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Center for Spiritual Wisdom

Living a Vibrant Spiritual Life

We teach spiritual practices as tools of transformation for the common good. We strive to align our work with God’s loving presence and action in the world.

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PROGRAMS

Center for Spiritual Wisdom offers workshops, conferences, group learning, retreats, and pilgrimages to promote Vibrant Spiritual Life. During the pandemic, most of our offerings take place online. Click here to discover our current programs.

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Our Inspiration page features enouraging words and good-for-your-soul reflections by our staff and associates. Center for Spiritual Wisdom is here to support you and your spiritual journey. This section will serve as a good resource.

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The Center is a young non-profit organization. We rely on individual donations to help sustain our operating costs. From our very beginning, donations have been our largest source of funding. Please partner with us!

WHO WE ARE

Center for Spiritual Wisdom serves all seekers — whoever you are and wherever you are in your spiritual journey.

The mission of Center for Spiritual Wisdom is to help people learn about spiritual practices in the interest of spiritual growth and transformation. Anyone may participate in the Center’s events, whether or not they are members of a faith community.

The Center strives to integrate the active and contemplative dimensions of life: soul work & justice work, science & spirituality, faith & reason, individual needs & the public good.

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WHAT WE DO

Center for Spiritual Wisdom promotes compassionate action and transformative growth in relation to God, neighbor, self, creation, and cosmos through the integration of practice, learning, engagement, and reflection.

We emphasize experiential learning through spiritual practices, real-world engagement, peer teaching, and other learning methods.

At CSW, spiritual practices are defined broadly to include traditional disciplines such as lectio divina and contemplative prayer, personal learning tools such as the Enneagram, and contemporary approaches such as eco-spirituality, social justice engagement, and the creative arts.

We offer multiple learning opportunities: one-day workshops, multi-day retreats, ongoing spiritual practice groups, and multi-week courses of study. Center offerings are held in a variety of settings, including colleges, faith communities, conference & retreat centers, etc. During the coronavirus pandemic, most of our events are held online.

OUR PROGRAMS

What Are Biblical Values? 2023 book study

What Are Biblical Values? 2023 book study

What Are Biblical Values? Feb. 12 - March 19, 2023 6-week online book study, led by Flora Brooke & Rob Field Begins Sunday, Feb. 12, 7:00-8:30 p.m.   Last winter, Center for Spiritual Wisdom offered two book studies as a way to brighten the winter. These...

Aging as a Spiritual Practice – Feb. 2023

Aging as a Spiritual Practice – Feb. 2023

Aging as a Spiritual Practice with Dr. Mary Ann Iyer Mondays, Feb. 13, 20, 27 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Elk Haven Wellness Center, Brevard, N.C.   Aging can be a spiritually growth-filled time if we open to the gifts and possibilities of this stage of our lives....

Centering Prayer Retreat March 24-27

Centering Prayer Retreat March 24-27

Centering Prayer Retreat March 24-27, 2023- contemplative solitude in a beautiful setting - The Sassy Goose, Cedar Mountain, N.C. all-inclusive rates, double-occupancy discount Join us for a weekend Centering Prayer retreat in late March 2023 in Cedar Mountain, only...