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Meet the New Contemplatives & SDI Fellows for 2020 -  11 deep listeners who have answered a call to change the world through spiritual companionship. More here.


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SDI Encounters - A Contemplative Podcast

A new conversation each week.

A place to listen for mystery, companionship, stillness and serenity.

A chance to meet people who change the world.

Discover the benefits of spiritual companionship and deep listening.

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Learn more from our host, Matt Whitney.


SDI Conference - Spiritual Companionship for Our Times - April 23-26, 2020

Help us celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Bring your vision, your heart and your grit to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Help us expand the community of our calling and honor those on whose shoulders we stand. Help us set SDI’s intention and direction for the next 30 years.

It’s going to be amazing.

Presenters: Sister Joan Chittister, Roshi Joan Halifax, Dr. Barbara Holmes, Pat McCabe (Weyakpa Najin Win, Woman Stands Shining), Richard Rohr, Mirabai Starr and Adam Bucko.

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New Resources for Spiritual Companions

Portrait of a Spiritual Director

 SDI is delighted to launch two keystone resources .....Please click on the following links, read, discern and let us know what you think.  Portrait of a Spiritual Director & 5 Principles of Spiritual Direction Training Programs. They are for everyone who practices, teaches or is learning spiritual companionship - and for every seeker on the planet.

Why Spiritual Companionship? Learn More

These two free SDI resources will welcome you to our contemplative community, inform you about educational events, and offer wisdom teaching across the spiritual spectrum. Listen (quarterly) and Discover (monthly) are a great introduction to spiritual companionship and the gentle, accepting art of deep listening. These digital pubs also provide insights for those with extensive experience in non-judgmental spiritual care.

Sign up for Listen & Discover now.