Module 4: Compassion and Contemplative Leadership (continued)

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Resources (Videos)

Browse the resources below and see if one resonates with you at this time. There are more here than you will be able to absorb today, so we will have them available for you to download on a PDF at the end of the seminar.

Lose Your Ego, Find Your Compassion

Tedtalk by Feisal Abdul
Rauf

Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf combines the teachings of the Qur’an, the stories of Rumi, and the examples of Muhammad and Jesus, to demonstrate that only one obstacle stands between each of us and absolute compassion — ourselves.

(16:44 minutes) Press Play below to view.

Be in silence and journal as you feel called…

Click the image above or here to access the Shalem timer.

Click the image above or here to view and download or print the reflection questions.

Reflecting back on the day

If possible, set aside a time at the end of the day to reflect on what you have noticed that day about contemplative leadership. You might choose to sit quietly in reflection – without judgment – or you might wish to journal about your observations. Consider closing your time with a prayer of gratitude for what has been given. (20 min)

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