Joan and Her Heavenly Mentors
In this episode, Walter and Amy discuss all about mentors: who they are, why they are important for the Heroic Hearts journey, and how Joan of Arc's heavenly mentors prepared her for her great calling. If you are discerning your own calling, don't miss this episode on how to benefit from the mentors in your life!
Hosts: Walter Emerson, Amy Chase
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01:29 Enchanting Moments
03:48 Enchantment is not escapism; it's elevating our thinking to a higher plane
08:42 Finding Truth, Beauty, and Goodness in the midst of tragedy
10:07 Enchantment as a discipline for learning to see the world with new eyes
13:32 Review of last week's Reflective Questions
14:41 Amy and Walter share about the obstacles and challenges with starting their podcast
17:05 Criteria for evaluating the authenticity of a calling or mission
17:58 Establishing your mission and vision for your call
19:43 Simon Sinek - "Start with Why"
22:53 The Communion of Saints as a Kingdom
24:53 Overcoming fear with St. Joan
27:18 Meeting the Mentor in the Hero's Journey
27:57 Athena as Mentor in "The Odyssey"
32:37 St. Joan's heavenly mentors: St. Michael the Archangel, St. Catherine of Alexandria, and St. Margaret of Antioch
34:20 Joan of Arc historian Regine Pernoud
34:49 Four tasks of St. Michael the Archangel
37:14 Speculation about why St. Catherine and St. Margaret appeared to Joan
38:13 St. Joan's virtue of purity
39:20 Purity as "clarity of vision"
41:50 How do we become like our mentors in this process of formation?
42:12 Discovering St. Joan's "field of meaning"
45:10 How we can discern reality in relation to God's point of view?
47:33 Lifting the dome of oppression
51:14 Walter's Reflective Questions
52:10 Amy's Reflective Questions
55:58 "The Bright Field" by R.S. Thomas
Viktor Frankl, "Man's Search for Meaning"
Simon Sinek, "Start With Why"
What “calls” have you received in life? What was their impact?
How do you discern a call as a call? By what criteria?
Describe a time that a mentor prepared you for a coming challenge. How did they share their wisdom and hope with you?
Are you in a position to mentor others? How can you help someone through a difficulty?
This episode: Mark Twain's "Joan of Arc", Book 1, Chapters 7-8
Next episode: Mark Twain's "Joan of Arc", Book 2, Chapters 1-5
St. Michael and the Dragon, Metropolitan Museum of Art, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons