Minister of Spiritual Care- and creator of A Simple Pause App
Tending to the care of bodies and souls is nothing new to LuAnn Roberson.
Her compassionate heart, and extensive training and practice in cancer and critical care nursing, have equipped her to be with others as they face life-altering moments, offering hope, dignity and companionship.
Trained as a Spiritual Director, she accompanies a variety of leaders and learners who desire to explore, deepen, and experience healing in their relationship with God. In a biblical, reflective and Trinitarian model of sacred listening, she creates a confidential, safe and welcoming space for spiritual conversations to take place.
The key word for LuAnn is WITH. She is known as the “With Woman.”
Those acquainted with life in Appalachia long ago understand that the local midwife was known as the “with woman,” a skilled and caring woman who helped bring new life into the world.
By attending to the spirit of those she companions (like a spiritual midwife), she offers a compassionate and gentle presence, resulting in a trusting relationship that encourages prayer and celebration as new spiritual awareness is “birthed.”
LuAnn received training in Spiritual Direction through the Selah program-Leadership Transformations, Inc, her nursing degree from Arizona State University, and multiple specialty certifications through the Nat’l Consortium of Breast Care and the American Association of Christian Counselors.
She is a member of the Association of Oncology Nurse Navigators, AONN, the Evangelical Spiritual Directors Association, ESDA, as well as the Spiritual Formation Society of Arizona, and Arizona Trauma- Informed Faith Community.
LuAnn is a Flagstaff native, now living in Scottsdale with her husband, Mike. They have two daughters, two delightful grandchildren, and two formerly homeless dogs. She enjoys coffee with a friend, exploring epitaphs in old cemeteries, and singing harmonies.
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