Listening To Soul

Gretchen Meyer, MA

Spiritual Director / Mentor

Professional Dream Worker

Welcome to the path of Listening To Soul, a resource for those interested in finding their spiritual direction and going deeper into the mystery of their lives to find meaning and purpose.

 

Deep Listening

How many of us experience being deeply listened to?  By that I mean, where and with whom can you speak from the source of your soul to the truth of your experience, the depth of your heart, and the profound knowing in your body?  Where you are loved and accepted for who you really are,  where your listener waits quietly while you find the words so even you can hear what is true. That is what happens in Spiritual Direction.


Spiritual Direction is an ancient tradition that has experienced a revival in recent years.  Many years ago when I was wading my way through a spiritual crisis, a friend suggested I find a spiritual director.  It was a gift in two important ways.

 

First, my meetings with my spiritual director helped me find my spiritual ground.  Second, I discovered my calling.

 

It has been a gift to work as a Spiritual Director since 1999. My work is inclusive, interspiritual, welcoming and affirming.  In addition to meditation and prayer, my listening with you may include the wisdom of your dreams, your Enneagram, and body~mind~soul connection.  It is a privilege to listen and witness the sacred story of your journey toward wholeness.

 

I can meet with you in Portland or Vancouver or via phone, Skype or Facetime. Ask about my sliding scale fee schedule.

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John Fox’s poem describes Listening To Soul.

When someone deeply listens to you
it is like holding out a dented cup
you’ve had since childhood
and watching it fill up with
cold, fresh water.

When it balances on top of the brim,
you are understood.
When it overflows and touches your skin,
you are loved.

When someone deeply listens to you,
the room where you stay
starts a new life
and the place where you wrote
your first poem begins to glow in your mind’s eye.
It is as if gold has been discovered!

When someone deeply listens to you,
your bare feet are on the earth
and a beloved land that seemed distant
is now at home within you.
~~John Fox

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To contact Gretchen

 

360-608-8572

 

Gretchen’s EMAIL

 

 

In Portland at

2285 NW Johnson

corner of NW 23rd

 

or in

Vancouver, WA

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Please note all photographs on this website are © Gretchen Meyer