April 10: Session 2 Flow

Art & Practice of Spiritual Direction

Session 2: Human Experience / Religious Experience

April 10, 2021
All times are listed in Pacific Time 
As with all retreats, times are flexible and may be adjusted along the way.

Downloadable PDF AP1 2021-03 01 Session 2 Flow – Participant

8:50  Zoom opens

9:00  Opening Ritual 

9:05  Identifying Experience of God: Recap and Mentor Group discussion  (25 min.)

9:30  Circle of Life Large group discussion (35 min.)

10:05  Stretch Break (2 min.)

10:10  Mary Oliver poem and Circle of Life in Large Group (10 min.)

10:20 Theology Presuppositions: Recap and Mentor Group discussion  (15 min.)

10:35 Mentor Group discussion: Our own theological presuppositions (20 min.)

10:55   Break (20 min.)

11:15  Who is a Spiritual Director? Review and journal (5 min.)

11:20 What have you experienced with your spiritual director? Discussion (25 min.)

11:45  Obstacles to Listening Role Play and discussion (30 min.)

12:15  Lunch! (75 min.)

1:30  Contemplative Listening Skills: Real Play of spiritual direction session (25 min.)

1:53  Debrief in two groups (20 min.)

2:15  Spiritual Direction Initial Conversation: Large group (30 min.)

2:45 Journal the day (5 min.)

2:50 Reminders and Closing Ritual (10 min.)

 

What’s Next? 

Mentors will be checking in with you to set up your mid-month meeting.  

Assignments will be added to the course website. 

Next session: May 8