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MONTH BY MONTH
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September (09/30/22)
Karuna – Compassion
October (10/21/22)
Dana – Generosity
November (11/11/22)
Sila – Virtue
December (12/09/22)
Nekkhama – Renunciation
January (01/13/22)
Panna – Wisdom
February (02/03-04/22)
Viriya – Energy
March (03/10/22)
Khanta – Patience
April (04/07/22)
Sacca – Truth
May (05/05/22)
Aditthana – Resolve
June (06/02/22)
Metta – Lovingkindness
July (07/07/22)
Upekkha – Equanimity
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Reading Assignments

Reading assignments are in 2 sections:

-Book-a-Month schedule (below)
-Articles posted in the ‘Month by Month’ links

Books can be purchased either new or used in a variety of ways, or through a public library. Some of our alumni have donated books for use by new students. Stay tuned for more information from Vanessa.

READING ASSIGNMENTS
Please read at least 50% of these texts

Sept-Oct
The Arts of Contemplative Care
by Cheryl Giles & Willa Miller

Oct-Nov
An Introduction to Buddhist Ethics
by Peter Harvey

**Only 25% reading of this book is required

Nov-Dec
Parting: A Handbook for Spiritual Care at the End of Life
by J. Sutton Holder & J. Aldredge-Clanton

Dec-Jan
How Can I Help?
by Ram Dass & Paul Gorman

Jan-Feb
Professional Spiritual & Pastoral Care Handbook
by Stephen B. Roberts

Feb-Mar
The Wounded Healer
by Henri J. M. Nouwen

Mar-April
None: Catch up time!

April-May
Handbook for the Spirit
by Richard Carlson & Benjamin Shield

May-June
Towards the True Kinship of Faiths
by His Holiness The Dalai Lama

June-July
Transitions
by William Bridges

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