Contemplate This!

--- Thomas J. Bushlack ---

“Contemplate This!” features interviews with leaders and teachers of contemplative practices (mindfulness, meditation, contemplative prayer, etc.) in order to learn about their history, how they became involved in contemplation, what their daily practice looks like, how they teach and share the fruits of contemplation with others – and most importantly – how their practice has transformed them and inspired their work to transform others and the world around them.

Brought to you by Thomas J. Bushlack of Contemplate This!

Latest Episodes…

  1. Interview with John Hendrix

    John Hendrix is a New York Times Bestselling illustrator and author of many children's books including,"Drawing Is Magic: Discovering Yourself in a Sketchbook," "John Brown: His Fight for Freedom," "Miracle Man: The Story of Jesus," and "The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler." His illustrations have ...


  2. Interview with Dr. Louis Komjathy

    Louis Komjathy 康思奇 (Ph.D., Religious Studies; Boston University) is Associate Professor of Chinese Religions and Comparative Religious Studies at the University of San Diego, and Research Fellow of the Mind & Life Institute. A leading teacher-scholar of Daoism (Taoism) and Contemplative Studies, he has particular interests in contemplative practice, embodiment, ...


  3. Interview with the Rev. Dr. Stuart Higginbotham

    Fr. Stuart Higginbotham, an Episcopal priest in Gainesville, GA, is another one of the thoughtful and inspiring persons I met at the New Contemplative Exchange in Snowmass, CO, last August (2017).  This interview stood out for me because of the very intentional way in which Stuart is bringing a contemplative ...


  4. Contemplate This! Interview with Dr. Lerita Coleman Brown

    Lerita Coleman Brown, PhD, Professor of Psychology Emerita at Agnes Scott College, is a spiritual director/companion, writer, retreat leader, and speaker. A graduate of the Spiritual Guidance Program at the Shalem Institute (founded by Tilden Edwards, Episode 3), Lerita writes about and promotes contemplative spirituality in everyday life, the ...


  5. Contemplate This! Interview with Rev. Matthew Wright

    The Rev. Matthew Wright is an Episcopal priest, writer, and retreat leader working to renew the Christian Wisdom tradition. He serves as priest-in-charge at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church in Woodstock, NY and is a teacher for Northeast Wisdom and The Contemplative Society, non-profits rooted in the teaching lineage of Cynthia ...