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Spiritual Exercises
Article by: Karl Benson
The Spiritual Exercises

Nearly 500 years ago St Ignatius wrote a little manual entitled "The Spiritual Exercises". The manual is a set of guidelines to help a Spiritual Director to lead a person through a series of prayerful reflections on the life of Christ. These reflections are the exercises. Read more ...


Spiritual Direction
Article by: Karl Benson
Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Direction is a safe non-judgemental space to be listened to—and heard—while you explore your path toward personal wholeness and deeper intimacy with God. Read more ...


Training Spiritual Directors
Article by: Karl Benson
Training Spiritual Directors

Anyone can call themselves a Spiritual Director without training. This may be legal but it is not ethical. With good intentions, an untrained person may give you their advice, try to fix you, or correct your beliefs to put you on 'the right path'. This should not happen in Spiritual Direction. Read more ...


Spiritual Direction
Article by: Karl Benson
Our Story

In 2013 I became the Senior Pastor of two Derbyshire congregations, the first in Matlock and the second in Wirksworth. One year later I brought them together as one congregation and founded The Lifeworks Hub, with the purpose of helping people find and live their life's work. Read more ...