J. Marshall Jenkins

Author, Therapist, Spiritual Director

Gratitude First

Take a moment to count your blessings… Congratulations! You just got on the right spiritual path.

Suffering for Love

Do you think you are too privileged to accept Jesus’ blessing of the persecuted? Think again.

Building the Bridge Across Loneliness

Tired of loneliness? Weary of violence? Find the raw materials for making peace right there in your feelings.

Our Greatest Fear and Deepest Desire

Do you want to get closer to God? It is very human to say yes. It is equally human to say no.

Crisis telephone contemplation

As a boy, I was called by Christ. Literally.

The Merton Prayer

Sometimes I think this prayer saved my life.

The Willing Way Through Resentment

A way through resentment to serenity…

Comfort and Courage

When love hurts, there is hope…

Dare to Expect Abundance

Expecting abundance rather than scarcity could begin the change you want to make in the world. Read more to see why.