When James Hampton stepped into his first AA meeting as an atheist, being asked to find a higher power didn’t come naturally. But he soon discovered an incredible sense of calm in giving over his fears and doubts to something greater than himself.
Rachel Hearn was a devout Christian when a high school history class led her down a path of spiritual questioning and away from her Christian faith. But instead of disappearing from her life, faith and spirituality became more important to her than ever.
When Rachael Simpson left her family farm for life in the big city, she knew she needed to recapture that feeling of home. So she turned to the spiritual practice she’s had faith in her entire life – writing.
After growing up in his mother’s radical faith tradition, Dave Photiadis left home on a mission to uncover the truth about life, faith and how the universe worked. But as he began building new relationships and exploring faith on his own, he realized absolute truth may not exist at all.
After years of frustration with her music career, Lynn Harrison took a step back. She became a Unitarian Universalist minister at First Unitarian Toronto, figuring her music would fade into the background. But as she’s learned throughout her life, it’s in our moments of doubt that we learn we’re on the right path.
For our last episode of this season, we’re doing something a little different. I’m sliding into the guest seat to talk about my personal journey with faith, hope and how exploring spirituality has changed my life. And who better to hop into the interview chair than our Episode 8 guest, my husband, Dave Photiadis.