About Lisa Ann

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Lisa Ann has worked with faith communities, both local and global; developing, teaching, and learning alongside others on their spiritual journeys.  Traveling to over 40 countries and interacting with those from different faith and cultural backgrounds, she is rooted in the knowledge that we all have the same basic need for love, the Divine, and companionship.

She is currently completing her Masters degree in Spiritual Formation with a concentration on Spiritual Direction, and is a Reiki Practitioner; a helpful tool for meditation and nurturing our spirit, soul, and body towards greater union. 

Lisa Ann lives in Portland, OR and is the mother of a remarkable 17 year-old young man.  To read an interview with Lisa Ann and Josh Pinkston regarding her own spirituality and sexuality, click here.  Being part of the gay community herself, Lisa Ann extends a special welcome to those in the LGBTQ community who desire a spiritual director on their journey.

 “God is known in all things.” – Dionisyius.

WHAT TO EXPECT

"The type of companionship that is encouraged in Spiritual Direction holds great value to me because I see it as the way Jesus often engaged with others.  At the very heart of this practice is listening.  Jesus walked in this way of communication and love, so well.  One way He did this was by asking questions:  “What do you want me to do for you?”,  “Who do you say that I am?”,  and “Do you love me?” His inquiries gave opportunity for the recipient to enter into a deeper understanding of God, self, and others.

I would love to hear from you.  If you have questions, thoughts, or are interested in the practice of spiritual direction. Please feel free to email me at:
lisa@amodernmonestary.com"
– Lisa Ann

Spiritual Direction can take place in-person, over the phone, or via Skype or FaceTime. An average session is between 45-60min, though the first appointment will likely run closer to 90min.