Inspiration

Living a Vibrant Spiritual Life

Here you’ll find writings from our staff and associates. In the pursuit of a Vibrant Spiritual Life, you might appreciate words of inspiration and encouragement. We update this page regularly with fresh words and ideas; please return frequently!

The Value of Spiritual Exile

The Value of Spiritual Exile

The Value of Spiritual Exile by CSW Director Rob Field     “This time of spiritual exile is a moment in which we are being invited to find relationship with Earth and one another in ways that surpass anything we have known.” —John Philip Newell, The Great Search (due...

‘Join Or Die’? How about Join and LIVE!

‘Join Or Die’? How about Join and LIVE!

by CSW Director Rob Field   Center for Spiritual Wisdom is going back to the movies!      On Monday, May 20th at 6:30 p.m., the Center and the Co-Ed Cinema in Brevard will host a screening of Join Or Die, a new film about community organizations and the vital...

Learning from Each Other Is Good for the Soul

Learning from Each Other Is Good for the Soul by CSW Director Rob Field   I have the pleasure of representing the Center by speaking, teaching, or preaching on occasion at faith communities and other organizations in Western N.C. It’s something I love to do....

Practice, Practice, Practice

Practice, Practice, Practice

 by CSW Director Rob Field   A familiar story from an Eastern tradition goes something like this. A young student asks her spiritual master, “Can a person achieve enlightenment without engaging in a regular spiritual practice?” The master quickly replies, “In...