Emily Rose Meditations

by Emily Hylden

The Rev. Emily R. Hylden hosts a moment of peace. A short meditation, followed by a thought-provoking question or two, can reset your day and recalibrate your spirit. Find her on instagram @fatheremily, or dig into her thoughts at emilyhylden.com. Mtr. Emily is an Episcopal priest, spiritual director, and 500-hr Registered Yoga Teacher, residing in Lafayette, Louisiana, with her husband and three little boys.  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E84 - Julian of Norwich: How to Mother

    S01 E84 - Julian of Norwich: How to Mother

    Julian famously pushes the boundaries of what “mother” means by asserting that Jesus is our mother, but if we are curious about this concept, what might we find Julian, and Jesus, to be showing us? Is it really something to revolu...

    06:15
  • S01 E83 - Julian of Norwich: Jesus as our Mother

    S01 E83 - Julian of Norwich: Jesus as our Mother

    There’s an analogy based on a zoological mistake from the ancient world, that offers a window on how Jesus is our mother. In antiquity, it was believed that the pelican mother would pierce her own body to feed her young on her blo...

    08:39
  • S01 E82 - Julian of Norwich: Families are Divine

    S01 E82 - Julian of Norwich: Families are Divine

    When we reverse the direction of the comparison – letting go of perfect parenting or ideal families, finding our understanding of relationships and love from God first, and letting that grace and mercy trickle down, we find divine...

    08:02
  • S01 E81 - Julian of Norwich: How Do We Sense?

    S01 E81 - Julian of Norwich: How Do We Sense?

    If God dwells in each person, then I wonder if looking to others, if continual, insistent conversation and prayer and worship in a community might guide us toward that essential piece of our being. If we might learn best who each ...

    07:46
  • S01 E80 - Julian of Norwich: What are We Made Of?

    S01 E80 - Julian of Norwich: What are We Made Of?

    We’re spending a lot of time this month wondering around what it means to be human – this creature that’s a funny mash up of animal and divine. We are dreamed up and created by God, exactly how and comprised of what, we do not kno...

    07:13