Episode 6 | Transformation Through Self-Knowledge and Self-Examination
This podcast kicks off with a discussion of the ancient practice of the Examen. In case you are wondering, self-examination is so much more than just asking God to show us our sin. In this rich discussion straight out of Psalm 139, Ruth provides a clear definition of true self and false self and deals with the unsettling truth that most leaders are hired for their false-self strategies. Along with touching on the Enneagram, Ruth shares her own story of wondering if she was falling off the spiritual path only to discovering that this was in fact the spiritual journey. Listen to episode 6 of Season 1: Sacred Rhythms in the Life of the Leader for a glimpse of what the journey of faith really is — because you can’t have a faith journey without faith.
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- Sacred Rhythms, Ruth Haley Barton
- Invitation to Solitude and Silence, Ruth Haley Barton
- Strengthening the Soul of your Leadership, Ruth Haley Barton
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The most helpful thing I just heard is that I’m not falling off the path when I find an area where I’m falling short…but that this is the journey! Thank you for this podcast!!!!! Wisdom I desperately needed as God truly is leading me toward letting go and laying hold of the new through facing my false self that protected me when I was small and becoming the authentic self My Father designed me to be. The way you framed this message was so full of grace I could really soak in it. Thank You!