Animal Divina Practice

Join animal chaplain Sarah Bowen and a diverse range of “otherkind” for a journey through the more-than-human world. We’ll stretch the practices of lectio divina (sacred reading), visio divina (sacred seeing), and audio divina (sacred listening) to increase our compassion, kindness, and connection to the 8.7 million species we share the planet with.
Turn up your volume, settle into a comfortable position, and connect with the diverse world we live in. We suggest having a journal near-by for after-practice reflection. 

(Rev) Sarah Bowen is an animal chaplain, multi-faith educator at One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, and author of Spiritual Rebel: A Positively Addictive Guide to Finding Deeper Perspective & Higher Purpose. Especially interested in the intersection of spiritual values with animal welfare, Sarah is a fierce advocate for all creatures, teaching interspecies mindfulness practices, working with humans around grief/loss of companion animals, loving up animals in shelters, and providing wildlife struck by cars a “sacred sendoff.” Her writing on spirituality and animal/human relationships has been featured in Spirituality & Health Magazine, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, and Elephant Journal and other media.

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