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UPCOMING EVENTS

Lectio Divina Prayer Groups Spring 2017

This form of Prayer taught at Stillpoint, and practiced by Prayer Groups, is a method that enables the one praying, to hear God’s voice and know God’s mind on the subject of his/her prayer. The practice includes Lectio Divina, Journaling, Reflection and Centering Prayer. When practiced daily, it is one of the richest spiritual practices available. It offers a true opportunity for "A Transformative Encounter with God".
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Mindfulness-Based Suffering Reduction by the Urban Buddhist Monk

Meditation with Dharma Talk led by Bhante Sarnapala Suffering is a problem of life. Today suffering is being experienced in the form of stress, depression, mental illness, anxiety, etc. Nobody wants to experience it. Everybody wants to live a life free from suffering. In this talk the Urban Buddhist Monk, Bhante Sarnapala, will tell some […]
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Dare to Love: A Challenge to Complacency

Love is not merely a feeling, but rather a verb of action.  Join this class for a deeper understanding of agape love and compassion from a Christian perspective and how we can translate that into everyday life.  After building a Biblical and theological foundation, we will draw on wisdom and teachings of Mother Teresa, Mahatma […]
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Centering Prayer in Community

Developed by Fr. Thomas Keating, Centering Prayer is a method of prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of God’s presence in Contemplative Prayer. Beyond thoughts, words and emotions, Centering Prayer leads to a resting in God. Praying in a group setting creates an atmosphere where the mind is quieted more easily, a sacred community is formed, and practitioners experience a depth that bears fruit in spirit, body and mind.
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Spiritual Directors’ Professional Peer Group Supervision

Presenter: Kathy Oettinger, M.A., M.F.A.
Collaborating with peers for supportive and non judgmental supervision is an ethical standard for people who work in therapeutic practices. Peer Supervision creates a safe, learning environment where the members relate as peers in an atmosphere of mutual respect, honesty and shared wisdom. Peer Supervision is necessary to develop the inner supervisor needed for accountability in the solitary setting that is Spiritual Direction.
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Dream Circle (Afternoon Session)

Dreams are a rich opportunity to discern the flow of the sacred energy in the universe that dwells within each of us. This is a Dream Work Group where we will learn and practice the skills of uncovering the deep wisdom in our dreams. We will also discover various means of bringing this transforming awareness into our daily lives. We will participate in each others dream work, respecting the process, to learn from each other.
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Lectio Divina Prayer Groups Spring 2017

This form of Prayer taught at Stillpoint, and practiced by Prayer Groups, is a method that enables the one praying, to hear God’s voice and know God’s mind on the subject of his/her prayer. The practice includes Lectio Divina, Journaling, Reflection and Centering Prayer. When practiced daily, it is one of the richest spiritual practices available. It offers a true opportunity for "A Transformative Encounter with God".
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Full Moon Hike

If we walk by its light and take in the magic the moonlight offers, perhaps we can begin again to experience the joy of a moonlit night. Join us for an easy to moderate hike by the light of the full moon in Calico Basin led by Sharon Brashear, an expert hiker who has led […]
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