Chris Grosso – The Indie Spiritualist – Ep. 101 – Colin McEnroe

Chris Grosso – The Indie Spiritualist – Ep. 101 - Colin McEnroe

In this new episode of The Indie Spiritualist Podcast, Colin McEnroe joins Chris Grosso for a conversation about our spiritual health, how we are shaped by faith, and staying connected beyond death.

Colin McEnroe hosts the daily WNPR show, The Colin McEnroe Show. He is a weekly columnist and blogger for The Hartford Courant and a contributing editor at Men’s Health. He is the author of three books and one play. His work has appeared on the New York Times Op-Ed Page and in Bicycling magazine, Best LifeCosmopolitan and Forbes FYI.

Be sure to subscribe to The Colin McEnroe Show on your favorite podcast player to check out Colin’s exploration of Ram Dass’ life and legacy with Chris, Sharon Salzberg, and Mirabai Bush on the Jan 9th Episode of The Colin McEnroe Show. 
Shaped By Faith

Colin shares how his relationship with religion shaped his decision to study how faith and religion has shaped the course of America since it first became colonized. He and Chris discuss how big of an influence that faith has in contemporary society and the political process.

“I believe that you can’t understand America without understanding religion. Without understanding the people who came here and their complex attitudes between God and humans; then studying how that has played itself out across the story of America.” – Colin McEnroe

Spiritually Sick (19:10)

How does intention play into our spiritual health? Colin talks about his dive into understanding spirituality and the role of intention in spiritual practice. He shares his need to heal spiritually after the events of 9/11.

Speaking with the Dead (40:40)

Chris and Colin talk about communicating with those who passed on from the realm of the living. Colin shares his experience of staying connected to those who have died.

 “What happens to our energy once the body ceases?” – Chris Grosso

Chris Grosso – The Indie Spiritualist – Ep. 101 - Colin McEnroe

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