56 - Mysticism and Contemplation with Mike Morrell

As you listen and watch people discuss faith and God it always turns to "this says this!" or "you're taking that wrong". But what if we embraced the mystery? What if we reconnect to the mystical aspects of our faith? 

Guest Bio:

Mike Morrell is the collaborating author – with Richard Rohr – of the five-time best-seller The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation. He’s co-founder of The Buzz Seminar, and a founding organizer of the national justice, arts, and spirituality gathering, The Wild Goose Festival.

Mike curates contemplative and community experiences via Relational Yoga, the ManKind Project(H) Opp and Authentic North Carolina, taking joy in holding space for the extraordinary transformation that can take place at the intersection of anticipation, imagination, and radical acceptance.

Mike earned his B.A. in Journalism, Creative Writing, and Religion from Berry College, has studied Strategic Foresight at the graduate level under Futurist Jay Gary, and is earning his Religion and Ecology certification from Yale’s Divinity School and School of Forestry, overseen by Mary Evelyn TuckerJohn Grim, and Brian Swimme.

Mike is also an avid writer, publishing consultant, author coach, futurist, and curator of the book-reviewing community at TheSpeakeasy.info. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Asheville, North Carolina. You can read Mike’s ongoing exploration of Spirit, Culture, and Permaculture – and receive updates on his gatherings and workshops – right here.

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Music in today's episode is from Ecclesia and includes the tracks: 

Unshackled, Baptized in Fire, and Hands & Feet. 

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