Following Jesus and the Mindfulness Practice of Solidarity

A book  very influential early in my research journey, Liberating Jonah, was written by Miguel de la Torre. His, The US Immigration Crisis, was recently published, and a short video interview and blog post caught my attention. Many may not agree with his theology, but it is important we consider each other’s perspectives; crucial, when we understand they come after deeply meditating on the scriptures—in context. I especially appreciate his reference to the  Danish model of protecting the most vulnerable members of society.

On Becoming a Muslim to be a Faithful Follower of Jesus

 

You can find more on mindfulness and seeing God in other cultures in my book,

Leading Together: Mindfulness and the Gender Neutral Zone

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By Nicole

Nicole Oliver Snyder’s expertise lies in the areas of leadership, gender issues, and mindfulness practice as it affects both. Leadership, particularly in an urban setting, requires community-relations skills, and an ability to clearly convey justice issues as they relate to felt, spiritual ones. Dr. Snyder is author of Leading Together: Mindfulness and the Gender Neutral Zone, and specializes in teaching mindfulness leadership development, formative spirituality, counseling, and Old Testament theology (emphasis on justice issues). She has a diverse background in international community-relations work combined with volunteer work in multi-ethnic communities, and with local institutions. She is an ordained Clergy; holds a BS in Human Development and Family Studies, w/Education Certificate, an MA-Counseling, MDiv Equiv., holds a Doctor of Ministry and Advanced Certification in Formative Spiritual Direction, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (MI).