Videos by Shad Groverland
The Universe is all knowing and all powerful right? Or is this just a messed up system we got stuck with? If there is a God, why does it seem like life sometimes isn’t fair? We are all dealt different hands in the game of life and it’s our job to play them. But are people given better cards? Does karma come into play? What about the credit card system of life in terms of cosmic debt? Join Shad and…
Happy New Year! We are kicking off this year right with a guest to teach us about the art of non-violent communication. Steve Hayes has been studying it for years and has come to teach Melissa & Shad about what it’s going to take to heal the hurt we see.
Do Melissa and Shad get to live by different rules? Are the cards dealt the same for each of us? Join us as we explore the Venn Diagram of life and look for points of intersection in the Olympic rings.
A Minister’s Panel with Special Guest Rev. Shad Groverlandand Spiritual Leaders Syntysche & Jack Groverland
When you see something wrong who’s responsibility is it to fix? What happens when you say “someone should fix that”? Who is that someone? Also what does dog poop and sprinkler systems have to do with our practice to becoming the best versions of ourselves?
Does the physical body come into play when it comes to a spiritual practice? What aspects of physical health help or hurt as it relates to our spirituality? In episode 17 our hosts jump into just those questions!
Gratitude might be something we unknowingly take for granted (pun intended) and our hosts are going to set the record straight on what the true essence of gratitude is. #podcast#podcasthumor#sundayfunday#christianpodcast#unity#progressivechristianity#progressivechristian#progressivepodcast#newthought#christianradioUnity Worldwide Ministries#thanksgiving#gratitude#grateful#thanksgiving2020Unity of Boulder Church #agape#spiritual#spiritualnotreligious#nondenominational
Everyone is talking about how divided we are as a country, as a community, as a people, but who is talking about how to fix it? In this episode, Shad & Melissa dive into some first steps to bring us back together and finding the middle.
Do people struggling economically rely on religion more? Isn’t the point of gratitude and manifestation just to get more things? Are we only able to do that because our basic needs are met? This week we talk about the concept of spirituality as a privilege.
Shad and Melissa dive into a necessary step of letting go before you can rebuild. Also, what does eating cake have to do with paving a road?
Is there a power greater than love? Is love all you need? Is there something stronger out there? Something more important? Shad sure thinks so!
Do affirmations work?What’s the point of positive thinking? Is there a right way to do it? What about wishing for that yacht? Does this mean I’ll get it? Is there more to it? In episode 11 Shad and Melissa dive into affirmations and the power of positive thinking.
Episode 10 Trying to keep it light around here – LOL Today we discuss birth, death, reincarination, the will to live (or the desire to not die). What are your beliefs about this important subject? Have you heard of bardo? Why did Melissa put a longshot bet on the 49ers to win the superbowl last year? All that and more! #reincarnation #podcast #christian #buddhism #unity
Episode 9 our hosts dive into the social divide. Where did it come from? How’d it get so wide and how does it get better? #socialdelimma #undividedattention #podcast ##christianpodcast #unity #progressivechristianty #interfaith
In Episode 8 we drop some BIG NEWS! What does it mean for the podcast? And more to the point, what does it mean for Melissa?
In Episode 7 we interview Melissa’s daughters, Sydney and Brooklyn, on what spirituality and faith looks like in thier lives. They lead us on a journey that ranges from “what is God?” to death and the afterlife. Of course Rev. Shad and Irrev. Melissa add their usual wisdom and comedic banter along the way.. #God #Jesus #Christ #Christianity #Children #podcast #christianPodcast #nondenominational #progressivechristian #progressivechristianity #unity #interfaith
The Zen Buddhists saying, “Before enlightenment, chop wood carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood carry water,” speaks to the value of work, no matter what stage of life we are in. So why does our culture vilify work?Why do so many of us try to find ways to get out of work? Is work a necessary part of our spiritual growth or not? These are the questions and issues our dynamic duo tackle in this this episode.
Research shows that attendance is steeply falling off across all religions (except one). What does this mean for the future of #faith, #spirituality and #religion in our society? Rev. Shad and Irrev. Melissa take a serious, and not so serious, look into this topic with some deep insights and points of advice we can all learn from.