The Walk

The Walk

Hosted by: Fr. Roderick Vonhögen

A weekly walk with Fr. Roderick during which he shares his thoughts as a priest on the struggles and challenges as well as the joys and surprises of day-to-day life.

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Episodes

The Walk: About Hobbits, Gardeners and Architects

I often dream of living like a Hobbit. A life in which the only thing I have to worry about is which meal comes next, or in which I only have to follow a wizard and a bunch of dwarves on an adventure. But in reality,...
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The Walk: What LEGO Taught Me About Pentecost

After the first LEGO movie came out, I was so inspired that I created a short animated video with Lego minifigures in which I explained the meaning of Pentecost. It was an instant hit and was viewed hundreds of...
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The Walk: How Intermittent Fasting Helps Me Become a Storm Trooper

I share my personal journey of joining the 501st Star Wars cosplay group, along with my commitment to becoming a healthier individual. I share how intermittent fasting not only helps me lose weight, but also reminds...
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The Walk: How a Zoo Visit Made Me Rethink My Workflow

On Monday, I got a tour behind the scenes of the Tropical Reef Aquarium of Burger's Zoo in Arnhem. It was a fascinating experience. Our guide explained how the zoo makes its own, high quality sea water, eight million...
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The Walk: How To Have Engaging Conversations With Total Strangers

Last weekend I spent two full days at the biggest fantasy and costuming festival in Europe: Elfia. In this episode of the Walk, I share how over the years, I have managed to overcome my social restraints and how I'm...
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The Walk: Masking and Unmasking

I recently discovered why social activities often wear me out: in many situations, I feel that I have to 'put on my happy face' instead of being fully myself. It is an ingrained habit of 'masking', and I have noticed...
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The Walk: How to 'sit' with your emotions

I was staring at the shelves of my fridge. What would I eat? I couldn't decide, and for a reason: I had just had dinner an hour before. And yet, I had felt this urge to grab a snack even though I wasn't hungry at all....
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The Walk: Exciting Steps Forward

In this first episode of The Walk of the second quarter of the year, I look back on all the developments of my online ministry since the start of 2024 and I share with you the exciting next steps I am taking to...
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The Walk: How To Best Serve You

I recorded this episode of the Walk at the start of Holy Week, and I share with you some thoughts on how I hope to better serve you and the rest of my followers after Easter. In the premium part of the show, available...
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The Walk: What To Do With Your Weekends (And What Not To Do)

In this episode of the Walk I share with you an insight that transformed the way I experience and organize my weekends. In the premium part of the show, I talk about the structure of my next book and how it reflects...
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The Walk: The Value Of Our Short Journey Through Life

We are at the half-way point of Lent. A good moment to assess where we are in our journey towards Easter. I share how an animation series helped me realize how little we know of each other's journey through life. In...
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The Walk: Nurture Your Dreams

In this episode of the Walk I catch you up after a very busy week and I share with you how I was reminded not to give up on my dreams. In the premium part of the Walk, available to my patrons, I talk about my plans...
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