Means of Grace: Heart Math Stress Guided Meditation

March 30, 2020

Heart Math Stress Guided Meditation - Episode No. 18

Rev. Ashley Pickerel Thomas leads a Heart Math stress reduction mediation on Special Care Focus: Coronavirus (Technique for Reducing and Overcoming Fear). For this meditation, the care focus is replacing fear with Intelligent concern. The tool is intentionally simple but effective.

Show Notes - Episode 18

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Ashley Thomas, ordained elder in the Western North Carolina Conference. Currently serving in two ministry capacities:

The first is as a clergy coach with Passion In Partnership. In this role she has the opportunity to invest and work with clergy across several different conferences, largely in the Southeastern Jurisdiction, helping to cultivate life-long fruitful ministry and resilient leaders. 

Additionally, she serves as the Missioner for School of the Spirit, a contemplative practice-based spiritual formation experience for clergy and lay ministry professionals. In this role she is a storyteller and advocate of the transformative nature of this program and is currently developing second-mile mentoring for alumni, helping contemplative spiritual formation practices take root in the local church. 

In her favorite moments, you will find her either on a trip to some place new or in her flower garden at home, both of which she enjoys with her favorite person, her husband, A.J.


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