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Academy Podcast: Healing, Death, and Dying in Today's World

In this month's episode, Mary Earle offers deep insight into the topics of healing, death, and dying, inviting listeners to muse, daydream, and reflect on what healing looks like individually, communally, and for the world. Enjoy!   

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Academy Podcast: Connecting with Presence

Welcome back to The Academy Podcast, Episode Two! In this month's episode, Marjorie Thompson centers on the topics of prayer, listening, and God’s infinite love for us, offering insight, wisdom, and encouragement for all who long to be prayer-full people, deeply connected to God. Enjoy.    ...

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Academy Podcast: Friendship With God

Welcome to Episode One of the newly relaunched Academy Podcast, featuring Trevor Hudson on the topics of loneliness, longing, and friendship. In this episode, Trevor offers insight, wisdom, and hope for all who long for deep connection with the Divine.   

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Listening to Our Pain

Throughout this election season in the U.S., I have found myself heartbroken. The source of my heartbreak is the way we have and are treating one another. The shadow side of our society is on full display. Across the social, political, gender, sexual orientation, and racial spectrum, decades of unprocessed ...

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From the Well: Episode 15 - Staying Present in Hard Times

Episode 15 of From the Well, a podcast from The Academy of Spiritual Formation, is now available for you to listenshare, and engage. Our episode this month focuses on the spiritual practice of being present to your own life - especially in moments or seasons where we are tempted ...

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From the Well: Episode 14 - A Light Task: Bringing Peace Through Silence and Hospitality

Episode 14 of From the Well, a podcast from The Academy of Spiritual Formation, is now available for you to listenshare, and engage. According to a recent study, the current U.S. presidential election has created high levels of stress and anxiety among people. Many feel polarized and desperate. As ...

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From the Well: Episode 13 - Faith Outside the Echo Chamber

Episode 13 of From the Well, a podcast from The Academy of Spiritual Formation, is now available for you to listenshare, and engage. As our communities and media sources are growing increasingly polarized, it is easy to find false comfort in feeling smarter, better or more right than those ...

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