Ep. 16 Co-Discerning + Creative Unburdening: An Interview w/ Kristi Johnson

Kristi Johnson, a Spiritual Director here in Denver, discusses suffering and creativity in the Spiritual Direction space. We wonder around the intersections of counseling and spiritual direction, their different approaches to healing, and how hospice work paved the way for sitting in grief and loss. Kristi enlightens us with different creative approaches to contemplation and how she invites the body into contemplative space.

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Ep. 15 Spiritual Direction + Finding Meaning

In the pursuit of meaning, is Spiritual Direction a helpful avenue? Three Spiritual Directors look at how Spiritual Direction intersects the universal questions of meaning and purpose, what it looks like to search for meaning as a Christian, and whether or not Direction is a space of answers.

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Ep. 14 Spiritual Direction + Belonging

Three Spiritual Directors discussing how Spiritual Direction is a resource on the journey of belonging with God, self, and others. Ally Ley, Stephen Milburn, and Carin delve into what it looks like to recalibrate our understanding and rewrite our narratives of how we belong. We talk about a loving God and how the desire to belong is met in the Direction space and in our journeys with God.

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Ep. 13 Spiritual Direction and Getting in Touch with Nature, the Divine, and the Body Through Noticing: an Interview w/ Bobbie Jo Morrell

Bobbie Jo Morrell, a Spiritual Director in Denver, brings her background of botany and counseling to the unique direction space she offers.  We discuss what it’s like having J.R.R. Tolkien as your formative theological instructor and how to get more connected to nature and the body, and therefore… more connected to the Divine.

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Ep. 12 Spiritual Direction as a Deeply Contemplative AND Creative Space Fit for Adults and Children: an Interview w/ Kaisa Stenberg-Lee

Kaisa Stenberg-Lee, a Spiritual Director in Denver, discusses the impact of silence in our busy worlds, how direction is a space for our sacred stories, and the Finnish art of sauna.  We discuss the mystery of Spiritual Direction and how the Director shows up to the space trusting that something will happen there. 

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Ep. 11 Spiritual Direction as a Touchstone, Deep Listening + Spiritual Companioning: an Interview with Karrie Kirchner

Karrie Kirchner, a Spiritual Director in Connecticut, chats about Spiritual Direction as a fluid, grounding, and connecting space.  We chat about how Spiritual Direction is like home base in the children’s game tag and what it looks like to spiritually companion in creative ways as well as through life seasons like grief. 

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Ep. 8 Spiritual Direction Panel: Who is Spiritual Direction For?

Who is Spiritual Direction for?  The panel takes on the questions of spiritual background, personality type, seasons of life, and gender while discussing who Spiritual Direction is for.  The cheater answer is… we think it’s for everyone, but we chat around who we find ourselves working with most. There’s a bonus contemplative space the last 7 minutes of the recording. 

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