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.

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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

“Nathan is an amazing listener. He is non-judgmental and is able hold space for my processing of important life transitions. He has reflected back to me both my strengths and my areas upon which I am looking to improve.Through my work with him, I have gained confidence, a strong sense of myself and am more able to take risks than I was in the past. Nathan comes at the world with a solid foundation and is able to express this outwardly to touch all of those with whom he works.”

Jenni, Musician, yoga instructor, ex-director for Human Dignity Coalition, Bend, Oregon

“In conversation with Nathan about matters of the Spirit, I was somewhat surprised to find him a colleague, peer and at times mentor, though I am 25 years his senior.  There is ‘second half of life’ wisdom in him. He is able to create a safe place for exploration, is able to listen with respect, and can gently draw persons toward insight and understanding. I sense integrity in him, enjoy being in his presence, and appreciated learning from him knowledge, experience, and demeanor.”

David Brock, World Church Leadership Council