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Hear the Word: Sunday Readings and Guided Meditation
38 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
Hear the Word Episode 71
19 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
Hear the Word Episode 70 - A New Heart
Dr. Gerry reads the Sunday Readings (Fifth Sunday of Lent), discusses the difference between Eastern meditation and Christian (East/West) meditation, and provides a meditation about having a new heart.
23 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Hear the Word Episode 69 - Receptivity and Receiving God's Grace
Dr. Gerry reads the readings for the Fourth Sunday of Lent and provides a guided meditation that helps us become more receptive to God's grace. Dr. Gerry also discusses how litanies help us connect with the right side of our brain.
19 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
Hear the Word Episode 68 - Emotional Regulation
Dr. Gerry reads the readings for the Third Sunday of Lent and provides a meditation on how to stay emotionally regulated. Dr. Gerry offers ways to "look at things differently" and even possibly bring moments of grace to bear on difficult and challenging situations.
18 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
Hear the Word EP 67 Mountain Meditation
In addition to reading the Second Sunday of Lent readings, Dr. Gerry guides the listener on a meditation to discover the vastness of the universe God created and to experience the Transfiguration.
22 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
Hear the Word Episode 66 - 1st Sunday of Lent
16 minutes | Feb 10, 2021
Hear the Word – Meditation on Christ as our Path to Reconciliation
Dr. Gerry leads you in a meditation to discover how Christ can be a path to reconciliation and reconnection with Him and others.
19 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
Hear the Word Episode 64 - Nurturing Figure Meditation
Dr. Gerry leads you in a meditation to experience a healing and nurturing figure from our faith in order to bring about greater levels of healing and hope, as well as a reduction in anxiety.
20 minutes | Jan 27, 2021
Hear the Word Episode 63 - Releasing Anger Stored in the Body
Dr. Gerry leads you in a meditation to release anger stored in the body.
21 minutes | Jan 19, 2021
Hear the Word Episode 62 - Openness to Change
Dr. Gerry leads the listener in a meditation that invites you to change while attending to our resistance. Jesus is the ultimate empowering “coach” who calls us to repentance, change, and action – but we need to experience His compassion, kindness, and goodness as we learn to adapt in new ways.
24 minutes | Jan 13, 2021
Loving our Unlovable Parts: Hear the Word Episode 61
Dr. Gerry leads you through a guided meditation as he reads the Sunday readings for the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time. This meditation helps us love the “unlovable” parts of ourselves in order to heal in a deeper way.
25 minutes | Jan 6, 2021
Hear the Word Episode 60 - The Baptism of the Lord
Dr. Crete guides you through an EMDR “Calm Place” exercise integrated with the Sunday Readings on the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.
20 minutes | Dec 29, 2020
Hear the Word Episode 59
Topic: Reducing Anxiety: A Christian “Light Stream” ExerciseDr. Gerry leads the listener in a guided meditation where he adapts the EMDR Light Stream technique to the Christian concept of “theoria” (vision of the Light of Christ). EMDR is a trauma therapy and the Light Stream technique has been used to reduce anxiety. Dr. Gerry also reads the Sunday Readings in a way that invites you to allow the Word of God into your heart in a deeper way. Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72; Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12
24 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
Hear the Word Episode 58
Dr. Gerry leads the listener in a guided meditation where we attend to the parts of ourselves that are lonely, sad, and/or hurting instead of suppressing them. When we meet our wounded parts with grace, and love, and kindness we can bring them into God’s presence and experience consolation. Dr. Gerry then reads the Sunday Readings in a way that invites you to allow the Word of God into your heart in a deeper way.
22 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
Hear the Word Episode 57
Dr. Gerry reads the Sunday readings and provides a guided meditation on how to grow closer to God the Father in prayer. Dr. Gerry explores connecting with God's presence, protection, benevolence, loyalty, security, and how He gives us our identity.
23 minutes | Dec 8, 2020
Hear the Word Episode 56
23 minutes | Dec 1, 2020
Hear the Word Episode 55
Dr. Gerry reads the Sunday Readings in a way that invites you to allow the Word of God into your heart in a deeper way. IS 61:1-2A, 10-11; LK 1:46-48, 49-50, 53-54.; 1 THES 5:16-24; JN 1:6-8, 19-28 After the readings, Dr. Gerry discusses what it means to “pray without ceasing” with the Jesus Prayer. Dr. Gerry then leads the listener in a progressive muscle relaxation exercise followed by a guided meditation designed to help relieve both stress and the holiday blues.
25 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
Hear the Word Episode 54
8 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
Hear the Word Episode 53
7 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
Hear the Word Episode 52
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