Super Soul Sunday
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Author Sarah Ban Breathnach says she experienced a fall, but never a fall from grace, after losing millions. Watch as she tells Oprah how she's doing today, and find out what she says her great spiritual takeaway is from this experience.
What is Sarah Ban Breathnach's definition of soul? Whom would she most like to thank and forgive? Sarah and Oprah discuss life's big questions, and Sarah completes some of Oprah's sentences in a thought-provoking exercise. Plus, watch Sarah explain what she thinks the greatest gift Apple's Steve Jobs left behind is.
Spend a few minutes taking in the simplicity of surf and sand at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Let the subtle breeze and gentle sway of the waves remind you to treasure what Sarah Ban Breathnach and Oprah call "simple abundance," the practice of being thankful for the beauty that surrounds us every day. Take in the sandy shores and reflect on what you're grateful for in this moment.
In an all-new "Super Soul Sunday," DeVon Franklin, a Hollywood executive who does double duty as a preacher, shares his advice on achieving success without losing yourself. The Produced by Faith author talks with Oprah about how he balances his Hollywood life with his faith.
Preacher and Hollywood producer DeVon Franklin says we can all look at life as a movie, with God as our director. All great stories, he says, also include conflict. Find out what two things you can control in the face of adversity and why Oprah wants everyone to take note.
Preacher and Hollywood producer DeVon Franklin says no movie makes it to the big screen without a development stage. To develop the movie of your own life, you have to grow. Watch as he explains how to get clarity on the intention of your life and tune out others who try to dictate your story.
Success isn't about money, fame or power. In fact, DeVon Franklin says, it resides in your very core. Watch as he explains his definition of success and the telltale signs that you've arrived in life.
In DeVon Franklin's opinion, what is the soul? Where does he find himself most at peace? What does prayer truly mean to him? Watch as Oprah and DeVon, a preacher and Hollywood producer, discuss life's big questions and what he knows for sure.
In his book, Produced by Faith, DeVon Franklin says the movie of your life has no story without great characters. He says he's always had a strong supporting cast, and it's about to get bigger when he weds actress Meagan Good. Watch as he opens up about how they worked to create a solid foundation for their marriage with counseling from Bishop T.D. Jakes.
Spend some time among the artful bonsai trees at the Chicago Botanic Garden and think about the power you have to shape your own life. "Bonsai," which means "tray planting" in Japanese, is an art form that celebrates patience and refinement over a period of time. Be inspired to do the same in your life.
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