Spirituality for Everyday Life
Edges ~ edges are places at which life is lived intensely and in flux, whether at the edge of the sea, the edge of a mountain, the edge of a forest or field, the edge of the day, or the edge marking the transition between one fragment of the human journey and another. The poet Mary Oliver writes of “Desire” in her Red Bird collection, telling us that she names her longings “every morning, just before sunrise/wading the edge of the dark ocean.” In other words, at the edges, of night and day, of land and water. Robin Craig ~ pastor, spiritual director, retreat leader, educator, activist, and outdoor enthusiast, has found and shares life at the edges.
Robin pastors a small inner-ring suburban congregation in the Presbyterian Church (USA). She is also a spiritual director in the Ignatian tradition, offering accompaniment and giving the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius to individuals of all faiths, and facilitating retreats for a variety of Protestant and Catholic groups: churches, women, students, and church leaders. In response to personal tragedy, she has become a suicide prevention activist, and when she is not grounded by a broken ankle (as she is in January 2014!), she is an avid hiker, birder, and photographer. Robin speaks and writes on suicide prevention, parental bereavement, prayer, and topics in Ignatian spirituality. You can reach Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org.