conversations with artists and makers, activists and philosophers: people who think deeply about the world and who seek to change it. people who have found it within them to go beyond: the norm, the expected, the status quo. to take what is inside of them and bring it bravely and boldly into his world.
rob bell: on staying curious, finding your joy and the miracle of the universe
rob bell is a speaker, podcaster and author of ten books including several new york times bestsellers and his most recent, “everything is spiritual.” his podcast – the robcast – was named by iTunes best of 2015. he’s been profiled in The New Yorker, toured with Oprah and in 2011, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
some things we talk about: finding your joy, the most brilliant response to fear. ever. how to use your imagination to create the life you long to live, the miracle of the universe, stepping into the mystery and dancing with the unknown
mia birdsong on "how we show up: reclaiming family, friendship and community"
mia birdsong is a pathfinder, activist, storyteller and author of "how we show up: reclaiming family, friendship, and community." in this episode we talk about: the american dream, toxic individualism and the power of community; what we value and why we better change it. now; finding agency in spaciousness (and how to create more spaciousness in a busy life); looking to the marginalized for freedom and why you only have to do your part.
morgan harper nichols: how art and truth took her from paycheck-to-paycheck to influencing millions
in this conversation with international phenom, morgan harper nichols, we talk about going from paycheck to paycheck to a business with employees, two books, multiple partnerships and a massive social media following, the role of intuition in her art and life, staying the course and how she keeps herself inspired, dealing with doubt, healing differences and how she defines success at this point in her career.
david whyte: the art of being human
david whyte is a poet and a philosopher. he is the author of nine books of poetry and four books of prose, including his two most recent books, the bell and the blackbird and consolations: the solace, nourishment and underlying meaning of everyday words.
some things we talk about:
how to break the surface conversation and enter into the one that belongs only to you, sense of humor as a spiritual discipline, the role of the body in art and how to come into the traumatized parts from your past, what it means to be a “real artist”
and being visible and vulnerable in your work and life.
why bother? discover the desire for what's next with jennifer louden
in jennifer louden's latest book, "why bother: discover the desire for what’s next," jen not only teaches us how to care again and follow our desires, but what it means to struggle through all of it. to claim our yes while mired in doubt and uncertainty. to lean into the unknown but not abandon our deepest longings.
belonging, creativity and a pathway home with toko-pa turner
toko-pa turner is the the author of the award-winning book "belonging: remembering ourselves home" as well as the founder of "dreamschool: weaving a living bridge to the otherworld." in toko-pa’s words, “in addition to tending dreams, my work focuses on restoring the feminine, reconciling paradox, elevating grief, and facilitating ritual.”
join us as we explore a pathway home.
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