We have all kinds of sacred questions inside us, big questions of meaning like “What is the purpose of my life?” The Clearness Committee is a process invented by 17th century Quakers to help us find the answers to these questions. In a Clearness Committee, a small group of people form a community around a focus person and use honest, open questions to help the focus person discern more clearly their own inner truth. In this video, Parker J. Palmer, renowned author, speaker and activist, explains Clearness Committees.
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The “Circles of Trust” DVD videos invite us into deeper contemplation of the dynamic between our inner lives and our outer bearing in the world. Expanding on the principles and practices developed by Parker J. Palmer and the Center for Courage & Renewal, “Circles of Trust” offers insight and guidance for all who seek to map an inner journey toward wholeness, to live a more authentic, meaningful and resilient life. Additional information on Circles of Trust is available in Parker Palmer’s book, A Hidden Wholeness.
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