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Spiritual Cake Podcast
20 minutes | Aug 1, 2022
Fasting. Why do so many religions include fasting in their traditional rituals? Wendy shares how she approached a teaching assignment about religious freedom. Why religious leaders must pay attention to the impact of their congregation on their congregation.
18 minutes | Jul 25, 2022
More Anger. The story of Jesus whipping people in the temple. Do spiritual pursuits create anger? Anger and Mindfulness. Stoicism and anger.
21 minutes | Jul 18, 2022
Anger and Fear
Anger and Fear. What causes anger. How impactful is the fear of death? Are humans instinctively pessimistic? Will a specific behavior condemn us to hell?
23 minutes | Jul 4, 2022
Religious Rituals. Wendy describes a Hindu and Korean Christian Wedding. How does it make one feel if a ritual is different from expected? Do you have a ritual for a rite of passage? The story of cooking the roast. What is the sacrament?
24 minutes | Jun 27, 2022
Faith of a Child
Faith of a Child. What did Jesus mean when he said we should have the faith of a child? Is joy a way to create spiritual neural pathways in our brains? Can we recapture enthusiasm for our spiritual journey?
25 minutes | Jun 20, 2022
Instant Karma. Does what we do or think bring God's immediate blessing or judgement? Is our universe simply God's huge electric football game? Are you using the skills you were born with? The Chinese story of good and bad luck.
22 minutes | Jun 13, 2022
The Afterlife. Which religion has it right? Will we be disappointed if the afterlife isn't what we expected? Will we still want to ask God questions? Could there be different afterlifes for different beliefs?
22 minutes | Jun 6, 2022
Deep Beliefs, Teen Sex, and Hell.
Deep Beliefs, Teen Sex, and Hell. What is a Deep Belief? What's best for a teenager, a serious romantic relationship, or casual dating? Is Hell an actual lake of fire?
24 minutes | May 29, 2022
Witnessing. How important is it to recruit people into our spiritual or religious system? How certain words can create either a connection or disconnect. How sincere is the person who is trying to recruit?
22 minutes | May 23, 2022
Surprise Spritual Inspiration!
Surprise Spritual Inspiration! Do you have simple spiritual moments? Do you have little internal spiritual habits that connect you with the Divine? Are we programmed by our DNA to feel God's presence?
20 minutes | May 16, 2022
Infinity. What is "infinite"? Is God really everywhere? We consider infinity both out in space and also in the sub-atomic. How can our human minds understand the infinite?
26 minutes | May 10, 2022
Conservative Clothes. What is a conservative religion? The difference between religion, traditions and culture. Societal pressure on style choices.
24 minutes | May 1, 2022
Violence in the Bible.
Violence in the Bible. How can we make peace with the stories of murder in the Old Testament and other scriptures? Is the text literal history or symbolic stories? Can we find our unique way of processing our unease?
21 minutes | Apr 26, 2022
Pride. Why do most spiritual teachings tell us we shouldn't be prideful. Can pride in our spiritual practice be a good thing? What is the difference between pride and proud? What does it mean to be on our own path?
20 minutes | Apr 16, 2022
Trauma. How to deal with emotional trauma. The value of regular spiritual practice. What does it mean to prepare for the centennial Olympics?
21 minutes | Apr 10, 2022
Dating and Marriage
Dating and Marriage. How important is spiritual compatability to a marriage? Are you just dating or looking for a spouse? If you know the relationship isn't going to last, will you learn from the experience?
20 minutes | Apr 4, 2022
Spiritual Showmanship. How do we express our spirituality to others? The story of the rich man and the poor woman in the temple. How living a life of integrity is the best gift.
24 minutes | Mar 28, 2022
Blessings! Wendy explains the Mormon patriarchal blessing. Who can give a blessing? What is a blessing? Are there different types of blessings?
19 minutes | Mar 22, 2022
News media and personal spirituality.
News media and personal spirituality. What media do we choose to consume? What do we do with information that triggers negative emotions? What is a Patriarchal Blessing?
21 minutes | Mar 15, 2022
Divorce. Wendy shares her experiences with her parent's divorce when she was a teenager and how it impacted her when she got divorced from her first husband. How do children see their parents?
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