031: Strong & Fruitful Life
In this podcast, we asked several people what they think it means to live a strong and fruitful life, the purpose statement for Get Control Of Your Life. It was recorded at Conspire 2015: “A conspiracy for God conference.” Interviews include Richard Rohr, Sister Simone and Mirabi Starr.
Here are the guests who commented in the order in which they appear; the public figure names appear with their websites:
Chris & Phileena Heuertz – Gravity: A Center for Contemplative Activism
Sister Simone Campbell, General Director of the Sisters of Social Service and Executive Director of NETWORK, a national Catholic social justice lobby. She is author of Nuns on the Bus, and featured in a documentary of with the same title; see the trailer and read about the film here.
Justin Osterman from Lincoln, Nebraska
Mary Frances & Robin Cunningham from Kansas
Ele Clay, seminary student in Texas
Mirabi Starr, Professor of Philosophy and World Religions at University of New Mexico-Taos, inter-spiritual teachings of the mystics, and author of multiple books including Teresa of Avila: The Book of My Life and Saint John of the Cross. See her website here.
Michael Poffenberger, Executive Director of the Center for Action and Contemplation
Richard Rohr is a Franciscan Priest, founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation, author of multiple books, and an ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition. See Oprah’s interview with Father Richard here.