By Anna Berger No one in the world knows you’re here, Atop this ridge with your rose-flushed face and the dirt smudges up and down your faintly aching legs, you are alone. But God is no one because God is the One and the world is God’s and there’s a whisper of something else in […]
That first night in Traverse City, having driven all day to get there, I rode seven miles on my bike, through woods that bordered a broad inlet, to a yoga studio in an old office park. The studio itself was on the second floor of an a-frame building, and we laid out our mats under […]
The Tree of Contemplative Practices
Praxis Podcast – Introduction to Embodied Spiritual Practice
I shared this wonderful illustration from The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society with the Confluence Volunteers when I was introducing them to the idea of spiritual direction. The illustration is by Carrie Bergman. The only thing it leaves out, as far as I can see, is practices of self-knowledge such as the Ignatian Examinem and one-on-one meetings […]
Aaron sits down with Lisa Andrews and Maggie Gough, both registered dietitians and all around good people, to talk food and embodied spiritual practice. Our conversation ranges from smoothies to fish fries to artificial nutrition. Listen here.