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Catholic Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Direction Is NOT a Boss-Employee Relationship

August 22, 2012 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Navigating, Perspective, Spiritual Direction


The director/directee relationship is not analogous to a boss/employee relationship. This is an area where the language of spiritual direction can be a bit confusing in our culture. In normal usage of terms, the “Director” tells the one who is directed what to do. Implied is an authority that has punitive power – the power to punish or withhold rewards in the case of disobedience. This is not at all the case with... Read More