by Douglas Webber SoulStream Partner In the beginning I created God Out of the dust of my life HE, I created Him (SHE was a temptress) Dribs Drabs I used A little bit of My father’s distance My grandfather’s silence My sister’s rage My mother’s literalism and moralism Father church, of course, helped With the […]
by Jeff Imbach Contemplative prayer has been described in many different ways. Here are some of them. I think each has something to contribute to our understanding of what is happening in contemplative prayer. Opening Our Hearts To God In his wonderful book, Opening to God, Fr. Thomas Green says that prayer is not something […]
Does the heart have a narrow door? Will it allow in just one more of every beast and flower and bird and every song it has ever heard? Just one more child, just one more flower, one more relinquishing of power to that sane and sacred foolishness of living by inclusiveness? Does the heart have […]
Gather Us In Gather us in, the lost and the lonely, the broken and breaking, the tired and the aching who long for the nourishment found at your feast. All: Gather us in, the done and the doubting, the wishing and wondering, the puzzled and pondering who long for the company found at your feast. […]
Good is the flesh that the Word has become, good is the birthing, the milk in the breast, good is the feeding, caressing and rest, good is the body for knowing the world, Good is the flesh that the Word has become. Good is the body for knowing the […]
I’m convinced that when we can surrender to the Great I AM, the Great Universal Being, the great shared consciousness that we all are, God gives us courage to accept our own I am in all of its eccentricity and in all of its brokenness. Your participation in the Universal Being or I am-ness of God gives you the […]
Fresh Wind Press is a small publishing company dedicated to helping quality authors take their manuscripts through editing, proof-reading, layout, and cover-design to final print. Kevin Miller (author, teacher, editor, screenwriter) oversees the work of a network of professionals who get self-published authors onto the bookstore shelves.
Fresh Wind Press specializes in the “Listening Prayer Resources” of Brad and Eden Jersak. These include books and study guides that equip all of God’s people to hear the voice of God more clearly, more accurately, and more frequently.
Henri Nouwen spent his life helping people respond to the universal “yearning for love, unity, and communion that doesn’t go away”. Is it possible to touch and taste the love of God? How can we live a spiritual life that embraces the pain and suffering of our lives and in the world, and gives us the freedom to love deeply wherever we are? Join us in this way of the heart!
Programs include a number of non-degree initiatives including a Centre for Spiritual Formation which provides interactive engagement focused on the disciplines and practice of the spiritual life. Academic programs include Master of Pastoral Ministry and Doctor of Ministry Degrees.
An Everyday Pilgrim (Esther Hizsa’s Blog)
Consciousness Examen – We learn to attend to God’s loving action in our everyday experience in the Examen.
Prayer of Imagination – Encountering Jesus with you in the gospels.
Lectio Divina – Reading and hearing the word of God.
If you are interested in finding a spiritual director, please email us for names of SoulStream Spiritual Directors in your area.