Historias de Compañerismo

La dirección espiritual o el compañerismo inspiran a las personas a experimentar autenticidad en sus vidas al conectarse y explorar el terreno de todo ser, esa más profunda de las verdades que está más allá de la vida y la muerte y conocida por muchos nombres, incluyendo Dios, y ningún nombre en absoluto.

Los compañeros espirituales de SDI comparten sus historias en nuestro blog. Obtén provisiones, aprende una nueva práctica e información sobre la modalidad de sanación de la compañía espiritual a través de una de las historias que se comparten a continuación.

 
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Trees As Spiritual Directors/Companions

By Dr. Jeanette Banashak Keep a green tree in your heart, and perhaps the singing bird will come. I must share with you a story about a particularly barren time in my life when I used a tree for a spiritual director. I learned so much that year because I

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Steven Crandell

“Coming Home” – Hearing the Call of Deep Listening

By Angela Marie Gage This is the story of the moment – or moments – I felt the call to spiritual companioning and how heeding that call has changed my life. In my early 50’s, I was invited to attend a personal and silent retreat at a men’s monastery. I

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Sr Marguerite Buchanan, 1932-2021

Editor’s note – Sister Marguerite Buchanan played an essential role in the development of the pioneering Mercy Center spiritual direction program at Burlingame, California in the 1980s, working alongside SDI founders Sister Mary Ann Scofield, RSM and Jack Mostyn, among others. Sr Marguerite once said, “There is life going on

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12 Ways to Approach Christian Mystical Spirituality

Editor’s note: Spiritual director and noted author Carl McColman generously offered to share his teaching here for our whole community to enjoy. Please note this post is not only meaningful for spiritual directors and spiritual companions, nor just for Christians, but for anyone with a curiosity about contemplative spirituality. Carl

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Contemplative Fishing and Spiritual Direction

As is so often the case, my session with Jerry allowed thoughts and ideas lying just below my consciousness to surface, like trout waiting for the right moment, waiting to surface for sustenance. Frequently I’ve described time with my spiritual director Jerry each month as “oral journaling” in which I’m

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Breathing Hope

Breathing is in vogue.  The power of breath is the marketing anchor for pandemic-era businesses.  Weight-loss plans, organic clothing lines, and meditation apps arrive in my social media feed.  Images of willowy, culturally ambiguous young women breathe in serene meditative poses.  In an Ohio, pandemic winter, I am especially vulnerable to the beach scenes

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