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About Me

As I move into the full maturity of my life, my primary calling is to serve as a spiritual director and leader of contemplative practices at the intersection of Christian and Buddhist practices. ​I seek to create a safe and sacred space for my directees where they can be their true selves and reflect on their encounters with the divine, however they name and experience it. I believe that every person is the image of God, irrespective of gender identity and expression, or whom they love.

Experience:

  • Providing spiritual direction to a wide range of persons

  • Planning and leading contemplative retreats

  • Associated with the Interfaith Counseling Center (Marin County, CA)

  • Peer Group Leader, Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation

  • Board member, Pacific Center for Spiritual Formation

  • United Church of Christ pastor for three churches

  • Committee on Ministry, supporting ministers in their callings

  • Board member, United Church of Christ

 

 

Personal:

I live in Redwood City, CA, with my wife, who is also a United Church of Christ pastor, and our cat, Spong, who is as wild as his namesake. My hobbies include cycling and photography.

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