Wondering what spiritual direction is all about? Looking for a practical guide that covers everything from finding a spiritual guide to becoming one? This is your “how-to” book on the history, practice and ethics of spiritual guidance.
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.
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.
Teresa Blythe serves as Director of the Hesychia School of Spiritual Direction at the Redemptorist Renewal Center in Tucson, Arizona. Teresa received her Master of Divinity and Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction from San Francisco Theological Seminary in 2000 and was ordained as a United Church of Christ (UCC) minister in 2011. Her other “how-to” book is 50 Ways to Pray: Practices from Many Traditions and Times (Abingdon Press).