Using examples from her own life and her work as a teacher of the sacred art of listening, Lindahl explores the nature and use of silence, reflection and divine presence as foundational qualities of listening and shows you how you can apply these in your everyday life. This valuable workshop-in-a-book examines the varied ways we are called to deep listening, including:Contemplative listeningReflective listeningHeart listeningListening in groupsListening in conversations … and moreYou will find yourself inspired to discover how different your conversations will be when you stop just talking and start really listening.
Her first book, has been published to acclaim in North America, The Sacred Art of Listening, Europe and Asia. Used book in Good Condition. Poor listening leads to misunderstandings and lost opportunities. Learning to listen well requires spiritual practice. It happens at work and at home, in heated debates and in quiet conversations―you hear someone speaking, with strangers and close friends, but often you don't truly listen.
Kay lindahl’s highly respected workshops are attended by people from a broad range of backgrounds. Now she offers practical, easy-to-follow advice and exercises to enhance your capacity to listen in a spirit-filled way.
The Sacred Art of Listening: Forty Reflections for Cultivating a Spiritual Practice The Art of Spiritual Living
Learning to listen―really listen―requires sacred practice. The sacred art of listening guides you through forty practices of deep listening―to our Source, to ourselves, and to each other. Inspiring text and contemplative artwork combine to communicate the three essential qualities of deep listening―silence, reflection and presence.
Hearing and listening are two different things. They demonstrate that the key to healthy relationships and spiritual transformation can be as basic as practicing the art of listening. You will learn how to:speak clearly from the heartCommunicate with courage and compassionHeighten your awareness and sensitivity to opportunities for deep listeningEnhance your ability to listen to people with different belief systems.
Sustaining the Spirit: Callings, Commitments, & Vocational Challenges
Used book in Good Condition. Real-life anedotes, and down-to-earth points for reflection shed light on the three important elements in finding our true direction in life: vocational callings, commitments, original study, and challenges. Sustaining the Spirit offers us fresh insights into the meaning and reality of vocation.
Each of these elements is thoughtlyfully examined, with a view to pratical applications to our lives and greater sensitivity to the guidelines of the Spirit.
Shaping Catholic Parishes: Pastoral Leaders in the 21st Century Emerging Models of Pastoral Leadership
Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Catholic parish life in the United States is changing. Twenty-two priests, deacons, religious, and lay people share first-person accounts of their experiences serving as pastoral leaders in these new situations and roles. Pastoral leaders, ordained and lay, need to learn new skills and adopt new leadership styles to function effectively in this changing pastoral environment.
. As a result, new organizational models are emerging: clustered parishes, large megachurches, one pastor overseeing multiple parishes, lay leadership. Shaping catholic Parishes looks at these changes from the pastoral leader's point of view.
Holy Listening: The Art of Spiritual Direction
She pays particular attention to spiritual direction for women, and addresses such down-to-earth questions as setting, time, and privacy. Or perhaps they wonder about receiving direction, whether it is a ministry available to ‘ordinary people' or reserved for the especially holy. 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.
. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. I am speaking to the beginner, those persons lay or ordained, with or without formal theological training, who find themselves drawn to this ministry. Perhaps they feel the stirring of their own unacknowledged gifts. The stories of real people bring the practice of spiritual direction alive.
I hope some dark corners will be illuminated and some questions answered. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Condition: New. Isbn13: 9781561010561. Guenther uses the images of the spiritual director as host, teacher, and midwife to describe the ministry of spiritual direction today.
The Art of Spiritual Listening: Responding to God's Voice Amid the Noise of Life
God whispers. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Here you will find ways to:·become more attentive to god’s spirit·understand how to hear god’s voice in your own life ·Learn how to help others develop the discipline of listening to God’s leadingWith an emphasis on spiritual direction, prompts for personal reflection, The Art of Spiritual Listening includes Bible study questions, and notes for leaders who wish to use the book in a group.
If your life is too noisy to hear god, or if you want to hear his voice more clearly, The Art of Spiritual Listening will guide you to a deeper understanding of what it means to respond to God’s invitation to listen. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition.
Have you heard?life shouts. With insightful and creative reflections, Alice Fryling guides us through Scripture passages that teach us how to experience and hear God more fully. Used book in Good Condition. Isbn13: 9781561010561. How can we hear god’s whispers when the struggles and worries of life distract us? How can we quiet our souls?The Art of Spiritual Listening is about learning to listen to the gentle, persistent voice of God and help others hear God’s voice as well.
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The Art of Theological Reflection
Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Isbn13: 9781561010561. Condition: New. Here is a book for the millions of Christians who want to make a vital connection between their faith and their lives. The authors describe theological reflection as "the artful discipline of putting our experience into conversation with the heritage of the Christian tradition.
Their practical book provides a way for all of us to experience greater meaning in life and a more tangible sense of God's creative presence. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
Spiritual Direction 101: The Basics of Spiritual Guidance
If you want an easy-to-follow primer, written from practical experience and years of training new spiritual guides, this is the one book to add to your spiritual library. Purchase spiritual direction 101 and feel the relief of finally understanding what excellent and ethical spiritual guidance is all about! Used book in Good Condition.
Used book in Good Condition. Isbn13: 9781561010561. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Wondering what spiritual direction is all about?looking for a practical guide that covers everything from finding a spiritual guide to becoming one?If so, this is your “how-to” book on the history, practice and ethics of spiritual guidance.
Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. This book gives you the nitty-gritty “here’s how it’s done” information, tools, such as tips, stories and descriptions to assist spiritual directors and build awareness in those seeking spiritual help. In this book you’ll learn:• What spiritual direction is, and what it is not.
How spiritual direction evolved throughout history. The most widely employed and respected method used by successful spiritual guides. Guidelines for offering spiritual direction in a multi-faith and highly diverse world. Your rights as a seeker of spiritual direction.
The Voice of Jesus: Discernment, Prayer and the Witness of the Spirit
I know them, and they follow me. Jesus takes it for granted that you will hear his voice. A personal growth finalist in the 2004 Word Guild Canadian Writing Awards"My sheep hear my voice. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Smith helps open your ears and heart to the depths of the inner witness of the Spirit.
But how do you hear it? how do you separate it out from the cacophony of other voices you hear everyday, or is it something you can talk about with others and have them confirm? Building on the rich spiritual tradition that spans the diversity of history and theology from Ignatius Loyola to John Wesley to Jonathan Edwards, including those of your own desires? Is your experience of Jesus' voice something purely subjective, Gordon T.
Isbn13: 9781561010561. Condition: New. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. By learning to attend to the Spirit, Smith urges, you will learn to hear and heed the voice of Jesus in everyday life. Written with warmth and wisdom, this book speaks to the mind and heart of every Christian who longs for a closer, more intimate walk with Jesus.
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The Way of Discernment: Spiritual Practices for Decision Making
Used book in Good Condition. Condition: New. Isbn13: 9781561010561. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! 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.
Used book in Good Condition. 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. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.
. Used book in Good Condition. We all make decisions constantly--some with careful reflection, some without much thought. 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.
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Weeds Among the Wheat
Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders. With wisdom and common sense father Green tackles a serious subject--discernment--and provides a clear, highly readable explanation for all Christians, in all walks of life. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Those facing major decisions in their lives will find special assistance and blessing in this extraordinary book. Condition: New. An invaluable tool for all who are called in their individual and communal lives to discern what God's will is in very concrete terms. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
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