- 7 p.m., Friday, June 9 to noon, Sunday, June 11, 2017
The Art of Deep Listening
Center City, MN
In Twelve Step meetings, when hearing Fifth Steps or doing Step Twelve work, listening is crucial. Yet for most of us, listening is a means to an end rather than an end in itself. We listen in order to get our turn to talk or to gain useful information. But we also yearn to be heard and to increase our capacity to listen deeply in the midst of the distractions of daily life. Come and explore practices for listening deeply--to ourselves, to one another, and to the sacred.
Diane M. Millis, PhD, is the author of Deepening Engagement: Essential Wisdom for Listening and Leading with Purpose, Meaning and Joy and Conversation–the Sacred Art: Practicing Presence in an Age of Distraction. To learn more about her work, visit DianeMillis.com.
|Bussho Martin Lahn is a certified spiritual director and an ordained Soto Zen Buddhist priest. He is a teacher at the Aslan Institute, the Episcopal House of Prayer, and the Minnesota Zen Meditation Center where he's a frequent speaker at the "Buddhism and the 12 Steps" group. For more information, please visit www.mnzencenter.org or www.aslaninst.com.|