About Sleep on the Hearth

A path in Sibley EBRP
This website is about writing, music, and spiritual direction. The site takes its name and inspiration from D. H. Lawrence’s poem “Pax,” which speaks of sleeping on the hearth of the living world, and (to me) about learning how to let go of my longing to change and control things that aren’t mine to change and control…

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September paths, so many choices

Paths in Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve

I love the shapes of the paths in Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve, where I went this morning. Note the small rock spiral at the bottom of this photo, and the Burning Man shape at the top right.

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Spiritual direction training

For more about becoming a spiritual director, see 5 steps to becoming a spiritual director. Many seminaries and retreat centers offer training programs…here are a few that I’m familiar with in the United States: San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, California. The program at SFTS offers in-depth training, spiritual formation, and help with the process of discerning your call to (or […]

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Go in Peace – the album

My album Go in Peace, which includes ten of my original songs, came out in March 2013—the realization of a long-held dream! To read more about the CD and listen to some short samples, see the album notes. If you’d like to purchase my music, I hope you’ll buy a CD directly from me, either in person or by emailing me. By purchasing directly […]

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