Living from the Spiritual Heart

April 11, 2021 - May 23, 2021
April 11, 2021 through May 23, 2021 Time Flexible; you will receive emails twice a week linking to course content Estimated 20 minutes a day for daily practice.
eLead Discounts Discount offerings available Are you part of a community that would benefit from Shalem online programs? Do you find yourself saying no to leading groups because you do not have time to prayerfully gather content? Would you like to complement Shalem’s online courses with an in-person component for individuals in your community? Consider using our contemplative prayer curriculum in your congregation or faith group (at a discounted rate) as the starting point for deepening contemplative practices. Overview Gather a group of 10 members and receive a deeply discounted rate of $50 per person (plus your registration for free). Your group members can create a profile on our course space, access the course from any computer with internet and join the larger circle of contemplative seekers from around the world journaling about their experience. You will also receive a leader’s brochure with details of the course content to aid in facilitating the in-person time. Price Groups of 10 or more: $50 per person, one free registration for a leader Groups of less than 10: $68 per person ($68 for leader registration as well)

Do you yearn to see, listen and act more deeply from your spiritual heart?  Do you wish to develop or deepen a consistent daily spiritual practice?

Register now

This Lent, deepen your spiritual heart and be supported in your daily spiritual practice.  Join Tilden Edwards, Shalem’s founder and senior fellow, for six weekly sessions. With material designed specifically for this eCourse, Tilden offers video teachings, guided meditations, reflection questions, and midweek check-in emails.

Here are some questions that may help you discern the rightness of this course for you:

Do you desire stimulation and support for deepening your spiritual life?

Do you wish to develop or deepen a consistent daily spiritual practice?

Do you desire to live more fully from the wisdom and compassion of your spiritual heart?

Are you seeking spiritual community with fellow seekers online?

If these questions touch something that you are longing for in your spiritual life, then join us for the refreshment, vitality and deepening in prayer that is made possible because we are together in this expanded form of spiritual community.

Technical requirements: Emails twice a week connect you to the course website after you set up your profile. Teachings are hosted by YouTube. Weekly reflection questions are offered for download viewing and printing.

Course Content
You may access material at any time that fits in your schedule within the course date timeframe. Material will be available for an extra 2 weeks after the course ends for you to go back and experience as you like.

Week 1: Contemplative Grounding in the Heart

Welcome audio: 21 min
Create a Prayer Space video: 5 min
Guided Meditation audio: 12 min
Silence and Reflection Questions

Week 2: Living from the Heart, Ego & Mind

Teaching video: 22 min
Article Reading: Living From the Spiritual Heart
Guided Meditation audio: 12 min
Silence and Reflection Questions

Week 3: From Where Do You See?

Teaching video: 16 min
Guided meditation audio: 10 min
Silence and Reflection Questions

Week 4: From Where Do You Listen?

Teaching video: 20 min
Guided meditation audio: 15 min
Silence and Reflection Questions

Week 5: From Where Do You Act?

Teaching video: 26 min
Guided meditation audio: 6 min
Silence and Reflection Questions

Week 6: Reflection and Feedback

Closing audio: 7 min
Fill out Shalem Feedback form online
Silence and Reflection