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Rooted in the Really Real

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Become more fully Rooted in the Really Real: God. Join friends Fr. Steven Borello and Ashley Pultorak as they share about the goodness of God, the importance of mental health, intentional relationship, prayer, discernment, and more. Our mission is to help you encounter your story and discover God’s presence within it. Come along for the journey!

Become more fully Rooted in the Really Real: God. Join friends Fr. Steven Borello and Ashley Pultorak as they share about the goodness of God, the importance of mental health, intentional relationship, prayer, discernment, and more. Our mission is to help you encounter your story and discover God’s presence within it. Come along for the journey!

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Become more fully Rooted in the Really Real: God. Join friends Fr. Steven Borello and Ashley Pultorak as they share about the goodness of God, the importance of mental health, intentional relationship, prayer, discernment, and more. Our mission is to help you encounter your story and discover God’s presence within it. Come along for the journey!

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English


Episodes

RRR 031: How to Discern your Vocation

11/19/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley discuss how within the Church, two paths are given to respond to the love God has for us. The first is marriage and the second is celibacy. In Marriage, one is called to marry a particular person. In Celibacy, one is called to live it in a particular way. Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with questions, episode suggestions, prayer intentions- you name it! Please also subscribe to our podcast, leave a rating, and share it with a friend. Thank you so much...

Duration:00:32:08

RRR 030: Universal Call to Holiness

11/12/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley talk about the Universal Call to Holiness, how this call is our prime and fundamental vocation. This call is rooted in our baptism, and is the foundation of all other callings and vocations from the Lord. Vocation and the call to holiness also flow from relationship; we cannot become holy by ourselves. “Figuring out” our vocation isn’t the end goal, but rather the means by which we come to love and discover God. Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with...

Duration:00:29:57

RRR 029: Ignatian Modes of Discernment (Part 2/2)

11/5/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley continue discussing St. Ignatius' Three Modes of Discernment. This second set of rules includes spiritual advice for discernment during times of spiritual consolation. Mode 1- Clarity Beyond Doubt Mode 2- An Attraction of the Heart Mode 3- A Preponderance of Reasons Go to www.wordonfire.org/ignatius to watch Bishop Barron's full-length feature film for free during the 500th anniversary of St. Ignatius' conversion. Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with...

Duration:00:31:28

RRR 028: Ignatian Modes of Discernment (Part 1/2)

10/29/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley continue discussing Ignatian prayer, this time talking about St. Ignatius' Three Modes of Discernment. This second set of rules includes spiritual advice for discernment during times of spiritual consolation. In discernment, we are always choosing between two real goods. In order to properly discern, we need to pay attention, have the freedom to do so, test the discernment, and notice its fruits. Go to www.wordonfire.org/ignatius to watch Bishop Barron's full-length...

Duration:00:29:27

RRR 027: St. Ignatius' Fourteen Rules for the Discernment of Spirits

10/22/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley continue discussing Ignatian Prayer, this time going into the 14 Rules for the Discernment of Spirits. There are two main sets of rules Ignatius gives us in his Spiritual Exercises. This first set of 14 rules is meant to give practical advice for times we find ourselves in spiritual desolation. Go to www.wordonfire.org/ignatius to watch Bishop Barron's full-length feature film for free during the 500th anniversary of St. Ignatius' conversion. Email us at...

Duration:00:35:23

RRR 026: Intro to Ignatian Prayer

10/15/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley discuss the Ignatian style of prayer, in which God meets our story through an encounter in Scripture. St. Ignatius suggests a simple model of "be aware, understand, act" as a means to help us in our prayer with the Lord. Go to www.wordonfire.org/ignatius to watch Bishop Barron's full-length feature film for free during the 500th anniversary of St. Ignatius' conversion. Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with questions, episode suggestions, prayer...

Duration:00:36:53

RRR 025: Emotions

10/8/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley talk about emotions, including emotional attunement, emotional regulation, and the six things every child needs from their parents. How are emotions relevant to our prayer life? Does the Church have anything to say on emotions? Take a listen to find out! Resources: Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with questions, episode suggestions, prayer intentions- you name it! Please also subscribe to our podcast, leave a rating, and share it with a friend. Thank you...

Duration:00:35:24

RRR 024: Christian Friendship

10/1/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley discuss the different types of friendship, focusing primarily on virtuous Christian friendship. In this type of friendship, we have our eyes set on the same horizon, the same goal: heaven. How do we begin to cultivate holy, Christian friendship? Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with questions, episode suggestions, prayer intentions- you name it! Please also subscribe to our podcast, leave a rating, and share it with a friend. Thank you so much for listening!...

Duration:00:38:49

RRR 023: Where Do We Go From Here? How to Grow into a Secure Attachment Style

9/17/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley end this series on Attachment Theory by discussing, where do we go from here? How do we move from an experience of an insecure attachment style to a posture of a secure attachment style? Freedom is possible, growth is real. Something that’s central to growth in our journey here from the perspective of the attachment styles is finding the freedom to love and be loved. Satan wants our story to have a certain meaning for us. He wants us to focus on the miserable,...

Duration:00:30:31

RRR 022: The Disorganized Attachment Style

9/10/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley talk about the disorganized attachment style, which is one of the four attachment styles within attachment theory. People who have a disorganized attachment style have a negative view of self and a negative view of others, they have a hard time believing they deserve love and that they’re worthy of love. They also don’t trust others or believe they would be willing or able to give them that love. They are able to find darkness and negativity wherever they go. Because of...

Duration:00:27:08

RRR 021: The Ambivalent Attachment Style

9/3/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley talk about the ambivalent attachment style, which is one of the four attachment styles within attachment theory. The ambivalently attached person tends to believe “I am not worthy of love, I am not capable of getting the love I need without being angry and clingy.” In regards to others, they tend to believe “others are capable of meeting my needs, but might not do so because of my flaws" and "others are trustworthy and reliable, but they might abandon me because of my...

Duration:00:47:15

RRR 020: The Avoidant Attachment Style

8/27/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley talk about the avoidant attachment style, which is one of the four attachment styles within attachment theory. Those with an avoidant attachment style believe "I am worthy of love and I am capable of getting the love and support I need," however they also believe others are either unwilling or incapable of loving them because they are untrustworthy. Others are not reliable when it comes to meeting the needs of an avoidantly attached person. Those with an avoidant...

Duration:00:42:17

RRR 019: The Secure Attachment Style

8/20/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley talk about the secure attachment style, which is one of the four attachment styles within attachment theory. Those with a secure attachment style believe "I am worthy of love and I am capable of getting the love and support I need." There is confidence and security within their own acceptance of themselves. They also believe "others are willing and able to love me as I am." In general, they trust others and know relationships to be safe places. Email us at...

Duration:00:44:28

RRR 018: How Our Attachment Style Affects Our Prayer

8/13/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley continue their discussion of attachment theory by looking at how our different attachment styles may affect our relationships, especially our prayer. When we have an insecure attachment style, our prayer life has the potential to cause doubt or fear in us based on the unpredictability of it. Much of our prayer turns into fighting the lie that God isn't who He says He is. Those with a secure attachment still have doubts and fears that come up at times, but they believe...

Duration:00:38:48

RRR 017: Intro to Attachment Theory

8/6/2021
We are back from our brief summer break! In this episode, Fr. Steve and Ashley discuss the basics of attachment theory- what it is and why it matters. This is the first episode in our new series delving into the different components of attachment theory and how our attachment style affects our relationships and prayer. There are four attachment styles: secure, avoidant, ambivalent, and disorganized. Much like our episodes on story and identity, we see how relationship is at the center of...

Duration:00:44:18

RRR 016: How to Forgive Ourselves

6/25/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley discuss how to forgive ourselves due to past regrets, mistakes, weaknesses, or temptations and how to show ourselves mercy in these places. They also discuss the difference between guilt and shame, and how shame has an integral role in preventing our self-forgiveness and forgiveness of others. Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with questions, episode topic suggestions, prayer intentions- you name it! Please also subscribe to our podcast, leave a rating, and...

Duration:00:37:00

RRR 015: How to Forgive Others

6/18/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley discuss forgiveness- what it is and what it is not, as well as the difference between reconciliation and forgiveness. We can only forgive by grace because Jesus forgives us first! So how do we begin to forgive? Listen for more! Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with questions, episode topic suggestions, prayer intentions- you name it! Please also subscribe to our podcast, leave a rating, and share it with a friend. Thank you so much for listening! God...

Duration:00:45:00

RRR 014: Identity Part III: Renouncing Lies and Claiming Truths

6/11/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley conclude the series on identity by discussing how to reconcile the different sources of our identity in order to become our true selves. By virtue of our baptism, we can call upon the name of Jesus to help us renounce lies and claim truths related to our identity. Take a listen to learn more! Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with questions, episode topic suggestions, prayer intentions- you name it! Please also subscribe to our podcast, leave a rating, and...

Duration:00:36:32

RRR 013: Identity Part II: Who Does The World Say That I Am?

6/4/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley continue their discussion on identity, this time looking to the areas we find our false identities that are not rooted in the Lord by asking the question, "Who does the world say that I am?" Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with questions, episode topic suggestions, prayer intentions- you name it! Please also subscribe to our podcast, leave a rating, and share it with a friend. Thank you so much for listening! God bless.

Duration:00:38:36

RRR 012: Identity Part I: Who Do You Say That I Am?

5/28/2021
Fr. Steve and Ashley talk about the origins of our true identity, looking to the Father and asking, "who do you say that I am?" We'll be looking at two of the main areas the Lord bestows our identity upon us: Creation and Baptism. Email us at ashley@rootedinthereallyreal.com with questions, episode topic suggestions, prayer intentions- you name it! Please also subscribe to our podcast, leave a rating, and share it with a friend. Thank you so much for listening! God bless.

Duration:00:33:39