Lay down on the ground and breathe in deeply. Imagine that you have just been formed from the rich, dark garden soil of Eden and the breath you breathe is the breath of God. Do this for three minutes.
Ragan Sutterfield is a writer and Episcopal seminarian sojourning from his native Arkansas in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of This is My Body: From Obesity to Ironman, My Journey Into the True Meaning of Flesh, Spirit, and Deeper Faith (Convergent/Random House 2015).