Rooted In His Love
A Ministry of Spiritual Direction and Spiritual Formation
As a committed member of an international missionary team for over 20 years, I had the privilege of serving as a teacher, Pastor’s wife, and the Director of Preschool/Kindergarten at Access International School. But my greatest joy was to support women in soul care, especially with Inner Healing Prayer.
When we came back to the US, I learned about Spiritual Direction. The ESDA describes a spiritual director as “a trained listener who cares about hearing your story. Directors look for the work of the Holy Spirit in your life and help you respond to God’s invitations to a deeper relationship.”
Spiritual direction ignited my desire to provide soul care to women. I realized the Lord was calling me to this ministry, so I enrolled in the Healing Care Ministries’ certificate in Spiritual Formation and the Art of Spiritual Direction. Through the program, I acquired listening skills, learned how to pose meaningful questions, and how to come alongside another as a spiritual companion; I also encountered the Lord in beautiful ways. I experienced His deep love for me and others. I also learned to “be still” and engage both my Right and Left Brain. In short, I experienced God more fully and grew closer to Him!
As your spiritual director led by the Holy Spirit, I will provide space for you to be in the presence of the Lord, where we can explore your experiences. You can share your joys, fears, desires, and struggles and, if needed, heal from past hurts and wounds. We can find ways to deepen your relationship with our Loving God.
Who is a candidate for Spiritual Direction?
The typical candidate for Spiritual Direction is a believer in Jesus Christ on a journey to become rooted in God’s love.
The prayer in Ephesians 3 verses 16 and 17 speaks of such a journey, “ I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong.”
Use Spiritual Direction To
- Explore and interpret your experiences of God.
- Integrate spirituality and practices in your daily life.
- Deepen your relationship with God.
- Make important decisions or changes.
- Discover your purpose and calling in life.
- Share joys, fear, desires, and struggles in a safe environment.
- Spiritually heal from past wounds and hurts.
- Receive the encouragement, guidance, and companionship you need.
- Get spiritually unstuck.
- Integrate your faith in Jesus Christ into your emotions as well as your intellect.
- Become who God made you to be
How it Works
I provide Spiritual direction in one-on-one sessions, usually once a month in person or online. During a session, you can expect to be in the Lord’s presence with prayer exercises and will have space to talk about what is on your heart. We will listen to God and discern His thoughts concerning you and your experience. The sessions are sacred and done in a safe, non-judgmental manner.
We begin by setting an appointment to get to know each other and determine if the Lord is leading us into a spiritual direction relationship. The introductory session is free of charge. Subsequent sessions are $50 each and last 50-60 minutes.