A Field Guide to Solitude (Spirituality and Practice)


Source: Spirituality and Practice

This e-course, A Field Guide to Solitude, shows you how to embrace solitude, whether you just occasionally find yourself alone, deliberately take some time to be alone, or live alone (which research also suggests is happening at an unprecedented rate). It is not about renouncing the world. Rather, it is about having a deeper engagement with the world by finding time to be on your own in such a way that it brings you ever closer to wholeness, wisdom, and well-being.

During the course, you will discover ways to tap the experience of solitude for the many opportunities it offers you, including self-realization, creative nurturing, psychological healing, independent travel, improved relationships, attunement to the natural world, coping with aging and death, and spiritual exploration, all of which are vital to a meaningful life. You will also learn about the difference between solitude and loneliness and about some of the perils we face when we find ourselves alone.

The e-course consists of:

• 12 emails with reflections by James Kullander on the many ways solitude is beneficial to our personal and spiritual growth.

• Suggested practices, journal prompts, creative projects, and discussion questions to help you find new insights about the pleasures and perils of solitude.

(4 CEHs for Chaplains available.)

Learn more about this course and register on Spirituality and Practice


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