From the ridiculous to the divine: "Healing Companionship" comes in many forms. Reverend Jacob Watson, founder of the Chaplaincy Institute of Maine, explores the importance of having a spiritual companion during tough times, while actor & musician Jon Patrick Walker shares the story of an odd intersection with a potentially nonexistent 'Facebook friend,' and how it helped him heal following his mother's death.
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Healing Companionship: Dr. Lisa # 50
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Our first featured guest is Jacob Watson
Rev. Jacob Watson, D.Min., the founding Abbot of the Chaplaincy Institute of Maine, is an interfaith minister and spiritual teacher. He provides individual spiritual companionship and guidance, teaching interfaith spiritual practices that create new relationships with the divine.
Our second featured guest is Jon Patrick Walker.
Jon Patrick Walker is an actor, musician and songwriter. He
has extensive theater credits, having made his professional stage debut at the
age of seven. He has appeared on
Broadway, Off-Broadway and regionally in both musicals and straight plays. On television, Jon starred in network sit-coms
for NBC and Fox, and has appeared as a guest-star on numerous others, including
Law & Order: SVU and Sex And The City. He also has extensive voice-over
and narration credits. As a musician and songwriter, Jon sings and plays piano,
drums and guitar. He portrayed (and sang as) John Lennon last year at Carnegie
Hall with the new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound in a concert entitled 1969. Recently, Jon formed his first band since college and has
recorded an album of his original songs in Nashville, TN. The album will be
self-released later this year. Jon is married to the actress Hope Davis. They
have two daughters and live in Brooklyn, NY. They love to spend summers on Mt.
Desert Island, ME.
Join us next Sunday, September 2nd for the next Dr. Lisa Radio Hour & Podcast. Our topic will be "Global Villages" with Adam Burk, Executive Director or TEDx Dirigo, and Dr. Anouar Majid, Founding Director of the Center for Global Humanities and Associate Provost for Global Initiatives at the University of New England.