Dayspring is an open community offering a safe and sacred space for nurturing the journey towards wholeness in God. Dayspring seeks to support people who wish to learn about and practice Christian contemplative spirituality.
Spiritual journey retreats and workshops, Christian meditation and Quiet days
- Professional Services
Spiritual direction, professional development and supervision for spiritual directors and links to trained counsellors. Dayspring also facilitates training in Spiritual Direction through our nationally accredited Graduate Diploma in Spiritual Direction.
Spiritual Direction Training
Dayspring spiritual direction training – “kindly led, gently challenged, firmly supported and encouraged” Bede Griffiths spoke of contemplation as: “Awakening to the presence of God in the human heart and in the universe which is around us... knowledge by love.” It is often difficult to define what is being done during training as a spiritual [...]
Living Mindfully, Living Sustainably
A contemplative approach to life teaches us to be aware of the present moment. Mindful attentiveness to the layers behind the present moment soon reveals that our present moments impact far beyond what we see: to the people whose work has brought us the “stuff” of our moment, to the resources used in producing things [...]