The point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.
– Rainer Maria Rilke –

About Nathan Spiritual Direction

For your Consideration

As a chaplain, spiritual director and writer, my primary foundation is community building. It is my desire and joy to work for individuals, the community, and the land… making for a better future for generations to come. Spiritually, I am a mystic. I experience God in all things and all things in God. In all I do I seek to pursue more unity and more love in the world. Every thing belongs.

Nature is infused with Life. Life is what we have and it is what sustains us. It holds our beginnings and our endings. May each of us have the grace to pay attention and learn from our brothers and sisters, great and small.

We must always be in conversation. It is only in conversation that we are able to learn… together. Conversation and listening is what I do. If you need to be heard, if you need to grieve, if you want to do the work needed to grow and find a deeper sense of connection to Life and to yourself, I encourage you to contact me.

Blog

I am heartbroken for the world, Wrecked alongside the countless brothers and sisters Suffering, dying, and being destroyed on this human-forsaken planet. Because who else will care… Read more

Testimonials

I found the [grief] group to help identify things we hold in and the ability to share with others experiencing the same but different things. Being human is the key here and [it] was totally in a heartfelt comfortable setting.

B.P, Grief group attendee

“Nathan listens well – both to what is said and not said.  He hears and is able to capture and articulate what he perceives.  Nathan works well with people of all ages.  And he adapts his leadership style to the situation… While Nathan grasps the deeper side of things, he also brings a light-hearted and playful sense of humor and this latter draws you into a deeper and trusting relationship with Nathan.  Finally, he is curious by nature and that makes him a lifetime learner. Nathan offers a host of skills to chaplaincy as well as spiritual direction and I have observed that this work is his life’s vocation.”

Steve, Economic Development Services Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County