An Introduction To Spiritual Direction
We are seeking two volunteers who have interest in seeking pastoral/spiritual counsel and potentially seeking to be of assist to others. What to Expect: 5 sessions to be scheduled May/June/July as befits participants Structured sessions (60 minutes per session) The relationship is a partnership (not hierarchical) We will focus on one discerned theme There will be homework assignments This experience is from the Christian basis and presumes a denominational attachment We will evaluate and summarize at the end Content: Understanding one’s temperament Discerning a current life theme of importance Writing a spiritual biography Scripture and prayer to begin each session Understanding the “numinous” in one’s life Understanding “liminality” in one’s life Method: Interactive dialogue Structured inputs Structured homework Each of last three sessions to focus on discerned theme Sessions are from a holistic/life viewpoint A blend of personal history, Christian Formation, and holistic pragmatism Expectations: A discernment from a thematic and holistic perspective A refreshment from daily stresses A learning about one’s self Identification of important themes in life A process that is compassionate and growthful Interested? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
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