Thursday, March 7 7: 30pm – 9pm ~ Growing in Love and Wisdom: Tibetan Buddhist Sources for Christian Meditation presented by Susan Stabile Drawing from her recently published book, Growing in Love and Wisdom, which adapts Tibetan Buddhist analytical meditations for Christians, Susan Stabile will explore some of the common values and understandings that underlie Christianity and Buddhism and talk about how meditations drawn from the Buddhist tradition have enriched her prayer life as a Christian. The evening will also include a guided meditation and time for sharing the fruits of that meditation.
Susan Stabile is a spiritual director who spent 20 years practicing Buddhism before returning to her Catholic roots. She was a member of the adjunct staff at Inisfada before she moved to Minneapolis in July 2007. Her book, Growing in Love and Wisdom was published by Oxford University Press in 2012. Susan is also the author of the blog, Creo en Dios (http://susanjoan.wordpress.com), on which she posts daily spiritual reflections and occasional podcasts. Susan is a law professor at St. Thomas University School of Law, where she also serves as a fellow of the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership and offers retreats and other programs of spiritual formation for students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as for other groups in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.