Season 5: Episode 5 | Rest for the Body

What is not to like about the fact that God instructed Elijah to take not one but two naps? Why do we treat our body so poorly? Ruth and Steve discuss a powerful psalm to better understand the dynamic of silence and solitude. They also discuss how the daily examen can help us get in touch with our bodies. We are developing a rhythm of practice in this season; this episode will help you get in touch with your body.  


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Mentioned in this podcast:
Invitation to Solitude and Silence, Ruth Haley Barton
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Exploring Further:
Music in Solitude
Ruth Haley Barton
Steve Wiens

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Music Credit: The intro and outro by Aaron Niequist.

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Hi, I can’t find this episode or the next on Spotify! It jumps straight from S5E4 to S5E7!

So grateful for this resource 🙂

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