The Teflon Directee

Teflon

Surprisingly — or perhaps not so surprisingly — some people seek spiritual direction without ever intending to follow it.  Like some who seek therapy, they prefer to discuss the challenges they face, rather than transcend them.  They seem to be made of Teflon.  Nothing you tell them seems to stick. Behavior of this kind can be willful — the refusal to respond to respond to God’s prompting — but more often than not there are deeper issues: In some cases, the directee has ye … [Read more...]


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