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Applied Review #2: Boundaries for Your Soul

February 14, 2024

Dear Souls and Hearts Member, We are continuing our in-depth review of the 2018 book Boundaries for Your Soul by...

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A Dissertation on IFS and Catholicism

February 2, 2024

Dear Souls and Hearts Member, I had not intended to send out an email this week; but something happened –...

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Applied Review #1: Boundaries For Your Soul

January 24, 2024

Dear Souls and Hearts member, I am very excited to offer you my review of the 2018 book Boundaries for...

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Boundaries For Your Soul: Understood through a Catholic Anthropological Lens

January 17, 2024

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, As we continue our series of reviews of Christian IFS works, I am so pleased...

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January 10, 2024

A Catholic Review of Altogether You (Part 3: Clinical / User Review) by Dr. Peter Martin This is the third...

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Book Review: Part 2 -- A Catholic Review of Altogether You by Jenna Riemersma

January 3, 2024

Dear Souls and Hearts Member, Happy New Year to you!  In 2024, I am happy to share that we are...

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Book Review: Part 1 -- A Catholic Review of Altogether You by Jenna Riemersma

December 27, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Member, Merry Christmas to you and to your loved ones. I hope this season is one...

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Book Review: Restoring Relationship

December 20, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Member, I am very excited to continue our series of books reviews on books informed both...

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Review of Parent, Child, and Adult: Healing Our Inner Selves

December 13, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Member, We are embarking on a project in these weekly reflections that I’ve been looking forward...

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The “How” for Your Human Formation

December 7, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Member, In last weeks’ reflection, Human Formation in Purgatory? Yes, Indeed, we discussed the idea that...

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Human Formation in Purgatory? Yes, Indeed.

November 29, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, As we enter the final days of our liturgical year, the final days of November...

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Your Tor-Mentors: God's Gift to You at Thanksgiving

November 22, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, Thanksgiving is again upon us — the annual American holiday famous for family reunions, turkey...

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Review of The Crowded Room TV series with a Brief History of Multiple Personality Disorder and Ego State Therapy

November 15, 2023

Image titled Danny Sullivan by Obligated, used under CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 License Review of The Crowded Room TV series with a Brief History of...

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Wholehearted Prayer in Humility

November 8, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, I so appreciate when our Resilient Catholics Community members reach out to me with their...

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Three Ways How Saints Have Done Wrong – With Serious Consequences

November 1, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Member, Time for a confession: I hate most depictions of saints. I hate the plaster statues of...

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Your Parts, IFS, and War in the Middle East

October 18, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Member, Sometimes a week off just doesn’t pan out.  I am back this week despite my...

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How to Help Your Parts Get Their Needs Met by Working with Daydreams

October 12, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Member, In last week’s reflection, The Eight Steps to Understand Your Parts Through Exploring Your Daydreams, we reviewed...

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The Eight Steps to Understand Your Parts Through Exploring Your Daydreams

October 4, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, Last week’s reflection shed light on the deep interior work of St. Ignatius of Loyola,...

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Harnessing the Good in Daydreams with St. Ignatius

September 27, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, In the spring of 1521 at the battle of Pamplona, a prideful 30-year-old Ignatius of...

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What Your Daydreams Tell You About Your Relationships

September 20, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, In episode 120 of the Interior Integration for Catholics podcast, titled Understanding Narcissism More Deeply...

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Gently Approaching What Underlies Problematic Daydreams

September 13, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts members, Over the past several weeks, we have journeyed together through a seriously Catholic exploration of...

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Your Daydreams Reveal Your Secret, Unmet Needs

September 6, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, As we continue our series on daydreams together, this week’s reflection begins with a response...

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The Metaphysics of Voluntariness

August 30, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, Our Souls and Hearts philosopher-in-residence continues his exploration of the moral aspects of daydreaming, focusing...

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The Metaphysics of the Human Act

August 23, 2023

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, I am very pleased to offer you a weekly reflection from Souls and Hearts’ philosopher-in-residence,...

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