Self-Reflection

Self-reflection offers space for you to listen to your own story and your own context and how it fits into being a part of creating the Beloved Community. Take time to pray, journal, and learn for your spiritual and emotional growth. Look at your daily life through the lens of Beloved Community.

Learn more about yourself:

Intercultural Developmental Inventory (IDI)
The Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) assesses intercultural competence—the capability to shift cultural perspective and appropriately adapt behavior to cultural differences and commonalities.

Building Bridges Across Culture and Race
This course through the Episcopal Church in Minnesota’s School for Formation trains you to build your ability to recognize and reconstruct your own cultural and racial bias. Through the Intercultural Development Inventory assessment, learning plan and one-on-one coaching, you’ll gain increased awareness, understanding, and skills in navigating race and culture.

The work of City House inspires hope, trust, and healing through spiritual listening with people on the margins—including those experiencing poverty, addiction, and imprisonment.City House is a nonprofit organization with over 30 active volunteer spiritual directors.  We provide our services by partnering with social service agencies; we work with the agency’s clients, providing a spiritual complement to the agency’s own mission. We offer individual one-on-one sessions, group direction, and organized retreats.

The goal of knowing about personality type is to understand and appreciate differences between people. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality inventory helps us understand that much seemingly random variation in behavior is actually quite orderly and consistent, being due to basic differences in the ways individuals prefer to use their perception and judgment.

Prayers
Click to find several prayers to guide you into mindfulness and meditation on the topic of Beloved Community.

Journaling
Click here to find journal prompts that welcome you into self-reflection, imagining and dreaming your way into action towards creating the Beloved Community.

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