In this, the final episode of this season, Jennifer and Dan get really honest about the ways in which recovery remains a struggle in their own lives. They share some of the things they have a hard time overcoming, as well as some of the practices they use to re-center and re-focus on their own recovery.
In this episode, Jennifer and Dan discuss vulnerability; what it makes it so difficult, and what makes it so deeply rewarding. The explore the fear that comes with risking vulnerability, and open up about more vulnerable parts of their own respective stories.
In this episode, Jennifer and Dan explore darkness and evil as concepts, whether literal or metaphorical, and how they manifest in our lives. They also share spiritual disciplines and practices that have been useful in their own lives in relationship with the darkness.
Host, Jennifer Dawn Watts kicks off her third season with the first in a series of conversations alongside her friend: leadership coach and soul guide, Dan Hines. In this episode, Jennifer and Dan spend a little time catching up on what's been happening over the last several months of pandemic life, then dive deep into the similarities and differences in their respective theological worldviews, so as to provide context for the rest of their upcoming conversations.
Who is Jesus, really?
Is the Bible authoritative, or not?
What does it mean to identify as a Christian, even if that doesn't look exactly the same for you as it does for others?
A surprising revelation I had about loneliness.
Links to resources mentioned:
“Intimacy is our oxygen” - Deeper Dating by Ken Page
“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it.” - The Road Less Travelled by M. Scott Peck
“The soul does not attach nor does it hate; it desires and loves and it lets go.” - Breathing Underwater by Richard Rohr
Overeaters Anonymous for in person, online or telephone meetings: oa.org
Check with your telephone company as some “free conference calls” have a chargeback. If they do, use Skype :)
Welcome back to Season 2 of Recovering! It’s easy to hide behind the role of interviewer so in this episode I switch chairs. If I’m going to preach real, it’s good to practice too. I asked my friend Dan Hines (from episode 6, Learning to Listen) to do the interview, and we discuss what role others who listen to us have in our own development, what’s currently holding me back from being my true self, my fears, sexuality and more…