A podcast for the outsiders & outcasts, doubters & disillusioned, the heartsick & heretics. For the nones, dones, & the spiritually independent. For those who know there has to be more.
A fresh(er) take on take on Christian spirituality and living into the abiding, loving presence of the God-who-loves. Supporting you as you untangle from toxic religious beliefs and experience, and cultivate a deeper experience of the sacred within all of life, responding to the invitations of Spirit to co-create a life chock-full of meaning, joy, and peace.
The one about Letting Go - Poem
Michael shares a bit of an update of his work lately and a poem/prayer by Ted Loder "Losen My Grip." Let the words of this prayer stir the Spirit in your own life. Listen for the invitation of the Spirit for you to let go and discover you are held safely in the hands of the God-who-loves.
The One about Conspiracy Theories
Michael expores some initial thoughts on conspiracy theories - what makes them attractive and why. He also explores why some people of faith might be paricularly suspectable to conspiriacy theories and ways we can navigate life going forward.
The one about Grief. We have to feel it.
In this installment Michael explores loss in its various forms from the perspective that we are not alone, and there is a present hope rooted in a future promise. Exploring grief and the necessity to engage it and to feel it as a pathway to healing your heart.
The one with Jacob Rose - Hope, Joy, Perseverance & Music
Michael sits down with singer, songwriter, and penny-philosopher to explore the themes in his latest album "Can't Hold it All".
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The One about Longing (Intro)
In this epidode we explore in a really brief way the feeling of longing, and reasons why longing may be really uncomfortable and ways it can be a wonderful gift luring us deeper and deeper into the places that really satisfy.
The one about Meandering & the Bear
Michael shares a bit about the last year and the spiritual practice of meandering. Listen as Michael shares how this was a gift that came out of a really tough circumstance, and the joy discovered in the midst of sorrow.