COMPONENTS OF HOLISTIC LEARNING
By Dave Till and Christine Lines
This is the tenth article in our series on Holistic Learning, to read the introduction and view the other components to follow please click here.
10. Spiritual Practice
If individual spirituality is acknowledged as the leading edge of the holistic process, a spiritual practice becomes invaluable.
Regular meditation, excursions into nature, singing, dancing, yoga, writing or parenting can all become a spiritual practice. These are practical methods of cultivating an awareness of the higher self, and can be quite different to a religious practice that may depend on a belief system and strict rules.
Dave Till shares, “I use my own creative writing, poetry and performance as part of my spiritual practice. Other people may use gardening or listening to music. The spiritual self is alive and well if it is acknowledged and we take time to listen to the wisdom it shares. Better still, if we acknowledge that the spirit has a role to play all day long in everything we do, then we create the basis for a truly holistic life.” [Read more…]