John Eldredge is a bestselling author, a counselor, and a teacher. He is also president of Ransomed Heart, a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God, recover their own hearts in God’s love, and learn to live in God’s kingdom. John and his wife, Stasi, live near Colorado Springs, Colorado. John has written several books in the realm of fatherhood, family and that I hold dear, including: , , and . Lately, I've also been taking a brief 1 to 10-minute “pause” during the day to connect with my breathe, myself and most importantly, God. The app that I've been using is a simple way to reconnect with God in the midst of a busy day. John Eldredge is also the "voice" of this this app, which invites you into the simple practice of releasing everything to God, restoring your union with God and inviting Him to into your heart. The length of time is perfect, and the music/breath pacing has been working very well for me. ! During this discussion, you'll discover: -How John became interested in meditation initially...7:05 -Benevolent detachment, and other simple practices for a world gone mad...12:00 -A deeper dive into John's meditation practice...14:23 -How our "addiction to efficiency" may be causing fear, anxiety, depression, etc...18:00 -The uniquely masculine question in the hearts of all boys and men...21:30 -Rites of passage, ceremonies celebrating manhood, and answering the big question all boys ask...25:00 -The "poser" and the false self...27:15 -How to overcome the poser syndrome...32:00 -How to get over the "father wound piece"...36:45 -Six stages of manhood...43:00 -Advice for couples to grow in grace together...1:01:45 -What it means for a woman to be "captivating"...1:09:45 -And much more!