Howard Thurman Retreat Day

There is in every person an inward sea…
— Howard Thurman

Lerita_Coleman_Brown_headshotWould you benefit from taking a day this New Year to rejuvenate, recharge, and refocus? Join Shalem for a retreat day —ONLINE.

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Through audio teaching, guided meditation, reflection questions and invitations into silence, Lerita Coleman Brown invites you into intentional quiet space to reflect on the life and work of Howard Thurman, spiritual guide to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Retreat Schedule
Below is an outline of the Morning and Afternoon sessions. Give yourself ample time for each session and spacious silence. In addition to the sessions, the retreat day includes a Bibliography and Resource section.

Morning Session
Retreat opening and Thurman's Life audio with Lerita Coleman Brown (20 minutes)
Reflection Questions: Silent time for reflection, pondering questions and journaling.

Thurman's Pilgrimage to India Meeting Gandhi audio with Lerita Coleman Brown. (10 minutes)
Reflection Questions: Silent time for reflection, pondering questions and journaling.

Afternoon Session
Thurman's book Jesus and the Disinherited audio with Lerita Coleman Brown (12 minutes)
Reflection Questions: Silent time for reflection, pondering questions and journaling.

Thurman's Influence on Martin Luther King, Jr, Inner Authority and Beloved Community audio with Lerita Coleman Brown (17 minutes)
Reflection Questions: Silent time for reflection, pondering questions and journaling.

lerita_presenting_800 Lerita, a spiritual director and author, is Professor Emerita of Psychology at Agnes Scott College and past director of the Science Center for Women at Agnes Scott. She is a graduate of Shalems Nurturing the Call: Spiritual Guidance Program and speaks and writes about contemplative spirituality in everyday life.

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Technical requirements: The retreat website can be accessed on any computer or tablet. Resources and audio reflections are hosted by YouTube and SoundCloud. Prayerful technical assistance is offered via email at helpdesk@shalem.org. Access your retreat immediately upon purchase, via a link in your receipt email.