Listening to Leadings
“Finally I became aware that there must be something the Divine Spirit wanted me to do.” Steve Angell
Materials and Setup
Materials & Setup:
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“Finally I became aware that there must be something the Divine Spirit wanted me to do.”
Share this article about two powerful leadings:
The Nature of God – Steve Angell (2007)
Reproduced with permission from Friends Journal.
If you have an hour or more…
Listen to this thoughtful On Carrying a Concern interview featuring Angela Hopkins. Podcast hosts, Kristina & Callid Keefe-Perry, interview Angela about her journey of faithfulness while following her leading of doing racial justice work, which she considers part of her spiritual practice: Episode 08: Angela Hopkins. (Episode length: 1 hour and 24 minutes)
Or, if you’d rather read the transcript of this episode, you can find it here.
Part 1: Create an image (draw, paint, collage, photograph, illustrate a cartoon depiction, etc.) of what listening or being attuned to Spirit or your Inner Guide looks, sounds, and feels like.
Part 2: Share the image with the group, along with anything you’d like to share about what you discovered in the process of creating the image.
Query for Reflection and Discussion
Have you experienced a time when you were the recipient of a message or Divine Guidance and the words or directives were there for you to be an example to others?
Share a brief story, video narrative, or visual depiction of what this experience was like for you and how you felt supported in carrying out the words or directives.