The agony of Teresa of Ávila

Tessa Bieleckiis a Christian hermit in the tradition of the Desert Mothers and Fathers. Co-founder of the Spiritual Life Institute, she was a Carmelite monk and Mother Abbess for almost 40 years, establishing experimental monastic communities of men and women in Arizona, Colorado, Nova Scotia, and Ireland. She has written extensively on the life, spirituality, andContinue reading “The agony of Teresa of Ávila”


During this time I’ve been thinking a lot about the work that I’ve done with Labyrinths (which admittedly is not nearly as much as I’d like). And just today I got a timely reminder in an email group that I’m part of (Veriditas – it’s where I did my Labyrinth training) of how another trainerContinue reading “Labyrinths”