Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Spiritual guidance is fulfilling and challenging work: fulfilling because the people we meet and the stories they tell are fascinating and varied, complex because we can often get stuck. We can feel we lack a broad enough range of tools to meet the complexities we face.
This course is for new and seasoned spiritual directors who want to tend to their craft. It’s for those who will value some additional tools and frameworks for this sacred work. We will look at three methods which deepen our assessments of what’s really going on for clients—discerning their dominant mindsets, clarifying feelings that underlie thought patterns, and identifying three phases within a client session in order to focus on what is most helpful to address within each phase. Using these methods, we will explore how to engage clients when their core issues have surfaced. Sessions will include presentations and large group discussions.
This session will be held via Zoom and has a total contact time of two hours.
Online Course Expectations + Details:
- Register as individuals.
- After registering and approximately 24 hours prior to the start of this series, you will receive an email from Wisdom Ways with the Zoom link and other information. Please check your Spam folder or Promotions tab if you don’t find the email in your inbox.
- Have the technology and internet connection that allow for stable video and audio connection through a computer or a hand-held device (e.g., tablet or smart phone).
- Each Zoom session will include a facilitator from Wisdom Ways who will help navigate the small groups, and the questions and comments that are shared through the chat function.
Facilitator Scott McRae has been involved in spiritual work in various forms for over 30 years and feels like he’s just getting started. His professional journey has included parish and campus ministry, as well as spiritual care leadership in health care. A pastoral educator for M Health Fairview, a spiritual director, and an Enneagram teacher and coach, he also runs Sojourners Institute with his wife Melanie.
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