Tuesday, July 15, 2008

More "Stuff Catholics Like": Spiritual Directors

...OK, let’s do a via negativa exercise: getting at a definition by looking at what spiritual direction is not.

Directee: I’m having a hard time praying. I’ve only prayed twice this month.
Not a Spiritual Director: Yeah, me too. I’m kind of wrapped up in election coverage right now. Whaddya think about the veep specs?

Directee: I’m having a hard time praying.
Not a Spiritual Director: Geez. Why is saying a Hail Mary so hard already? It’s 51 short words. Come on, get on your knees, I’m dragging out the rosaries....

The rest of my latest entry on the "humor meets education" group blog: here.

1 comment:

Dcn Scott Dodge said...

Who will be the veep picks? Maybe Hail Marys are order. I love being obtuse!