This is a 30-week course devoted to personal discovery, integrated spiritual practice, community building, and embodied awareness of living the Principles of Science of Mind and Spirit.
Three terms of 10 weeks each. Monday nights, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Dates: September – April. Breaks at Christmas and New Year’s, and one week in February during the CSL convention. A Friday afternoon and Saturday retreat in January.
This is a deep exploration into individual and cultural influences on our belief systems and personal cosmology. We delve into mental cause, the Law of Mind, Mind and its influences, through the lens of personal and subjective experience. No stone is left unturned! Topics include social & childhood influences, sexuality, addiction, and more.
This term focuses on a personal and community examination of Creative Mind and consciously choosing and using spiritual principle. We devote individual weeks of study to Values, Faith, Success, Power of Prayer, and the Healing Power of Love.
Study culminates in a rich exploration and embodiment of inner and outer experience of Spiritual Beings in Human Form. Topics include Living in Unity with Religious and Cultural Diversity, Living in Freedom through Wisdom, Consciously Choosing through Change, and Spiritual Leadership as a Beneficial Presence.
(several more will be suggested): The Science of Mind, Living the Science of Mind, Concordance to the Science of Mind, A New Earth, Practicing the Presence, The Principles of Healing, Effective Prayer, This Thing Called You.
Six Completed Core Classes in the 5 previous years. See the categories of classes at the end of this document. Make (and keep a copy) of the list of classes with month/year completed. The date on your certificate is the date of completion. If you do not yet have a list, contact Linda Almeida, Education Ministry Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (707) 546-4543 x 103 for a list of completed classes at CSLSR, which confirm the prerequisites are completed. If any of your classes were completed at another Center for Spiritual Living, contact Misha Brigham at Home Office for your official transcript: email@example.com
Completion of this course is the Prerequisite for Professional Practitioner Training.
Requested for Interview, conducted in June and July:
List of classes completed and the month/year completed. This is a part of the Commitment Form, initialed and signed.Additional Information and dates: In addition to weekly written homework and reading, you are engaged in the following activities throughout the 30 weeks.
I. FOUNDATION LEVEL COURSEWORK: Beyond Limits
II. ERNEST HOLMES PHILOSOPHY: The Essential Ernest Holmes
III. HISTORY/PHILOSOPHY COURSEWORK – Choose 1: Exploring Roots of Science of Mind OR From Whence We Came
IV. CONSCIOUS SELF INQUIRY: Self-Mastery: The Emergence of the True Self
V. SPIRITUAL MIND TREATMENT/ SPIRITUAL PRACTICE- Choose 1: Treatment and Meditation: Spiritual Practices for Daily Living OR Power of Your Word
VI. PRACTICAL APPLICATION- ELECTIVES -Choose 1 among the following courses: