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Why Does Spiritual Direction Matter?

July 9, 2015 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Spiritual Direction, Webinar

Why Does Spiritual Direction Matter -

Why Does Spiritual Direction Matter? St. Bernard of Clairvaux once said, “He who constitutes himself his own spiritual director is the disciple of a fool.” Why would such a gentle saint make such a harsh statement? It is because he saw many good souls get stuck spiritually. He once also lamented that many who make initial progress in the interior life get stuck and very few make it past the most... Read More

The Three Advents of Ascent

December 8, 2013 by  
Filed under Advent, Seasonal Meditations

Three Comings of Christ

The Three Advents of Ascent As I sit here writing this I just returned from giving a retreat to a group of Directors of Religious Education based in part on my book Navigating the Interior Life. We talked about spiritual growth secrets of the saints yesterday, and then with one more session to go, I lost my voice – 100% gone. Now at home I am wiped out, tired, and feeling run down. Even so, I... Read More

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