Stories of Companionship

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.

 
Steven Crandell

Practice Challenge – A Place to Begin – in the time of COVID-19

Endings are always beginnings. Think of your life story as a circle instead of a straight line and you will see why. This practice, inspired by a poem by Christine Valters Paintner (read it all below), intends to open our awareness to the healing connection between what has been – and who has been – and what is.

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Guest Author

Praise Song for the Pandemic

When this has passed may we say that love spread more quickly than any virus ever could, may we say this was not just an ending but also a place to begin.

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Guest Author

Embracing Spiritual Fluidity

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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