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.
Teresa Blythe is an ideal guide. She is Director of the Hesychia School of Spiritual Direction at the Redemptorist Renewal Center in Tucson, Arizona. She is an experienced spiritual director, trainer of spiritual directors, and author.
Spiritual Direction 101 brings spiritual guidance down to earth, making it accessible to people from a variety of spiritual and religious traditions. This book gives you the nitty-gritty “here’s how it’s done” information, such as tips, tools, 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.
• Ethical guidelines all spiritual directors should uphold.
• Why all spiritual guides need training.
• How to create and market a spiritual direction practice.
Spiritual Direction 101 is all you need to demystify the art of spiritual guidance and prepare you for a meaningful encounter—whether as a seeker or a guide. 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!