#37: Emotions and what to do with them (with Marc Alan Schelske)

The economy of intimacy is emotional exchange. If I can’t be present to my emotions I don’t have the capacity to be intimate with anyone. Not myself, not my wife, not my kids and not God.
— Marc Alan Schelske

“The Wisdom of your Heart” by Marc Alan Schelske has been one of the most important books for me in the last few years. In this interview Marc shared his story with me about being a very performance driven pastor and the effect that had on his family, his church and ultimately his mental and emotional health. We talked about why we have emotions at all, what purpose they serve and how to learn to listen to them.


The Wisdom of Your Heart: Discovering the God-Given Purpose and Power of Your Emotions, by Marc Alan Schelske
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