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Have you ever seen God? by Joan LaViolette

My husband (Ray) and I took a day trip to Armstrong Redwoods recently. We walked among those majestic trees, enjoying the blooming wood sorrels and trilliums. I am amazed that wild flowers can grow in the shadows of the Redwoods. … Continue reading

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The Coming of Easter by Joan LaViolette

This year the coming of Easter has so much more depth and meaning for me.  As a re-newed follower of Christ, I think I am beginning to understand what the Crucifiction can mean to one. There is all the usual reminders … Continue reading

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The Enneagram: A Tool for Transformation and Community by Joanna Quintrell

What has nine points, helps us live from our true and most noble self, and brings transformation into our relationships? The first time I heard about the Enneagram, it wasn’t a pleasant experience. I was told by an enthusiastic friend… … Continue reading

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Internal Sunshine by Lisa Bradley

I haven’t written a post in a while. I figured it’s time again. Like the rest of you, I’ve had a busy summer- running around, taking vacations, visiting with friends and family, having barbecues, soaking up every possible moment of … Continue reading

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When We Gather by Ruah Bull

One of the beautiful wisdom tales I am so often reminded of at The Journey Center is the Sufi teaching that each person is a colorful reflection of the Holy–for example the passionate person shines with the red light of God, and … 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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A Desert or a Well-watered Garden?

Spiritual Transformation in a Dry Land by Joanna Quintrell, Journey Center Executive Director (5/09) In 2000, I found myself in a spiritual crisis; the image I had was that of being “as dry as a desert”. Though engaged in much … Continue reading

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