Item description for Seeking God Together: An Introduction to Group Spiritual Direction by Alice Fryling...
Overview Fryling presents an overview of what group spiritual direction is and how it is practiced.
Publishers Description The Spirit is speaking. Can you hear him? If you're longing to become more attentive to God--to listen to him, know his voice and experience his love, spiritual direction can point the way. In Seeking God Together, experienced spiritual director Alice Fryling offers a unique introduction specifically for group spiritual direction: a place where individuals can experience what it means to be listened to and loved by others, so that they can learn to listen more attentively to God in their daily lives and be used by God. Out of her years of being both director and directee, Fryling offers practical, step-by-step guidance for those who would like to start, lead or participate in group spiritual direction. Her book will help you know what to expect and fully equip you for the different aspects of the group experience, including learning to listen to God, using Scripture in a group, navigating different personalities, setting group expectations and asking life-giving questions. She also provides an appendix with opening exercises for use in your meetings together. "The intentional goal of group spiritual direction," Alice writes, "is to help each participant become more aware of God in their lives, for the sake of others. Spiritual direction leads you to an awakening of the soul." The Spirit is speaking to you and to others. Here is a book to help you and a group of soul friends listen for and with each other as you seek God together.
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Studio: Intervarsity Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.48" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2009
Publisher IVP-InterVarsity Press
ISBN 0830835245 ISBN13 9780830835249
Availability 0 units.
More About Alice Fryling
Alice Fryling is a spiritual director, conference speaker, and the author of numerous books, including The Art of Spiritual Listening. She frequently speaks to student groups and women's conferences, gives seminars on relationship topics, and counsels engaged and married couples with her husband, Bob.
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Seeking God Together: An Introduction to Group Spiritual Direction Mar 14, 2010
This is an excellent book for those wishing to further the concept, practice, and methods of Spiritual Direction. We all have inner wisdom. Group Spiritual Direction is an enriching way of sharing that wisdom at a really deep level of caring and support.