This podcast episode is Part 1 of the Eckhardt Mission Series 2018. The Rev. Mary C. Earle, a distinguished professor of Spirituality, author, accomplished speaker, and spiritual director. She is an Episcopal priest, poet, author, spiritual director and retreat leader. Until her retirement, she taught classes in spirituality for the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. Mary has authored nine books on the spirituality of living with illness, rule of life, Celtic Christian spirituality, the Desert Mothers, and Julian of Norwich.