Jen Reyneri, Founder of Word Traveling, has been around the world with her family and invites you to travel along as she and her special guests challenge you to live a life of faith and adventure in whatever season is upon you. Unpack creative strategies to afford travel and discover the many blessings arising from living a lifestyle of journey, especially in homeschool.
Destination: Inspiration Episode 12- Who was Maya Angelou? A Tribute to The Phenomenal Woman
If you can get through the echo (I'm working on it- LOL) in my latest podcast, I know you'll be blessed to hear the words of this phenomenal woman, Maya Angelou. I'm sure you'll find her life and words inspirational for you and your homeschool! Scroll below for some inspiring video footage of Maya Angelou. Click the little grey arrow at the bottom to listen!
Outside of scripture, my grandma, my fourth grade teacher Mr. Freesman, and my friend/ fellow poet and co-author of my new Words With Wings Poetry Curriculum, De, Maya Angelou is the biggest inspiration for my words. Ever.
What is the craziest is how she had SO many roles- like me. I guess it's the life of a poet. Or a Renaissance Woman. Funny, a friend gave my that title of Renaissance Woman years ago, and it's just stuck. Felt right. After I visited her website after her passing, diving deeper into Who Was Maya Angelou, I see those words. Right there. Global Renaissance Woman.
Here's a screenshot and link straight to her page.
While my words are not known globally like hers, I pray that someday they will impact as many as hers did. And I pray you find a bit of inspiration on today's poetic tribute to the life of a truly Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou. Global Renaissance Woman.
As promised, I'll share some of the links I mention in the podcast below. Here's a link and a free download to the poem, #Reset I read and wrote just a few weeks before her passing.
Blessings for your journey, and may your words take flight.
An except from the 1993 Inaugural Poem of President Bill Clinton, On the Pulse of Morning:
(Courtesy, William J. Clinton Presidential Library.)
"Here on the pulse of this new day
You may have the grace to look up and out
And into your sister's eyes,
Into your brother's face, your country
And say simply
"The People's Poet"- CBS News
Phenomenal Woman- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeFfhH83_RE
And Still I Rise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqOqo50LSZ0
Destination: Inspiration Episode # 007: Thriving. With Crystal Paine, Money Saving Mom
Crystal Paine from Money Saving Mom joins Jen Reyneri on the program today to talk about moving away from an overwhelming life and moving on to a life of writing and travel. Hear some of Jen's tips and Crystal's most inventive ways to manage and save money so that you can experience travel and taking steps to having more personal enjoyment in your everyday life. Visit more of Jen's adventure community at Word Traveling.
Destination:Inspiration Episode # 006: YES! you can Homeschool with a Traveling Dad
Jen Reyneri speaks today with husband Luis and Dan Morris of Blogging Concentrated to hear what life is like with a traveling husband homeschool dad. Find out useful internet activities that kids can do while traveling. Hear some tips and tricks on how to keep your kids safe on the internet, while allowing them to have fun at the same time. Visit more of Jen's adventure community at Word Traveling.
Destination:Inspiration Podcast Episode # 009- Learning with LEGO robotics
Jen Reyneri speaks with Stacy Jones on this episode about First Lego League Robotics, which serves to teach children about building and designing robotics. Hear about this innovative activity and what it takes to put a team together. Kids learn how to design, build and have fun competing with custom-designed Legos. Through sharing, learning and teamwork, homeschoolers benefit and kids learn a valuable skill. Visit more of Jen's adventure community at Word Traveling.
Enjoy the video my awesome winning Lego robotics team, the Technados created this year !
Destination:Inspiration Podcast Episode #008, Paradise Praises from Mexico- a SURPRISE
Joining Jen Reyneri on this edition of Destination Inspiration is Katie Horner from Paradise Praises, and also a radio host on the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network. Katie is a missionary to Mexico who speaks about growing homeschooling in Spanish-speaking areas. Hear about the blessings and benefits of speaking another language and using that for personal growth and enrichment. Visit more of Jen's adventure community at Word Traveling.
You'll surely be blessed as we dedicate this episode as a virtual baby shower for Katie!
Destination:Inspiration Podcast Episode #005- Homeschooling Today Magazine
On this edition of the show, Jen Reyneri speaks with homeschool graduate Ashley Wiggers from Homeschool Today Magazine and Geography Matters. Ashley speaks about her experience growing up and learning while traveling. Jen and Ashley discuss their love of learning, the importance of being hands-on with learning and experiencing the enjoyment of learning by experience. Visit more of Jen's adventure community at Word Traveling.