By Blessed Books
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In this podcast, we will turn to some of our favorite novels as sources of sacred wisdom, truth, and insight for our lives today. We will read these books using sacred reading practices, such as Lectio Divina and Floralegium. The purpose of this show is to help us encounter the divine in the everyday, and explore how language and storytelling can shape our realities.
||ExplicitTrauma: Absolute Zero (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 10)||Kailina and Katy explore the 10th chapter of "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle. They discuss how much the experience of reading this chapter mirrors the experience of healing from trauma. They introduce a new sacred reading practice -...||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIn Response to Kavanaugh||Kailina and Katy discuss why a normal episode won't be coming out this week: the Kavanaugh hearings. They share some of their thoughts about the whole ordeal and some sacred wisdom for these times from "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle.||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEfficiency: IT (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 9)||As they review Chapter 9 of A Wrinkle in Time, Katy and Kailina discuss how we see others' humanity, the nature of intelligence, the relationship between efficiency and compassion, and even a Turkish conspiracy theory! During their sacred...||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYour Environment: The Transparent Column (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 8)||In this episode, Kailina and Katy discuss the many ways that our environment sends us important messages. They discuss how color impacts our understanding of the world and how the physical environment impacts our emotional state. In the second...||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNourishment: The Man with Red Eyes (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 7)||As they examine the 7th chapter of "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle, Katy and Kailina discuss Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom X, and different forms of racism. They use the Hebrew sacred reading practice, PaRDeS, for the first time in the show...||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBig Emotions: The Happy Medium (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 6)||During this episode, Katy and Kailina reflect on Chapter 6 of A Wrinkle in Time, "The Happy Medium." They discuss the relationship between consciousness and embodiment and the necessity of leaning into big emotions. For the final time this...||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHuman Nature: The Tesseract (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 5)||In this episode, Kailina and Katy explore Chapter 5 of A Wrinkle in Time to discover spiritual meaning. They discuss what is fundamental to human nature; is it goodness or is it greed? Later in the episode, during the practice of...||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRadical Love: The Black Thing (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 4)||Katy and Kailina reflect on Chapter 4 of A Wrinkle in Time, "The Black Thing." They discuss what it means to "stake one's life for truth," as Mrs. Who shares we must. They discuss both the complexity and the simplicity of the answer L'Engle...||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGenesis: Mrs. Which (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 3)||Kailina reflects on the magic of teenage romance. Her story sparks a discussion about how girls and boys are socialized differently, how Meg and Calvin are perhaps meant to parallel the Biblical characters of Adam and Eve, how the trio of Mrs....||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAwareness: Mrs. Who (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 2)||Katy begins this episode by sharing a story about a stressful road trip. Kailina points out the rampant sexism in the small community where Meg lives. Katy affirms this, and they discuss the role that sexism plays in both the lives of girls and...||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrowth: Mrs. Whatsit (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 1)||Kailina begins this episode with a story about a magical snowstorm in her childhood. Katy and Kailina both come to the realization that they are very much like Meg and Charles Wallace, respectively. Kailina discusses the need to think of yourself as a..||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBlessed Books - An Introduction||Season 1, Episode 1||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
ONE of the BEST podcasts ever
i love katy and kailina!! their insights are so amazing and lovely m!!
Omg I love this podcast!!! I listen to it RELIGIOUSLY! I thank god everyday for the Katy and kailina wonderful commentary!