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    The CWA provides individualized feedback on where we tend to get “hooked” into unhelpful patterns of thought, emotion, and action, and shows us a way to move toward our true center from which wisdom, creativity, and integrity flow

About

I have come to see my role as that of a a scholar-practitioner.  In all that I do I seek to harness the creative energy that emerges from the intersection between my professional and academic training in Theology and Ethics…

Podcasts

Listen to guided meditations, retreat talks, or information about contemplative prayer at any time for free! 20 Min Introduction to Centering Prayer & Meditation If you are new to the practice, or just want to freshen up, this Podcast is…

Workshops, Retreats & Consultation

I am pleased to offer the following services, each of which can be tailored to your group or institution’s needs: Workshops and Retreats Administering the Centering Wisdom Assessment tool (see below) Consultation   Centering Wisdom Assessment™ The Centering Wisdom Assessment…

Latest Posts

“Compassion is the New Radicalism of Our Age”

I have struggled with how to write about and respond to the current political climate in our country and in our world today.  On the one hand, I believe that public intellectuals, spiritual leaders, and artists (actually, all citizens) have…

Workshop Offering: “Surviving & Thriving in Ministry”

This summer I am partnering with Michael Pollard, L.C.S.W., of the St. Louis Consultation Center, to offer a two-part workshop in which we present insights that emerge from a dialogue between Christian contemplative spirituality and the psychology and neuroscience of…

Alignment: A Personal Story of Mind-Body Integration

The first person I think of when I hear the term “alignment” is B.K.S Iyengar.  He was one of the original students of Krishnamacharya in India, along with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois,  T.K.V. Desikachar, and Indra Devit.  These were the…