Posted on June 11th, 2021
As so many charities have found, the last year has been a challenging one for LCSD. Part of our response to that challenge has been to expand our offering online. As a result, we have reached more Spiritual Directors than ever and give thanks that the life of LCSD is thriving and growing.
Posted on May 21st, 2021
Wow, what a year! How are you doing? In particular, how are you doing as spiritual directors? How has this last year nourished (or not) your God experience and ministry, in ways challenging, gifted, questioning, theologically reflective, prayerful?
Posted on April 8th, 2021
That is a trick question as we all pray through our bodies whether we realise it or not. We make a choice to sit or kneel or stand when we pray.
Posted on January 12th, 2021
Have you noticed that although much is taken away through this time of Pandemic, so much is given?
Posted on January 4th, 2021
I learnt loads listening to Maria and Nell, and joining in the breakout discussion groups and Q&A session. So do take a look at the Director Development programme going forwards and join us for one that piques your interest.
Posted on December 1st, 2020
Spiritual desolation is not something we ourselves can change (only God can do that), but St Ignatius offers us ways to deal with spiritual desolation when we are in the thick of it.
Posted on November 15th, 2020
I have been recently exploring this call to integrated, all-of-me authenticity in an incarnated spirituality.
Posted on October 24th, 2020
There is quite a bit of research done on the existence and meaning of Black Madonnas. I am interested in how this portrayal of Mary or even God as a black woman can challenge our perceptions of who God is and the way we see and interact with her.
Posted on October 11th, 2020
There is no need for our paths to be the same for us to be able to walk alongside each other; we have only to be seeking to move in the same ultimate direction: towards the greater flowering of God’s love.
Posted on September 17th, 2020
For most of us, the ministry of spiritual direction has previously been something we undertook in the presence of another, and like many of you, I’ve had to learn a new set of skills.