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Episode 150 | Motherhood and Monasticism with Micha Boyett

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Published on 06/14/2018

Micha Boyett is the author of Found: A Story of Questions, Grace, & Everyday Prayer. She’s also a blogger, wife and mom with a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry. Oh - and she’s a former youth pastor. I met Micha at the Festival of Faith and Writing last spring, and after talking with her just once, I knew I had to have her on the podcast. We talked about a lot of things, but what I found most fascinating was how she reframed motherhood as monastical - instead of just doing the daily grind of diapers, bottles, playdates, and losing yourself completely, she began to see it as a way of approaching God through prayer.I loved our conversation so much that we didn’t even get to the main thing I wanted to talk to her about in the first place, so we’re trying to schedule a part 2 with Micha. I wanted to talk to her about her youngest son, Ace (which is the BEST name ever) because he has Down Syndrome. Mich [...]

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