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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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“The Gift of Spiritual Direction: An Invitation to Encounter the Holy” By Joanna Quintrell

What if there was a place where you could step out of all your roles and everyone’s expectations (including your own) and simply be yourself, living in and paying attention to the present moment? And what would it be like … Continue reading

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Reflections and Resources August 11

Dear friends, My reflection today is about sowing seeds… As my husband and I continue our journey of becoming organic “farmers” in the middle of the city, we are taking the next big step for us and beginning to buy … Continue reading

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“This Door to Remain Unlocked During Business Hours” by Jeanette Frances, Graduating Spiritual Direction Intern

On Sunday June 12, The Journey Center graduates our first class of spiritual directors- 11 remarkable, talented and Spirit-filled men and women. It has been a joy and privelege to spend two years with these amazing folks, learning and growing … Continue reading

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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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A Journey Center Story, introduced by Ruah Bull

Kathleen is a member of our Thursday evening Centering Prayer group, and as part of the ‘faith sharing’ after the prayer she began to tell us what a refuge the Journey Center had become for her- a place of healing … Continue reading

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