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Clumsy Theosis - Healing the Pornography Pandemic and Worldwide Faith At the Same Time

Clumsy Theosis - Healing the Pornography Pandemic and Worldwide Faith At the Same Time

November 26, 2021

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Clumsy Theosis - The Eyes of Faith: What The Virtue of Faith Helps You See

Clumsy Theosis - The Eyes of Faith: What The Virtue of Faith Helps You See

November 8, 2021

When you think about the virtue of Faith, this iconic infomercial phrase should come to mind. “But wait! There’s more!” Faith is a gift by which we believe in God and believe all that he has revealed to us. When you have the eyes of faith God's revelation is constant. Listen as Richaél Lucero points out how God uses this virtue to reveal how each event in your day is a supernatural one.

Clumsy Theosis - Repost | Did You Know Halloween Is Catholic?

Clumsy Theosis - Repost | Did You Know Halloween Is Catholic?

November 1, 2021

Halloween is All Hallows Eve—the evening we begin to celebrate the saints. But the customs and traditions it holds seem far removed from the glorious saints. Or are they? Can we still find Catholic elements in our modern day festivities no matter how macabre? What about ancient pagan feasts—do they have a valid link to Halloween? Find out in this episode with Richaél Lucero.

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Clumsy Theosis - Run With Perseverance

Clumsy Theosis - Run With Perseverance

September 28, 2021

Sharing some wisdom from C.S. Lewis, Richaél Lucero explains why God doesn’t want rule followers. Instead he wants people who have a special quality of character. A quality that eggs them on to persevere. Like athletes who train even when they're tired and their muscles fatigued—God is conditioning us to be spiritual athletes.

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Clumsy Theosis - How Temperance Actually Gives You More

Clumsy Theosis - How Temperance Actually Gives You More

September 20, 2021

What is today's formula for happiness? In a word, MORE. Happiness is to have it all, experience it all—and to the nth degree. This sounds nothing like the virtue of temperance. The irony is that when we practice temperance we end up with more. And this more actually satisfies. It's the Christian paradox! Listen as Richaél Lucero reveals how this is possible.

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Clumsy Theosis - Heroic Virtue & Holy Detachment

Clumsy Theosis - Heroic Virtue & Holy Detachment

September 6, 2021

Heroic virtue isn’t just for the martyrs—it’s for all the faithful. The key to living heroic virtue is *holy detachment.* But holy detachment is not about emptiness or nothingness. It's actually about being filled up! Listen to learn more of what holy detachment is, isn't, and why it goes hand-in-hand with heroic virtue. Plus, Richaél Lucero will explain how to practice holy detachment.

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Clumsy Theosis - Courage, Dear Heart

Clumsy Theosis - Courage, Dear Heart

August 30, 2021

Courage. Both a virtue and a gift from the Holy Spirit. Both intended to be inseparable by God. And both masterfully captured through three words in C.S. Lewis’ Narnia series; "Courage, dear heart." Richaél Lucero ties Lewis' work with scripture and Church teaching on courage in this episode. Listen as she demonstrates how the gift develops the virtue and their lasting effect.

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Clumsy Theosis - How to Develop Virtues: 3 Simple Steps

Clumsy Theosis - How to Develop Virtues: 3 Simple Steps

August 20, 2021

You can grow in virtue—and thus holiness—with three simple steps. Yes, you read that—only three steps. Listen as Richaél Lucero provides actionable and tactical tips to develop any virtue. Using the oh-so-relatable example of the morning alarm snooze button, she'll walk you through all the elements of each step. Get ready to grow your virtue game.

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Clumsy Theosis - Justice and the Gift of Piety

Clumsy Theosis - Justice and the Gift of Piety

August 16, 2021

Justice. Is it about punishment or vengeance? Many would say "yes." Jesus and the Church say "no." Mystic and saint, Bridget of Sweden said, "the source of justice is not vengeance but charity." As in love! And she was right! Richaél Lucero looks at the work of St. Thomas Aquinas to clarify the misunderstood virtue of justice. To show that it is rooted in love and for human flourishing. Plus the gift of the Holy Spirit that helps us to live the virtue of justice, piety.

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Clumsy Theosis - The Virtues Gone Mad

Clumsy Theosis - The Virtues Gone Mad

July 30, 2021

Vices, bad. Virtues, good. Right? Not according to G.K. Chesterton. He'd say, when compared, "the virtues wander more wildly, and the virtues do more terrible damage." How is that possible?! That's what happens when they become isolated from the other virtues—especially prudence. Listen as Richaél Lucero breaks down how this can happen. And why it has a negative effect on a positive thing like a virtue. Plus why the Church Fathers would agree with Chesterton.

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Clumsy Theosis - Prudence and the Gift of Counsel

Clumsy Theosis - Prudence and the Gift of Counsel

July 24, 2021

Do you know someone who always seems to know what to do, when to do it, and how to get it done right? They have what we call the virtue of prudence. Richaél Lucero is digging into all things prudence related in this episode. Listen to learn about the daughter virtues of prudence, different types of prudence, the sins against prudence (and how to guard against them), and the gift of the Holy Spirit that corresponds with prudence.

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Clumsy Theosis - God’s Design for Your Happiness: Natural Virtue

Clumsy Theosis - God’s Design for Your Happiness: Natural Virtue

July 16, 2021

Grace builds on nature. If we want to grow in supernatural virtue, we must heed this saying. We start by first setting a foundation of natural virtue. Richaél Lucero explains how that's done, what natural virtue is, and why it's important in the lives of all people. Plus, what God wants to do with it for our eternal benefit.

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Clumsy Theosis - St. Benedict and How to Pray When You’re Busy

Clumsy Theosis - St. Benedict and How to Pray When You’re Busy

July 9, 2021

If daily uninterrupted prayer is the ideal, what does that imply about the rest of our daily activities—are they less meaningful? With this practice established by monks of old, even the busy person can elevate their daily work and stay connected to God without missing a beat. Richaél Lucero outlines how you can too.

*This episode was originally released July 27, 2019 as "Make Work Your Prayer"

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Clumsy Theosis - Theosis and the Virtues

Clumsy Theosis - Theosis and the Virtues

July 6, 2021

"The goal of the virtuous life is to become like God," St. Gregory of Nyssa. As a Christian this is your mission—theosis, become like God. Cultivating the virtues is essential for theosis. So, how are you growing in virtue? Do you have a routine, strategy, or even a general approach? Richaél Lucero explains what virtues are, where they come from, how we get them, and God's presence in the process.

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Clumsy Theosis - Sword of the Spirit & Prayer in the Spirit: Spiritual Warfare and the Armor of God

Clumsy Theosis - Sword of the Spirit & Prayer in the Spirit: Spiritual Warfare and the Armor of God

May 25, 2021

Grab the Sword of the Spirit and start praying in the Spirit. It's the final episode of the series and time to finish suiting up for spiritual warfare. Listen as Richaél Lucero reveals what St. Paul meant by Word of God.* And how to use it for both defense and offense. You'll also learn how prayer in the Spirit binds and animates the whole armor of God. Plus how to actually do it. *Hint: it's not only the bible.

This series combines a bible study on the armor of God and spiritual warfare. Each episode goes over one of seven pieces of armor. This is armor piece number one.

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Clumsy Theosis - Helmet of Salvation: Spiritual Warfare and the Armor of God

Clumsy Theosis - Helmet of Salvation: Spiritual Warfare and the Armor of God

May 17, 2021

The Helmet of Salvation. Your fifth piece of armor in the spiritual battle. Its spiritual identity, another virtue. To find out which virtue, listen to Richaél Lucero. She learned the answer from St. Paul himself. Got instruction on its use from St. John Chrysostom. And practical advice from St. Cyprian of Carthage. You'll also hear some insights from two of your fellow listeners.

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Clumsy Theosis - Gospel of Peace & Shield of Faith: Spiriutal Warfare and the Armor of God

Clumsy Theosis - Gospel of Peace & Shield of Faith: Spiriutal Warfare and the Armor of God

May 8, 2021

Get ready to put on two pieces of the armor of God today. The foot coverings of the gospel of peace and the shield of faith. Listen as Richaél Lucero explains the paradox behind the curious title of the gospel of peace. Because let's face it, it sounds odd in the context of training for battle. You'll also learn the striking reliance the shield of faith has on it, the belt of truth, and the breastplate of righteousness.

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Clumsy Theosis - Breastplate of Righteousness: Spiritual Warfare and the Armor of God

Clumsy Theosis - Breastplate of Righteousness: Spiritual Warfare and the Armor of God

May 1, 2021

Righteousness. It's common Christian jargon. But its meaning is often misunderstood. Combine it with a piece of armor—breastplate of righteousness—and it becomes more fuzzy. A fuzziness we can't afford in our spiritual warfare. Listen to Richaél Lucero for a clear explanation of the breastplate of righteousness. And its practical application in your daily battle.

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Clumsy Theosis - The Belt of Truth: Spiritual Warfare and the Armor of God

Clumsy Theosis - The Belt of Truth: Spiritual Warfare and the Armor of God

April 26, 2021

"Gird your loins with the belt of truth." It's the first instruction when putting on the armor of God. What's the belt of truth? How do you gird your loins with it? And what impact does this piece of armor have on your spiritual warfare? Richaél Lucero answers all of these questions. Plus where the belt of truth is most needed in your life. (It's probably not where you expected.)

This series combines a bible study on the armor of God and spiritual warfare. Each episode goes over one of seven pieces of armor. This is armor piece number one.

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Clumsy Theosis - Spiritual Warfare and the Armor of God

Clumsy Theosis - Spiritual Warfare and the Armor of God

April 19, 2021

Are you a Child of God? If you are, you're called to fight in a war. A spiritual war. In this episode I tell you what the Church and bible say about it and how to be victorious. Especially using what St. Paul calls "the armor of God." And how exercising the four roles (priest, prophet, king, and bridegroom) of a Child of God gives us power and authority in this fight.

This is the first episode in a series that combines a bible study on the armor of God and spiritual warfare.

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