This course has been created for those of you who are not strictly affiliated with any one specific religion or spiritual philosophy. This course is meant to help you create a spiritual practice which aligns with how you feel you can best care for your spirit.
To accomplish this I'll take you through an easy, step-by-step method of creating your own spiritual mission, goals and action plan to provide you with a personalized spiritual practice from which you'll be able to experience tangible results.
The course is approximately 30 minutes in length, however you'll want to take breaks between each lecture to thoroughly complete lecture assignments.
The goal of this course is to show you that nurturing your spirit can be found in a variety of life activities. You don't need to strictly associate with any one religion or spiritual philosophy in order to successfully care for your spirit. All you need to do is take regular time to listen to what your heart desires and commit to a plan to fulfilling those desires to have a fulfilling spiritual practice.
A PDF download of a Spiritual Mission & Goals Template is also included with the course to help you organize your spiritual mission and goals.
Learn about some of the benefits & misconceptions of having a spiritual practice.
A recap of the information covered in Section 2: Creating a Spiritual Practice.
Test your knowledge about creating a spiritual practice.
Learn how to begin constructing your spiritual mission by reflecting on why you want a spiritual practice.
Learn what transcendent qualities are and how they can use them to help create your spiritual mission.
Learn how to distill your reflections for why you want a spiritual practice into a one-sentence spiritual mission statement.
A recap of the information covered in Section 3: Your Spiritual Mission.
Test your knowledge about how to build your spiritual mission.
Learn what the four key components of an effective spiritual goal are.
Learn how begin to create your spiritual goals by brainstorming for ways you might be able to witness your spiritual mission in the real world.
Learn how to create well defined, tangible measurements for how you'll fulfill your objective statement.
Learn how to create a compelling statement of importance for why fulfillment of your objective statement is important to your spiritual mission.
Learn how to complete the construction of your spiritual goals by assigning timeframes for when you will achieve each of your measurements.
See a completed example of a spiritual mission and goals, and download a copy of the Spiritual Mission & Goals Template so you can easily organize your spiritual mission & goals.
A recap of the information covered in Section 4: Your Spiritual Goals.
Test your knowledge about how to create your spiritual goals.
Learn about what an action plan is and how you will use it to achieve your spiritual goals.
Learn how to begin to build your action plan by creating a list of all the various tasks that will need to occur to fulfill your spiritual goal.
Learn how to prioritize the items of your brainstormed action plan task list to create a step-by-step map for accomplishing your spiritual goal.
Learn how to commit to your action plan by scheduling time to execute against your plan.
Take a moment to celebrate completing the creation of your spiritual mission, goals & action plan.
A recap of the information covered in Section 5: Your Spiritual Action Plan.
Test your knowledge about how to create a spiritual action plan.
Learn why scheduling regular review time is an essential part of your spiritual practice.
Learn why it's ok to change the direction of your spiritual practice at anytime.
A recap of the information covered in Section 6: Review & Retool.
Test your knowledge about how to review & retool your spiritual practice.
A couple of additional resources to help inspire you to create your own spiritual practice.
A final thank you from your course instructor.
I'm an independent scholar and writer who specializes in philosophical, religious and spiritual studies. My work is motivated by a desire to understand why people believe what they believe. I find great joy in exploring the impact beliefs have on the evolution of the individual, society and humanity's relationship with the natural environment. The goal of my work is to provide practical knowledge about the nature of belief and to encourage people to consider the impact their beliefs have on the world.