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The Presence Project Podcast

Oct 18, 2019

How centering prayer teaches our brains to release compulsive thoughts into the hands of God.

Oct 3, 2019

Hurry clamps down on creativity.

Hurry makes decision-making nearly impossible.

Hurry leaves us weary.

Hurry divides our focus.


And usually, Hurry is driven by anxiety. 

Overwork. Overfunctioning. Overscheduling. They’re rarely if ever driven by joy or trust. And if we follow the train back far enough, we find...

Sep 19, 2019

Can we experience God as our primary attachment figure, turning and returning towards the face of He who is always accessible, responsive, and engaged?  

Frank Laubach's story reveals a man who has found this not only possible but he stands on the shore of Mindanao with an invitation in his...

Sep 5, 2019

And this is where we intersect Practicing the Presence with Calling. Brother Lawrence prayed with his arms elbows deep in warm soapy water, doing dishes in a monastery kitchen.

Brother Lawrence was less interested in his calling or vocation and more interested in following closely behind Jesus.

Today, we have our own...

Aug 29, 2019

When we are functioning out of the orphan spirit our primary default mode is believing that love, care, and provision are scarce. Fear grips and we put on the rags of the matchstick girl wandering the streets of people pleasing, perfectionism, and performance hoping for a coin, a kind look, a handout, a crust.