Editorial Review Panel

Lucy Abbott Tucker

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Lauren Artress, PhD

Walnut Creek, California, USA

Tilden H. Edwards, PhD

Bethesda, Maryland, USA


Robert Gardenhire III, MDiv

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA


Kristen Hobby, PhD

Republic of Singapore


Valerie Lesniak, PhD

Seattle, Washington, USA


Sandra Lommasson, MA

Sacramento, California, USA


Carol Ludwig, MA

Vero Beach, Florida, USA


Diane M. Millis, PhD

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA


Jung Eun Sophia Park, SNJM

Alameda, California, USA


Susan Rakoczy, IHM, PhD

Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


Janet Ruffing, RSM, PhD

Hamden, Connecticut, USA


Joyce Rupp, OSM

Des Moines, Iowa, USA


Frederick W. Schmidt, PhD

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA


John Stuart

Frankston, Victoria, Australia


Steven Sturm, DMin

Waialua, Hawaii, USA


Sally Taylor

Trail, British Columbia, Canada


Therese Taylor-Stinson

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA


Stephen Truscott, SM

Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia


Jane Vennard, MDiv

Denver, Colorado, USA

Ravi Verma

Los Angeles, California, USA


Spiritual Directors International

Executive Director: 
Rev. Seifu Anil Singh-Molares, MTS

Rev. Seifu Anil Singh-Molares, MTS

Media Review Editor: 
Pegge Erkeneff

Art Editor:
Matt Whitney

Graphic Designer: 
Tobias Becker

Web Designer:
Ann Lancaster

Production Assistant:
Larry J. Morris III

Founding Editor: 
Susan S. Jorgensen, MA

Poetry Editor: 
Jennifer (Jinks) Hoffmann

Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction is published in March, June, September, and December. Presence offers a forum among diverse people and spiritual traditions for the exploration of present and future trends in the art and ministry of spiritual direction. Presence is grounded in the belief that our deepest calling is to be present to one another as we share the gift of ourselves. Presence strives to articulate the essential elements of contemplative practices, formation, and training; to encourage accountability; and to develop clear ethical guidelines. Presence supports a global contemplative dialog of spiritual care and compassion for others, ourselves, and the whole cosmos. ISSN 1081-7662.

Opinions expressed in this journal are the opinions of the authors and advertisers and may not represent the opinions of Spiritual Directors International, the coordinating council, or the editors. All biblical quotations are from the NRSV unless otherwise noted.


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