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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 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- 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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Reflections and Resources by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center staff! The longer I’m alive and on this spiritual journey, the more I find myself grateful and celebrating! What am I celebrating?  It’s the marvelous reality that the Creat or is so very creative when … Continue reading

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Reflections and Resources by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center staff! I recently spent some time at the coast and the place we stayed was close enough to the water that you could hear the roar of the ocean waves day and night. Well, you … Continue reading

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Awaken to the Stirrings of the Spirit in Your Life by Joanna Quintrell Executive Director

As the seasons change yet again and spring brings us light and warmth, all around us we begin to see the stirrings of new life: -fruit trees bud forth and blossom and set their fruit -bulbs send up their green … Continue reading

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Light in our Darkness By Joanna Quintrell, Executive Director

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness    a light has dawned.” (Isaiah 9:2) In the winter season there is less light and more darkness in the world around … Continue reading

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Reflections and Resources-November 2nd

Greetings from the Journey Center staff- Well…can you believe it? It is November already! The beautiful leaves are changing color and falling from the trees, most of our summer vegetables have been harvested and the fall/winter seedlings are taking their … Continue reading

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