I. Course Description: This is a 2 1/2 hour experience designed to give the participant a detailed overview of the practice and foundational understanding of spiritual direction.
II. Course Objectives: The objective of this session is to begin a familiarization process, highlighting some important aspects of spiritual direction and to begin the participant’s preparation toward becoming a spiritual director and/or informed directee. During our time together we will offer a scriptural witness for the art of spiritual direction; we will define spiritual direction; and we will explore what the spiritual director actually does, including an introduction into concepts of holy listening, spiritual formation and spiritual dispositions as they relate to the practice of spiritual direction.
This is a required first class for those seeking certification in Spritual Direction
Introduction to Spiritual Direction
IV. Each student will be supplied with The Awakening Institute’s 19 page guide titled “Introduction to Spiritual Direction.” Plus an 11 page article titled on "Discerning the Spirits."
V. Each student will be supplied with a complete overview of The Awakening Institutes Spiritual Direction Training Program.
The next Introduction to Spiritual Direction class/seminar is scheduled for January 11, 2019, to be held at The Awakening Institute, 101 Plaza, 101 Broad Street, Titusvulle, Fla., 32796, from 6:30pm-9:00pm.