creature is a word of God." Meister Eckhart
Universe Story is the continuing unfolding of God's creative love. Each of us
has our own story which carries a unique bit of the divine spark and impels us
to be co-creators in this on-going mystery.
life story is both shaped by our experiences and also shapes the stories of those
around us and ultimately the Universe Story itself.
this context the role of the spiritual companion or guide is to create the space
in which another can discover and bring forth their own story.
Carter's own story is set within the context of the Roman Catholic Christian
story and is strongly influenced by her resonance with the Universe Story and
life experiences include several occupations including payroll clerk, executive
director, and co-owner of a print shop. She has been involved in graphic
design work for over 20 years.
shares her home with her 21-year-old son and his American Bulldog, Samantha.
spiritual ministry experiences include director of the RCIA, involvement in Christian
Life Community where she has facilitated and/or guided groups of various sizes
in retreat days and workshops, involvement in Bridges Foundation as a prayer companion
and mentor, and she has coordinated several workshops on Ignatian Spirituality
and the Universe Story. She has also written a pamphlet for Ligouri Press on Small
Christian Communities and has authored numerous articles for Harvest, the
quarterly publication of Christian Life Community.
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