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Back from A Simple House's yearly retreat, Clark and Laura discuss what a good Christian / Catholic retreat should look like, the things that we replace God with, "Silence" (2016), and much more.
Also in this episode:
• C*caine, sugar, and Greyhound buses (we'll explain)
• The phrase, "Do you accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior?"
• Catholics react to the movie "Silence" (2016)
• Science, fitness, aliens: things that replace God
• SIMPLE LIVING HACK: Popcorn
0:55 C*caine, sugar, and Greyhound buses
4:27 ASH Retreat rules
5:23 SUPERFEAST (and how to fast/feast)
10:18 Weird retreat problems
14:14 TRUE Christian fasting (healthy and holy)
20:10 "Do you accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior?"
22:03 Why it's crucial to have a personal relationship with Jesus
25:59 The book "Silence" and the obviousness of God
29:40 We will experience persecution; here's how to prepare
32:45 A tangent on the dangers of Parkinson's meds
35:00 Science, fitness, aliens: things that replace God
37:36 The genius of C.S. Lewis's Space Trilogy
38:01 Should we "fortify" ourselves with theology?
40:04 C.S. Lewis's Space Trilogy & "That Hideous Strength"
45:42 Kind, loving, albeit ordinary priests
47:26 Please pray for the popular, superstar priests
51:11 SIMPLE LIVING HACK: Popcorn
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