Listen to My Life

Maps for Recognizing and Responding to God in My Story
By Sibyl Towner and Sharon Swing

40 pages, 11" x 17" format
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Using coaching questions and life purpose principles married to historical Christian spiritual practices like the practice of the Examen of Concsciousness, this unique life purpose workbook helps you discover God's hand in your life story. Built around eight full-color visual maps you record reflections on, Listen to My Life creates a picture of your calling journey where you actually see the interconnections and meanings in your story.

The book includes eight key maps: My Life Now, My Life Story, Peak Experiences, Valley Experiences, Reviewing My Days, Desires & Longings, Life Giving Rhythms and Following Forward. A Facilitator's Guide makes offering a workshop or class using the material a snap. Price $39.99

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Maps for Recognizing and Responding to God in My Story
By Sibyl Towner and Sharon Swing

40 pages, 11" x 17" format
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This workbook is built around listening to God's work in your life--and listening to the life stories of others. Using ancient Christian spiritual practices and coaching questions, the authors help us reflect on our inner desires and find the hand of God in daily life. This guide is prayerful, biblical and designed to draw the user toward God through exploring key questions about purpose.

A Facilitator's Guide is also available for leading a group discovery process using this workbook. If you'd like to buy in bulk, call for special group pricing.

Description of Key Maps

  • 1: My Life Now. Here you reflect on where you are at now and begin to think about what you want to change.
  • 2: My Life Story. Recording the ups and downs of your journey on a time line offers perspective on your story.
  • 3: Peak Experiences. Explores the great things that have happened in your life and what they mean.
  • 4: Valley Experiences. Helps you tune into the impact of difficult experiences and let go.
  • 5: Reviewing My Days. An exercise based on the practice of the Examen of Consciousness you can do over and over to become more aware of God's work in your daily journey.
  • 6: Desires & Longings. Recording the desires of your heart and what you long for in different areas of life.
  • 7: Life Giving Rhythms. Mapping the ways you can become more aware of God's presence every moment.
  • 8: Following Forward. A place to synthesize your insights and map out your future direction.

About the Author

Sibyl Towner is a popular speaker, workshop leader and spiritual director who uses people's life stories to help people grow up in Christ, discover God's presence in their lives and call forth their giftings.

Sharon Swing is an organizational development consultant in the non-profit sphere who works to help people discover their intentions and live them out.

Reader Feedback

"...a wildly unique tool that... produced spiritual growth and productive focus."
-- Marjorie Blanchard
Co-Founder, The Ken Blanchard Companies

Listen to My Life is an essential tool for life discovery..."
-- Bob Buford, Author of Halftime

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