Soul-Full Conversations: Spiritual Memoir

 
Soul-Full Conversations: Spiritual Memoir
 
“The page is a receptive ear for the soul’s murmurings. Writing has helped me figure out what I know for sure and, more important, it has given me a way to grapple with those questions that seem to have no answers. At times, it has been a call and response between my doubting, uncertain, seeking self and some wiser self whose voice I’m still learning to summon and trust. But sharing what I write is what takes me to my edge, to that place where my own vulnerabilities are brought to light and exposed. And what a relief it is, always, to realize I can survive the glare, and that I’m not alone after all.” —Katrina Kenison, Magical Journey
 
In this quarter of Soul-Full Conversations, we continue engaging in soul-full dialog using David Whyte’s book Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words. As we reflect upon and share insights with one another on his “everyday” words each week (Anger, Courage, Heartbreak, Rest, Silence, and more), we will also discover our unique spiritual stories. Everyone is invited to “write” a memoir using words and images by engaging his chapters as the creative prompt. Purchase of the book is required. A limited number of books may be available for purchase at Seton Cove. (There will be a FB group for additional conversation during the weeks we do not meet at the Cove.)
 
Stephanie Warfield, MA
Apr 13, 20, 27, May 11, 18, 25, Jun 8, 15, 22 (Th)
10-11:30 am
$130 (Pre-registration required.)

Rev. Stephanie Warfield, MA, BCC, served as Chaplain with the Seton Cancer Care Team before coming to Seton Cove as an educator. Her previous work involved spiritual care/counseling to adults at Shivers Center, the outpatient cancer clinic. Stephanie is passionate about creative ministry using art, poetry, worship, journal writing and retreat facilitation to encourage healing. She is Board Certified through the Association of Professional Chaplains and ordained as an Interfaith Minister. She has a BA in Spanish from the University of Texas and a MA in Culture and Spirituality from Holy Names University. She self-published three books: a Lenten reflection journal, a creative pastoral ministry handbook, and a journal of interviews with a teenage cancer patient in the weeks before her death. Stephanie’s mantra: Listen softly and carry a big heart!

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