Creating Sanctuary for Ourselves and Others (Spirituality and Practice)


Source: Spirituality and Practice

Terry Hershey, an inspirational speaker, storyteller, ordained minister, and landscape designer, focuses much of his ministry on helping people nurture their spiritual lives. He presented a prior S&P e-course on pausing and is the author of Sanctuary: Creating a Space for Grace in Your Life. (see below)

He is joined by Patricia Campbell Carlson, who developed S&P’s e-course on praying the hours and helmed three courses on the teachings of Br. David Steindl-Rast. Her insights into gratitude, grief, and reverence have reached thousands through the online vehicles of Gratefulness.org and Cornell University’s “Dear Uncle Ezra” column, a forerunner in online counseling.

In this exclusive e-course developed for Spirituality & Practice, Terry and Patricia view sanctuary as both a personal boon and a cultural need that we all have a responsibility to fulfill. The course focuses on these themes:

  • The Need for Sanctuary
  • Creating Our Own Sanctuaries; Elements of Design that Make Sanctuaries Effective
  • Religious Tools for Establishing Sanctuary
  • Offering Sanctuary; Creating Public Spaces that Invite Others to be Replenished

You will receive:

  • 12 Emails in which Terry and Patricia share teachings, stories, and personal examples to spark your creativity.
  • Simple activities for you to try as you both design a sanctuary and offer sanctuary to others. You will be encouraged to examine what you long for in sanctuary, what personal and cultural blocks keep you from fulfilling that yearning, how you renew yourself, how you find or create or name sanctuary places, how you provide sanctuary for your loved ones and your larger community, and other matters vital to this far-reaching topic.

Learn more about this course and register on Spirituality and Practice


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