Psalm 1:3 “That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in its season and whose leaf does not wither -whatever they do prospers.”

tree-dawn-nature-bucovina-56875Welcome to this site. I’ve completed 40 years of ministry as a senior pastor and a year and a half as a home hospice chaplain. Now during this season of life I believe the Lord is calling me to serve individuals and couples in a more focused way. Currently I am doing spiritual direction, weddings and funerals. One of my hopes for this site is to enrich your understanding and practice of spiritual direction. Direction has been a resource for believers through the ages and is currently finding new expression in the contemporary church. I am passionate about spiritual direction because for the last twenty five years, I’ve had the good fortune of experiencing life in Christ, being guided by others. For the last nineteen years, Father Bill Creed S.J. (Click here for his biography) has been my companion and guide, sharing the Scriptural wisdom of St. Ignatius. Having the benefit of traveling with wise mentors has resulted in my own sense of call to come along side others as they follow Jesus. An article I wrote for Christianity Today’s Leadership journal, details the beginning of my journey and my understanding of this ancient practice.

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