Here we are marching quickly through the first quarter of 2014, and I’ve yet to host the official-yet-unofficial oath of office for my 2014 spiritual board. So here and now I present to you my 2014 Spiritual Board of Directors: seven saints reaching out to me, inspiring me, and uniquely supporting my vocation as wife and mother.
Wanting to draw nearer to a few select saints, I gave myself the gift of a spiritual board of directors on my birthday last year. I assembled a small group of saints to serve as my cloud of witnesses and guide me, in a particularly intimate way, throughout my daily activities and vocation. A faithful communion with my spiritual board has brought me peace, happiness, and companionship. I can hear the detractors now, “You mean to tell me dead people brought you all this peace and happiness?” Absolutely!
Highlights of Lisa’s interview with the St. Josemaria Escriva Institute on the significance of the saints and how to achieve communion with them in our daily lives.
A friend introduced us to the practice of developing a spiritual board of directors, a personal intercessory board to pray with and for us. As Lisa celebrates her 36th year of life, here is her board of spiritual directors who can uniquely support her vocation as wife and mother.