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Notice the Journey is intended to be a resource of restoring safe and nurturing connections to our own selves, each other, Spirit, and the planet.
In hopes of satori, samadhi, shanti, shalom & salaam,
Shannon Michael Pater
M.A.R., M.Div., Psy.D. | Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500
The Wisdom Traditions tell us that suffering is unavoidable; there are storms and seasons, breaches and betrayals of trust.
“Spirituality” concerns our connection to everything.
“Trauma” is our isolation, fragmentation, & disassociation and is what happens inside of us when we suffer without compassionate companionship.
Trauma-Informed Spiritual Direction is a supported journey of the restoration of safe and nurturing connections with our selves, others, Spirit, and the planet.
“In his low-to-the-ground chest
I can hear his heart slowing down. Then I rub his shoulders
and kiss his feet
and fondle his long hound ears. Benny, I say,
don't worry. I also know the way the old life haunts the new.”
—Mary Oliver, Dog Songs
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