my life very well right now. For the last few years, I have been having a lot of questions … Continue reading

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Contemplative tax preparation by Dan Beach

Today is a holiday honoring presidents. It signals the coming seasons of this time of year. Spring with Lent and Easter, tax season and then baseball season. I am very grateful for one of them and follow a team for … Continue reading

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Under the Arc of a Bow by Julie Miller

We’ve made our way through some wet and foggy weather but even in the midst of the gray blehness of it all (that’s a Snoopy term for you Peanuts followers), there are surprises awaiting us.  I walk in the vineyards … Continue reading

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A quiet day together by Ruah Bull

This Saturday, six of us gathered for a centering prayer day at the Journey Center. Even though I have the opportunity to offer this each quarter, I continue to be amazed at the intimacy and safety that develops as people– … Continue reading

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First Nature Blog- “A Day Away from the Mundane” by Julie Miller

On January 23rd I led a hike on Mt. Tamalpais as part of the Encountering God in Creation outings.  I was excited as I had never been hiking there and we had a tiny window in the weather where we … Continue reading

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Our Deepest Gladness by Ruah Bull

“Prayer is not asking for what you want, but asking to be changed in ways you can’t imagine” (Kathleen Norris) Nine years ago, when I turned 50, I began to say a prayer: “Great Spirit, take away from me anything … Continue reading

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January 2010

This past Sunday we had another one of our art openings (featuring John Teague and his wonderful photographic documentary exhibit called “One Day with the Datooga”). For the first time, the Bohemian newspaper chose to feature our gallery along with … Continue reading

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Archived News 2008/2009

December 2009 On December 21, we offered something new here at the Center: a Christ-centered gathering on the longest night of the year (the winter solstice). It was a beautiful gathering, and we welcomed over 30 people that night from … Continue reading

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It’s a Small World…(Joanna’s First Blog Ever!)

Well, here it is… my first blog ever. There have been so many firsts in my life- hundreds!- and now this one. Time once again to enter the “modern” age.   :-) I am thinking today about how small our world … Continue reading

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“See, I Am Doing A New Thing!” by Joanna Quintrell

Because we work a couple of months ahead on our next newsletter, I am writing this article for the spring in the midst of a huge winter storm! The trees are bare and the temperature is cold. The thirsty California … Continue reading

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