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ASD Reference Form – General

This applicant desires to complete an 18 month program in The Art of Spiritual Direction. The Art of Spiritual Direction offers a learning community inviting participants to journey deeper into contemplative experience with God while growing in the art and skill of offering sacred space and deep listening to others. We value your insight in aiding us in the process of listening to her/his suitability to this program. Thank you for taking the time to reflect on the questions listed below.

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5. Although we are all on a journey to greater emotional and spiritual maturity, we hope the guides in our lives have a personal self-awareness that permits them to be more fully present with us.
    • Describe how well, in your estimation, the applicant is able to keep their issues separate from those of another and to maintain appropriate boundaries.
    • How do you feel about the applicant’s ability to take responsibility for their own feelings, actions and growth in self-awareness?
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