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We offer a wide range of perspectives, stories, and conversations about spiritual care, spiritual companionship and community.
||CleanEp08 - Mona Haydar Interview||Mona Haydar is a Muslim chaplain, performance artist, activist, and rapper. She grew up in Flint, Michigan as a Syrian American, and practices a life of sacred activism, poetry, contemplation, and advocacy for living gently upon the Earth. Mona was kind||3/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp07 - Interview with Imam Jamal Rahman||Imam Jamal Rahman is a popular speaker on Islam, Sufi spirituality and interfaith relations. Since 9/11/2001 Jamal has been collaborating regularly and actively with Rabbi Ted Falcon and Pastor Don Mackenzie. Affectionately known as The Interfaith Ami||3/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp06 - Rabbi Amy Eilberg||SPECIAL BONUS EPISODE!!! In this special episode, SDI Executive Director Reverend Seifu interviews Rabbi Amy Eilberg. Rabbi Amy Eilberg is the first woman ordained as a Conservative rabbi by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. She serves as t||3/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp05 - Reverend Felicia Parazaider||In this week’s podcast, SDI Executive Director Reverend Seifu interviews Reverend Felicia Parazaidar. Reverend Felicia is an ordained interfaith minister and a radical sacred activist, rooted in nonviolence philosophy. She founded a ministry called th||3/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp04 - Abbot Genjo Marinello on Otherness and on being "The Stranger"||In this episode Rev. Seifu Anil Singh-Molares interviews Abbot Genjo Marinello. They chat about a variety of topics including Listening, Otherness, and on being “The Stranger” and the tools used to address both internal and external prejudice. Your||2/25/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp03 - The Contemplative Activist||This episode is the third and last part in our initial 3-part series about the meaning of Spiritual Direction/Companionship and this episode focuses on contemplation and immersing ourselves in silence. We also chat about activism and how these two seemi||2/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp02 - Oneness and Connection||This episode is the second in a series about the meaning of Spiritual Direction/Companionship and this episode focuses on universal connections. A round table discussion lead by our Executive Director Rev. Seifu and hosted by Matt Whitney with the rest||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp01 - SDI is for Everyone||This episode is the first in a series about the meaning of Spiritual Direction/Companionship, who it's for, how it works, where it comes from, how to apply it, etc., etc., etc. A round table discussion lead by our Executive Director Rev. Seifu and hoste||2/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp00 - Introduction to the SDI Encounters Podcast||This episode is the initial introduction to SDI (a 29 year old 501c3 non-profit) and also what our plans are for this podcast series. Matt Whitney interviews SDI Executive Director, Rev. Seifu Anil Singh-Molares about SDI, the meaning of life and a few||1/28/2019||Free||View in iTunes|