Welcome. Life is a sacred journey, but it doesn’t always feel that way. We can easily get lost in our daily demands and become disconnected from our spirit and source of inspiration. If you’re longing to connect more deeply with your Sacred self, and the Love that is at the core of your being, you’re in the right place. My work is about sharing the journey together, so that we can see the Divine nature shining through all of life, even in the difficult and ordinary moments.

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Choosing the Path of Compassion Today

Wednesday Wisdom. Yesterday, at a meeting with my colleagues who are also school librarians (one of the many hats I am wearing these days), I listened to the stresses and strains of all of us who work in public education, and realized that the only real response was compassion. It has been extremely frustrating for all of us to […]

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Allowing Generosity to Fill You

Wednesday Wisdom. Lately the word generosity is emerging as a theme for me. I am seeking to integrate my job as a busy part-time school librarian, with my spiritual work and writing, which I also feel called to do. Truthfully, I haven’t found a groove, yet, but I am committed to not create division in myself. […]

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Surrender is a Conversation with Life

Wednesday Wisdom. In the past week, I held a book club discussion on Seeking Surrender, and I also held a contemplative prayer evening on the journey of surrender. Every time I share my book, I discover something more about what surrender means to and for other people. Last night, in the book club, someone shared about an […]

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Unify Your Life: Wednesday Wisdom

How can surrendering allow us to see and experience our lives in a more integrated way? Thomas Merton wrote: If you want to have a spiritual life you must unify your life. A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. (from Thoughts in Solitude, XII) The above statement strikes me deeply right now. […]

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Mini-retreat: Seeking Surrender
Three consecutive Wednesdays, September 16, 23, 30

7-8:30 pm
Offered at no cost
For more information or to register:
Contact: Lenor Barnett, leonor@saintagnessf.com 415-827-2638

Book Talk: Journey Into the Heart of Surrender
Sunday, October 18, 2015
10:50 – 11:50 A.M.

Saint Ignatius Adult Faith Formation
Fromm Center
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117

Advent Retreat Day: Joyful Surrender
Friday, December 11, 2015
10:00 – 3:00 PM

This is a day to enter more deeply into the Advent season through guided meditations, creative expression, and contemplative listening and sharing.

Mercy Center Burlingame
2300 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010