Episode 1 | Invitation to Retreat/Dangerously Tired

Join us on the journey of transforming leadership! What do pastors and ministry leaders tell Ruth when they know they are safe? In the very first episode of the Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership podcast, Ruth and Steve discuss what it looks like for leaders to be dangerously tired. Are you holding a beach ball under water? Ruth shares her first experience of noticing she was dangerously tired, which became her invitation to step away from ministry and church for a time to just be with God and God alone. Discover why desire is not a bad word, and why it is so hard for pastors and leaders to answer the question that Jesus asks us all, “What is it you want me to do for you?” There is a lot packed into Episode 1 of Season 1: Sacred Rhythms in the Life of the Leader.

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“The more particular you make something, the more universal it becomes.” – Greta Gerwig
Ruth, thank you for sharing the honest details of your personal story–it SO helps me/us understand and articulate our own stories–and longings, heartaches, desires, and hope. SO grateful for this treasure.

My reflection came from reading The Role of Desire in the Spiritual Life…just left it there too.
I love how all the threads weave together.

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