Purpose: To deepen the living of compassion in one’s life by learning and practicing ways of being a compassionate presence. Co-sponsored by Spirit in the Desert and Institute of Compassionate Presence.
- Includes opportunities to explore the depths of the manylayered components of compassion as reflected in the central qualities of the life/teachings of Jesus.
- Aims to expand and deepen one’sunderstanding of compassion from both a personal and professional perspective.
- Draws on insights from many dimensions, including: theology, spirituality, science, sociology and psychology.
- Serves as a catalyst for a renewed commitment to be a compassionate presence to oneself and to those who are in the midst of pain and struggle.