Spiritual direction

Are you longing for spiritual companionship? Do you want more quiet, reflective space in your life to notice God’s presence? Do you want to slow down and experience the holy? If so, I invite you to consider spiritual direction.

Spiritual direction is a one-on-one conversation that takes place once a month. It is a time set aside for the director and directee to pray, pay attention to God’s movements in the directee’s life, and explore God’s possible invitations. The goal of direction is to help directees become more present to their own spiritual journeys and unique design and ultimately grow in their relationship with God.

Some ask if they need any special qualifications to meet with a director. No! I welcome people at any stage of their faith journey, whether they are new to faith, far along the road or in a place of doubts and questions. Although I am a Christian, I welcome those of other faiths or no faith who seek to explore what spirituality means to them.

I recently completed a two-year Spiritual Direction training program at The Journey Center in Santa Rosa and am registered with Spiritual Directors International. I have been a Christian all of my life and have attended my current church in Berkeley since graduating from college in 1990. I enjoy friendships with people across the spectrum of beliefs and love conversations about spirituality and life, so spiritual direction is a natural outgrowth of my passions.

I offer direction on a sliding scale, from $40 to $70. Feel free to e-mail me with questions at allison@delaveaga.com..