What makes a ‘gracious listener’? How do we find someone with whom we feel comfortable enough to step into that vulnerable space of sharing our faith journey? Is spiritual accompaniment more of an art than a science? What are the implications for training? What are some of the tools or methods or ‘ways along the path’ from our own and other faith traditions which might be used to nurture our spiritual development? This edition of the Chronicle seeks to answer some of these questions.