. Candlelight offers an intimate view of spiritual direction through written re-enactments of actual spiritual direction sessions. The experiential practice is accompanied by theoretical and theological foundations guiding it.
Holy Listening: The Art of Spiritual DirectionCowley Publications - In the pages that follow, i will attempt to describe the shape that spiritual direction might take for people of our time, aware that the subject is an elusive one. Guenther uses the images of the spiritual director as host, teacher, and midwife to describe the ministry of spiritual direction today. She pays particular attention to spiritual direction for women, and addresses such down-to-earth questions as setting, time, and privacy.
. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! I hope some dark corners will be illuminated and some questions answered. Isbn13: 9781561010561. Tracking provided on most orders. I am speaking to the beginner, with or without formal theological training, those persons lay or ordained, who find themselves drawn to this ministry.
Holy Listening: The Art of Spiritual Direction - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. The stories of real people bring the practice of spiritual direction alive. Or perhaps they wonder about receiving direction, whether it is a ministry available to ‘ordinary people' or reserved for the especially holy. Condition: New. Perhaps they feel the stirring of their own unacknowledged gifts.
Sacred Companions: The Gift of Spiritual Friendship & DirectionIVP Books - If we are to experience significant spiritual formation and growth, our souls must be nurtured through spiritual companions. Spiritual direction moves beyond mere moral lifestyle accountability and goes deeper than popular notions of mentoring or discipling. Benner introduces readers to the riches of spiritual friendship and direction, explaining what they are and how they are practiced.
Through prayerful, guided attunement to God's activity, sacred companions provide care for the soul. In this inviting guide, David G. But we cannot go long in our Christian pilgrimage before realizing that isolation leads to spiritual barrenness. We soon discover that our souls long for accompaniment, intimacy and spiritual friendship.
Sacred Companions: The Gift of Spiritual Friendship & Direction - Our churches often see spirituality as personal and private. The modern world has taught us to value autonomy and individualism. Benner, well-accustomed to god's work through relationships, models the kind of traveling companion who can move us toward deeper intimacy with God. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
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Spiritual Direction: A Practical IntroductionHymns Ancient & Modern Ltd - Canterbury Press Norwich. Spiritual direction has been an intrinsic part of the Christian tradition since the earliest days of the church when desert mothers and fathers were sought out for their wisdom and guidance. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. It includes, part one: what is spiritual direction? This is an exploration of biblical, historical and contemporary models of spiritual direction.
It is shedding its rather exotic, mystical associations and is increasingly regarded as a core component of Christian ministry. Part four covers listening and responding to ourselves, and Part Five covers spiritual direction in the local church. Condition: New. What makes a good spiritual director? part two covers listening and responding to God, recognising God in the every day, journalling, prayer, discernment, paying attention, interpreting religious experience, and holy leisure.
Spiritual Direction: A Practical Introduction - Part three covers listening and responding to others, looking for signs of grace, listening to stories and experience, pain or crises. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Today, the popularity of retreats and renewed interest in monastic spirituality has put spiritual direction in the spotlight.
Tracking provided on most orders. This guide aims to equip clergy and laity engaged in this task, or in training for it.
The Practice of Spiritual DirectionHarperOne - Canterbury Press Norwich. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. The classic work on helping people become Closer to GodFathers Barry and Connolly see the work of spiritual direction as helping people to develop their relationship with God. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
This highly practical book reflects the authors' experience at the Center for Religious Development in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where spiritual direction is available and where directors are trained. Condition: New. In thinking and practice they have absorbed the insights of modern psychotherapy, but have not been absorbed by them.
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Seeking God Together: An Introduction to Group Spiritual DirectionIVP Books - Condition: New. Isbn13: 9781561010561. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! She also provides an appendix with opening exercises for use in your meetings together. The intentional goal of group spiritual direction, "is to help each participant become more aware of God in their lives, " Alice writes, for the sake of others.
Canterbury Press Norwich. In seeking god together, experienced spiritual director alice fryling offers a unique introduction specifically for group spiritual direction: a place where individuals can experience what it means to be listened to and loved by others, so that they can learn to listen more attentively to God in their daily lives and be used by God.
Seeking God Together: An Introduction to Group Spiritual Direction - Can you hear him? if you're longing to become more attentive to God--to listen to him, know his voice and experience his love, spiritual direction can point the way. Tracking provided on most orders. The spirit is speaking. Here is a book to help you and a group of soul friends listen for and with each other as you seek God together.
Out of her years of being both director and directee, step-by-step guidance for those who would like to start, Fryling offers practical, lead or participate in group spiritual direction. Spiritual direction leads you to an awakening of the soul. The spirit is speaking to you and to others.
Trustworthy Connections: Interpersonal Issues in Spiritual DirectionCowley Publications - Trustworthy connections identifies some issues and challenges that can arise in spiritual direction relationships and offers resources for further consideration and reflection. Tracking provided on most orders. Isbn13: 9781561010561. Trustworthy connections is designed for use as a reference and a springboard for discussion for spiritual directors and anyone else who is interested in spiritual direction.
. Like all other people, directors and directees are subject to relationship dynamics. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Like the process of spiritual direction itself, this book is about asking questions, discussing ideas, and suggesting alternatives rather than giving advice or getting answers.
Trustworthy Connections: Interpersonal Issues in Spiritual Direction - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! The topics and examples are focused on traditional one–to–one, face–to–face spiritual direction, although some are also relevant to group direction and direction by correspondence. Although god is at the center of the process of spiritual direction, the more readily visible participants are human beings.
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Anatomy of the Soul: Surprising Connections between Neuroscience and Spiritual Practices That Can Transform Your Life and RelationshipsTyndale Momentum - Thompson reveals how it is possible to rewire your mind, altering your brain patterns and literally making you more like the person God intended you to be. Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Canterbury Press Norwich. Condition: New. Isbn13: 9781561010561.
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! He also provides practical exercises to help you experience healing in areas where you’ve been struggling. Integrating new findings in neuroscience and attachment with Christian spirituality, Dr. Explaining discoveries about the brain in layman’s terms, interaction with Scripture, he shows how you can be mentally transformed through spiritual practices, and connections with other people.
Anatomy of the Soul: Surprising Connections between Neuroscience and Spiritual Practices That Can Transform Your Life and Relationships - Do you want to improve your relationships and experience lasting personal change? Join Curt Thompson, M. D. On an amazing journey to discover the surprising pathways for transformation hidden inside your own mind. Insightful and challenging, your relationships, Anatomy of the Soul illustrates how learning about one of God’s most miraculous creations―your brain―can enrich your life, and your impact on the world around you.
The Way of Discernment: Spiritual Practices for Decision MakingWestminster John Knox Press - We all make decisions constantly--some with careful reflection, some without much thought. But what if we understood these decisions, minor as well as major, as matters of faithful Christian living? In this helpful and encouraging book, Elizabeth Liebert introduces the practice of discernment and guides readers through the process of faithful decision making.
. Condition: New. Canterbury Press Norwich. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Used book in Good Condition. Isbn13: 9781561010561. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. After briefly exploring the christian tradition of discernment, Liebert then turns to practical steps and exercises that will help readers as they seek God's call in the midst of their decisions, allowing readers to internalize some of these practices and incorporate them into their daily lives.
The Way of Discernment: Spiritual Practices for Decision Making - Following the way of discernment means becoming increasingly able to notice where God is at work in the world and in one's own life--and becoming increasingly generous with one's own life in response. Tracking provided on most orders.
The Critical Journey, Stages in the Life of Faith, Second EditionSheffield Publishing Company - Condition: New. Canterbury Press Norwich. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Used book in Good Condition. Isbn13: 9781561010561. Sheffield Publishing Company. The critical journey is a description of the spiritual journey-our response to our faith in God with the resulting changes that follow.
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What's Your Decision?: How to Make Choices with Confidence and Clarity: An Ignatian Approach to Decision MakingLoyola Press - Sheffield Publishing Company. Condition: New. Based on the insights of St. Canterbury Press Norwich. Tracking provided on most orders. Do you have an effective decision making process in place, one that you can consistently rely on to help you make good decisions? Most people don't, and as a result they are never quite certain if they have made the best choice, and if their final decision was truly a good decision.
In what's your decision?, a fast-moving, personal, and highly practical book, the authors introduce readers to a time-tested Ignatian approach to effective decision making. Used book in Good Condition. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.
What's Your Decision?: How to Make Choices with Confidence and Clarity: An Ignatian Approach to Decision Making - Ignatius, the book addresses common questions such as what's important and what's not when it comes to making decisions? Can I ever trust my gut? What do I really want?Ultimately, What’s Your Decision? helps us understand that a God decision always precedes a good decision: When we invite God—who cares deeply about what we do—into the decision-making process, we find the freedom to make the best choice.