Courage and Companionship: Spiritual Nourishment for Men

Wednesday 4 September - Wednesday 25 September

The live Zoom sessions are at 19:30-21:00 (UK time) every Wednesday.

Courage and Companionship -Spiritual Nourishment for Men

What does it mean to be a man in today’s world? This course will explore the foundations of the often-avoided questions that relate to how men show up in the world and find ways to hold the inevitable tensions that arise when answering them.

Our sessions we will draw upon the Courage & Renewal approach, as designed by Parker J. Palmer and the Center for Courage & Renewal, including the Touchstones for Creating Trustworthy Space; as well as reflecting on ideas held in poetry, evocative imagery, stirring music and thought-provoking prose.

There will be opportunities for stillness, personal reflection, journaling on questions, invitational sharing in small groups of two or three and time to speak into the larger circle of the group.

Whilst we explore these universal questions and ideas, we will each find our own personal meaning and shared connection, supporting us to grow our courage.

“We rarely hear the inward music, but we’re all dancing to it nevertheless.” – Rumi

“The soul speaks its truth only under quiet, inviting, and trustworthy conditions.” – Parker J Palmer

There will be some material to look at before the first session. We will email you around one week prior to the course with information about accessing the course, including this material, on our online learning platform (Moodle).

This course will involve:

DiscussionOnline discussion forumOnline Learning MaterialsSpeakerWorkshopWritten and visualZoom Session

Accessibility info:

On the booking form, there is a chance for you to let us know about any accessibility or communication adjustments that will enable you to participate more fully in the course. Automated Zoom closed captions are available for all live sessions but if you feel you require more accurate closed captioning please email us directly in addition to booking.

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