The SDI Blog: Stories of Companionship

Spiritual direction and 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.

If you are an SDI Member interested in writing an SDI Story for the blog, please use our submission form here: Submit an SDI Story.

Guest Author

Consoling Jesus

By Angela Reinhart It was the last Friday of August 2015 and the first day of our spiritual companionship training program. It was an introduction

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Steven Crandell

The Wall

Truth is the ultimate spiritual companion. And honesty can transform foes into partners. This is a story that has been told as fiction, but its

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Guest Author

Seattle’s CHOP – When Protest Becomes Community

Beyond the physical, CHOP is a rite of mourning. It is not a sad funeral. Rather, it is a boisterous and rowdy wake – a testimony to the will of those still alive, demanding to be seen and heard. It is the concretization of the ideals of Hope and Equity – a modelling of an alternate reality to the capitalist world.

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I am a spiritual midwife. We co-create rituals that help you deepen and honor the turning moments in your life. We explore together where you are turning towards that which opens you to something new, or away from something that you no longer need. Whether it be a child, animal, house, body, moment, or whether it be a separation, a death, a transformation. We honor, celebrate, grieve, deepen.
Guest Author

“I Am a Spiritual Midwife”

I am a spiritual midwife: I listen to your words and your body. I ask God to bring me images, sounds, smells and memories of what you are experiencing beyond your spoken words.

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