Your practice will really build after people who have come to you for direction start sending their friends. Word of mouth will always be your number one marketing tool.
Spiritual direction or companionship inspires people to experience authenticity in their lives as they connect with and explore the ground of all being, that deepest of truths which is beyond life and death and goes by many names, including God, and no name at all.
The spiritual companions of SDI share their stories on our blog. Receive nourishment, learn a new practice, and gain insight into the healing modality of spiritual companionship through one of the stories shared below.
I am a contemplative who savors the scent of the divine in all things. A mystic who loves silence, Hindu chant, centering prayer and the teachings of the Buddha…Being spiritually fluid has been a source of great joy for me, this following of my spiritual heart.
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Find harmony within your mind (research and planning), heart (feeling of peace), and body (sensation of alignment).
If we allow them, and if we are brave enough to feel them, all our feelings can be wonderful and glorious things. Confusion can become curiosity, remorse can become a lesson, grief can become love for what was, is, and is to come.
As a spiritual director, my vocation is to listen and to help people to pray. How can I do this for an individual during a short session with me, but not for my own children?
Silence is a beautiful sound.
Please never blow out that candle. I want it to stay lit, so that every time I enter this room I can see hope.
“Spiritual Director” is somewhat of a misnomer. The spirit is the true director.