We cannot attain the presence of God. We're already totally in the presence of God. What's absent is awareness.
Richard Rohr 1999, Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer, Crossroad Publishing, New York, p. 28
What's OnHere is an initial program of Soul Tending opportunities for 2013, with other events being planned for later in the year. Please see individual pages for more information. Flyers are available for download on the right hand side of the web site. Unless otherwise stated the location is at Eight Mile Plains, Brisbane. Contact Anne Fry to make an appointment or a booking or if you would like more information about what's on offer. On in 2013 Spiritual Direction Available Throughout the Year - by appointment. Supervision for Those Who Journey With Others Available Throughout the Year - by appointment. Soul Care Available Throughout the Year - by appointment. Individual Home Retreats 5 Day Summer Home Retreat - From 18 January, 2013. A Retreat Among the Pages of The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call to Self Discovery (David Benner) - From 29 April, 2013. 3 Day Silent Home Retreat Companions on the Way With Mary - From 3 June, 2013. Quiet Days Connecting to Deepest Desire - Saturday 23 February, 2013 - Scarborough, 9:30 - 3:30. Tending to the Inner Dynamic of Fear - Saturday 2 March, 2013 - Brookfield Centre for Christian Spirituality, 9:30 - 3:30. Connecting to Deepest Desire - Saturday 18 May, 2013 - Beerwah 9:30 - 3:30. Tending to the Inner Dynamic of Fear - Saturday 27 July, 2013 - Scarborough, 9:30 - 3:00. Experiencing Contemplative Prayer Together Series 2 - Wednesday Evenings - June 5, 12, 19, Eight Mile Plains, 7:30 - 9:00. Series 1 - Wednesday Evenings - July 3, 10, 24, Eight Mile Plains, 7:30 - 9:00. Would You Be Interested In? Other opportunities for Soul Tending in 2013 are still be planned. You may be interested in one of the following. If so, you may wish to register your interest via the Contact Page. Individual At Home Retreats Autumn Home Retreat A Retreat Among the Pages of The Return of the Prodigal Son : A Story of Homecoming (Henri Nouwen). Spring Home Retreat A Retreat Among the Pages of Lost in Wonder: Rediscovering the Spiritual Art of Attentiveness (Esther de Waal). Quiet Days Connecting to Deepest Desire Tending to the Inner Dynamic of Fear in the Soul Touching the Transforming Grace of Liminal Space Tending to the Soul of an Edge Dweller