14 episodes

Today is the day you vow to follow your heart and not your fear. If only it were that easy! The Courageous Voice podcast chronicles international artists, creatives, plus a handful of scientists, and their stories of fear, courageousness and creativity. Hosted by singer, storyteller and self-proclaimed joy spreader, Chanda Rule, The Courageous Voice inspires us to share our voices courageously in spite of our fears through courageous conversation and community.

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Today is the day you vow to follow your heart and not your fear. If only it were that easy! The Courageous Voice podcast chronicles international artists, creatives, plus a handful of scientists, and their stories of fear, courageousness and creativity. Hosted by singer, storyteller and self-proclaimed joy spreader, Chanda Rule, The Courageous Voice inspires us to share our voices courageously in spite of our fears through courageous conversation and community.

    Episode 14: Debbie Bronkema | The Courageous Voice

    Episode 14: Debbie Bronkema | The Courageous Voice

    “Creativity is a spiritual act…”
    -Debbie Bronkema
     
    Meet Debbie. Pastor, writer, author, and worship leader of connect.faith, an online faith community that explores questioning and growing at the intersections of creativity, spirituality and justice. Enjoy our conversation on building online communities, connecting through creativity and writing, and her new book, “Writing Toward Wholeness: Exploring creativity and spirituality”.
     
    In this episode we chat about
    Connect.Faith
    Finding sacred community through creativity
    Building community online
    Creative writing as a spiritual practice
    Intentionality
    Using fiction to tell our own stories
    Starting your first book
     
    Connect with Debbie at www.debbiebronkema.com and on Facebook and Instagram @debbiebronkema. You can also connect with her through Pleasantville Presbyterian Church where she is a pastor, http://www.pvillepresby.org, or at connect.faith. 

    • 34 min
    Episode 13: Osian Roberts | The Courageous Voice

    Episode 13: Osian Roberts | The Courageous Voice

    "The point is to aim towards perfectionism, it's not to actually reach it...why would anyone expect to be perfect at something they can't do and succeed straight away?"
    - Osian Roberts
     
    Settle in to this open, honest, sometimes funny, and often vulnerable conversation about living a creative life with Osian Roberts, saxophonist, composer and arranger, as we chat about his journey from visual art, to acting, to music -- and finding the point of it all, through success, failure, and the steps in between.
     
    In this episode we talk about:
    - the creative life
    - challenges of perfectionism
    - talent, skills and hard work
    - Self learning
    - fearing failure
    - choosing the creative path you love vs the one you are naturally good at
    - finding creative balance
     
    Connect with Osian on his website, www.osianrobertsjazz.com
    You can also find him on Spotify, Facebook @osianroberts, and Instagram @osianrobertstenor
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    Today is the day you vow to follow your heart and not your fear. If only it were that easy! The Courageous Voice podcast chronicles international artists, creatives, plus a handful of scientists, and their stories of fear, courageousness and creativity. Hosted by singer, storyteller and self-proclaimed joy spreader, Chanda Rule, The Courageous Voice inspires us to share our voices courageously in spite of our fears through courageous conversation and community.

    • 40 min
    Episode 12: JG Danso | The Courageous Voice

    Episode 12: JG Danso | The Courageous Voice

    Excerpt from JG Danso's new book, "A Thousand Ships":
    Remember this,
    I am the birth of pride
    left battered on the Hudson tide
    Get up, it's time to march
    for me
    - JG Danso
     
    Dive in to this courageous and inspiring conversation with queer poet, mom, intersectional equalities advisor, and human resources expert JG Danso as we discuss her new book, her writing process, and how she uses storytelling to empower and share experiences of intersectional queerness over generations.
     
    In this episode, we chat about:
    - Queer intersectional organizing and creative writing
    - Marsha P Johnson
    - Finding the time for writing
    - Getting inspiration from visual art and collaborating with other artists
    - Healing through writing
    - Creating with our whole selves
    - Hint.Wien and Vienna's Queer Writer's Circle
     
    Find JG Danso at @jgdanso on IG or at jgdanso.net
    You can also find her book in Vienna at Hartley Books, All Books, Yellow Books, Löwenherz, Orlando Books and Chick Lit.

    • 43 min
    Episode 11: Denise Van De Cruze | The Courageous Voice

    Episode 11: Denise Van De Cruze | The Courageous Voice

    On activism:
    "Wherever I am, I'm going to do work...I can be in the most comfortable place and I will find the most vulnerable people, and identify heavily with them, and I will do work on their behalf because I see that as being on my behalf as well."
    - Denise Van de Cruze
     
    Fill up on this empowering conversation with Denise Van de Cruze, social justice advocate, world traveler, owner of Vienna-based queer cafe Villa Vida, and self-proclaimed nerd activist for the people.
     
    In this episode, we chat about:
    - Finding places to be of service
    - Social justice
    - Parenting by example
    - The necessity of community
    - Living your values
    - Social joy
    - Black stories and the Black Austria Project

     

    Find Denise at villavida.at or @miasolista on IG and Twitter. 
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    Today is the day you vow to follow your heart and not your fear. If only it were that easy! The Courageous Voice podcast chronicles international artists, creatives, plus a handful of scientists, and their stories of fear, courageousness and creativity. Hosted by singer, storyteller and self-proclaimed joy spreader, Chanda Rule, The Courageous Voice inspires us to share our voices courageously in spite of our fears through courageous conversation and community.

    • 33 min
    Episode 10: Salem Islas Madlo

    Episode 10: Salem Islas Madlo

    "When I finally got on the other side of actually having the courage to let go, I realized, on the other side, was my authentic self."
    - Salem Islas Madlo
     
    Get ready to be inspired with Salem Islas Madlo, poet, educator, mom, coach and art therapist, as we chat about the power of the present moment and finding the authentic self on the other side of surrender.
     
    In this episode we talk about:
    - Poetry
    - Finding power in the fragments
    - Writer's Block
    - Healing our inner (and outer) artist
    - Mental Health
    - The Deep Wild Nature
     
    Connect with Salem on her website, www.deepwildcoaching.com
    You can also find her on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Clubhouse @deepwildcoaching. 
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    Today is the day you vow to follow your heart and not your fear. If only it were that easy! The Courageous Voice podcast chronicles international artists, creatives, plus a handful of scientists, and their stories of fear, courageousness and creativity. Hosted by singer, storyteller and self-proclaimed joy spreader, Chanda Rule, The Courageous Voice inspires us to share our voices courageously in spite of our fears through courageous conversation and community.

    • 28 min
    Episode 9: Lindsey Turner | The Courageous Voice

    Episode 9: Lindsey Turner | The Courageous Voice

    "One of the biggest arguments against astrology is that it was the language of the angels...given to women. Therefore it was heresy because it was a women's practice..."
    - Bad Pastor
     
    It's astrology time! Get into this conversation with non-binary, queer astrologer and pastor Rev. Lindsey, aka Bad Pastor as we explore astrology, faith, self care and their new course, Maker of the Bear, Astrology School for Good Heretics.

    In this episode we talk about:
    - Career restarts - Astrology & Christianity
    - Being a Good Heretic
    - Self Care & Community
     
    Maker of the Bear: Astrology School for Good Heretics meets Wednesdays July 20 - August 17. Find details on Rev. Lindsey's blog and register at badpastor.me. 
     
    Connect with Rev. Lindsey on their website www.badpastor.me and @bad.pastor on Instagram and @bad_pastor_ on Twitter.
     

    Today is the day you vow to follow your heart and not your fear. If only it were that easy! The Courageous Voice podcast chronicles international artists, creatives, plus a handful of scientists, and their stories of fear, courageousness and creativity. Hosted by singer, storyteller and self-proclaimed joy spreader, Chanda Rule, The Courageous Voice inspires us to share our voices courageously in spite of our fears through courageous conversation and community.

    • 25 min

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