What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister?
Listening to ‘Here I am Lord” being sung at a friend’s Ordination by the new ministers.
In which year were you ordained? 2003
What is your minister’s vow, and your relationship to it?
If it is your will Beloved, I will return here while there is suffering, to play my part in healing the human family. (This guides my direction and my actions).
What was the most important thing that changed in your life as a result of the training?
I had a realization of who I was and why I was here.
How does your ministry or your life’s purpose manifest in the world now?
It enables me to look for the Divine in other beings.
What main sources of inspiration or guidance do you draw on for your continuing spiritual journey?
I am inspired by the courage and sweetness of others.
Where is your ‘edge’ currently — what most challenges you on your path?
How do you envision your ministry developing in future?
Working my way towards a grateful and grace-full end of life, thus presenting others with an honest example of spiritual living and dying (as best I can).
Jan Storey is a former faculty member, and currently a trustee of OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation.