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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 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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“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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Standing in Chaos By Joan LaViolette

When I came in to work this morning I saw all the beautiful flower arrangements that had been used for a celebration here at the Journey Center over the weekend.  I noticed how strong and tall the Gladiolas appeared.  It … 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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Reflections & Resources – June 1, 2011 by Joanna Quintrell

Greetings from the Journey Center! In spite of all the rain here in Northern California, I have been spending hours in our organic garden and enjoying every minute of it! I’m especially fascinated by the potato plants as they flourish, … 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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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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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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