Personal Mentors

Thank you to the many people who have spent anywhere from a few hours to several years listening, guiding, affirming, and challenging me on my spiritual journey. Below are a few recent mentors that come to mind.

Dan Ballinger
A Heavenly Echo: The Twelve Steps in Christian Reflection

Norma Ballinger

Sarah Dornbos
Kids Hope Director, Eagle Rock Elementary

When I Don’t Belong and other blog posts from Sarah

Claire Howard
Team Leader for InnerChange San Francisco Outer Circle
SF Outer Circle Blog Posts (by Claire)

Douglas J Love
Owner Love Insurance Services
On the Increase: A Journey Into Freedom

Sarah Obermeyer
Midwife, Professor, Spiritual Director

Janice Morgan Strength, Ph.D.
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
Certified Spiritual Director
In private practice.
Adjunct professor for Fuller Theological Seminary.
Book coming out in 2017


Virtual or Literary Mentors

Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile

The Road Back to You (Podcast)

Martin Laird
Into the Silent Land: A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation

Thomas Merton
New Seeds of Contemplation

Milan & Kay Yerkovich
How We Love: Discover Your Love Style, Enhance Your Marriage

Father Richard Rohr
On the Threshold of Transformation: Daily Meditations for Men

John Bradshaw
Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child

Mark Virkler
Dialogue With God: Opening The Door To Two-Way Prayer

Brene Brown
I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough”

Jesuit Media Initiatives
Pray as You Go (Podcast)