I had a wonderful time speaking with Paul at the Our Walk Together podcast. Go ahead and listen to it below. https://our-walk-together.simplecast.com/episodes/the-intersection-of-faith-and-mental-illness-with-michael-scholtes
So I spent a lot of the past month traveling around, and a lot of it exploring water. I traveled back to the town of my earliest days, a town that really feels like prehistory to me, since the only memories I have of it are vague and unformed. There, I sat by the West … Continue reading Well of Mercy
I enjoy walking labyrinths. Labyrinths are maze-like structures that have been used as spiritual tools for centuries. There are many of them around, and I am in the habit of trying to visit a lot of them. For more information about labyrinths, check out The Labyrinth Society. Find where labyrinths are in your area at the … Continue reading Labyrinth #70: Shanteel Serenity Walk, Sellersville, PA
I had a blast talking with Verne at That Christian in Recovery. He and I have very different life-stories, but we also had a surprising amount in common with our struggles. Take a listen! That Christian in Recovery: "Pastor Michael J Scholtes Shares His Battle with Depression"
I took another nostalgic road trip today. It was kind of like the trip I took a few weeks ago, when I drove to Minersville, the town I lived in for the first four years of my life, and also the town that I experienced in a powerfully spiritual way when I received the vision … Continue reading Pulled Along by the Water
I was recently interviewed by Randi-Lee Bowslaugh at the Write or Die podcast. The interview was just released today. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts, or one of these places: Anchor.fm YouTube: https://youtu.be/k-Bjm_La2bc
A few days ago, I made another pilgrimage out to the coal country of Schuylkill County, the place where I was born. It was something of a sequel to the trip I made almost six years ago. That day, I visited Minersville, the old mining town where I spent the first four years of my … Continue reading Stir Me Up! (A Trip to the Headwaters)
I'm happy to announce that you can now hear my interview with Paul Granger on the "Where Did You See God?" podcast. Paul has a great podcast where he has conversations with all sorts of people, "exploring how we can see God in the most unexpected and counter-intuitive places." Sounded like an appropriate place to … Continue reading My First Podcast Interview Released!
For a limited time, the Kindle edition of my book Darkwater: A Pastor's Memoir of Faith and Depression is free for purchase! If you haven't gotten a copy yet, now is a great time! If you've already purchased your copy, consider getting it as a gift for one, or two, or ten of your friends. … Continue reading Darkwater is Free on Kindle for a Limited Time!
Today and tomorrow (July 12-13) are Prime Day at Amazon. For these two days only, the Kindle edition of my book Darkwater: A Pastor's Memoir of Faith and Depression is free for purchase! If you haven't gotten a copy yet, now is a great time! If you've already purchased your copy, consider getting it as … Continue reading Darkwater is Free on Kindle for Prime Day!