A refreshing take on Christian spirituality and living into the abiding, loving presence of the God-who-loves. Supporting you as you untangle from out-grown religious beliefs and experience, and cultivate a deeper experience of the sacred within all of life, responding to the invitations of Spirit to co-create a life chock-full of meaning, joy, and peace.
Love Inspired Spiritual Care For Everyone.
And especially for the outsiders & outcasts, doubters & disillusioned, the heartsick & heretics.
For those who grieve & the Brokenhearted.
For those who know there has to be more.
"All I do each day is sit on the riverbank handing out river water.
If I do this well, in time you will notice the river."
Spiritual Direction - Soul Care
A person's spirituality and relationship with God are uniquely intimate. Sometimes it can have its share of uncertainties, practical concerns, and nagging doubts. This doesn't make you unfaithful, just a human being living faith in real life. We all experience difficult seasons in our spiritual life, or we a desire to go a little deeper or have some specific questions or issues we feel called to explore.
A Spiritual Director accompanies you as you discern where you are at, to listen for invitations of the Spirit and respond to those invitations. A Spiritual director is an experienced resource and companion, who can provide reflective insight and help you identify practical steps forward (deeper) as you continue on into the things of God in a holistic way as a part of everyday real life.
Grief & Loss: Healing your Heart
Michael meets you where you’re at with is a heart-centred and action-based approach that will help you take the steps to heal your heart. Michael can support you from a trained, experienced and if you wish, a spacious spiritual perspective as you address the losses you have experienced from a death, divorce, changes in health, or any of the many different kinds of losses that can result in the feelings of grief.
Guys Grieve too.
There is a stubborn myth in our culture that men don’t grieve and that men aren’t allowed to express emotions of sadness, tenderness, and heartbreak. Grief is cumulative. If we don’t deal with it we will find it seeping into other areas of our lives, often in messy ways.
Did you know there are over 40 different kinds of loss that we can experience?
"Love is more original than sin."
A thoughtful mystic, an accidental activist, and soul friend to many, Michael helps people connect to life in more profound ways, by assisting them towards greater wholeness and deeper living; to discover purpose, create meaning, and recognize and respond to the sacred in all of life.
With 30 years of experience providing spiritual care and support to countless individuals and groups, Michael is passionate about helping folks connect with the God-who-loves in healthy, thoughtful and life-giving ways; helping them to experience this love in personally transforming ways.
Michael holds a Master's Degree in Ministry - Spiritual Formation. He has authored “Becoming Love: Avoiding Common Forms of Christian Insanity" along with hundreds of faith-inspired articles, many of which have been published and referenced by various blogs, leadership, and spiritual care websites.