Posts tagged accompaniment
Discerning a Life Committed to Health Equity & Social Justice

Being a mother has reinforced my understanding that offering unconditional witness to the pain and suffering of others matters. It matters whether or not I understand the experience of the other. Witness is the foundation of accompaniment. And accompaniment—the relational building of trust, companionship, and connection—is the foundation of social medicine.

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Spiritual Direction Offered by Still Harbor Fellows

We have a number of fellows being trained in our Spiritual Direction Practicum who are looking for people to accompany over the next three-month period. If you are interested, please email with your name, address, phone number, and 2-3 sentences about what draws you to spiritual direction at this time. We'd love to match you with one of our fellows today!

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Five years for Haiti and something on compassion I've learned along the way

Today, marks five years since a magnitude 7.0 earthquake ravaged Haiti. The words that followand the thoughts they are intended to formrepresent what I have grappled with and learned in these five years since witnessing and helping respond to the pain and suffering of so many who were injured, fell ill, and lost their homes and their loved ones that day.

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