An honest discussion of the human spirit, the value of a positive attitude, and how strength can be found in the weakest of places. This podcast journey will take you beyond your comfort zone to where you start to really learn about yourself and your ability to navigate seemingly impassable waters. We will discuss times where my disability (CMT) has empowered me to learn about strength. We will have guests on this podcast who are champions of overcoming adversity and making the world shine brighter. And, we will help you to start to see your challenges as your greatest gifts. Jonah Berger is a 48 year old youth director and motivational speaker. He works with kids and adults who deal with disabilities. He is a husband, a father, an author, a drummer, a leg brace wearer and an observer of life. Jonah uses his own disability to help listeners learn more about their own challenges and how to use them as strengths. Come take a walk with Jonah down the path of perspective that will leave you thinking and smiling.
The Ranch of Tall Tales
Today y'all, we meet my dear old friend and self-made path paver, Susan Mooney. Susan and her husband Pat are parents to Ross who is a young adult with a disability. In order to meet his adult needs for community and support, they are creating a Ranch that will truly help to break down the walls between the disability community and the general public. These are people who weren't finding what they needed for him and so they decided to create it themselves. Don't miss this amazing story of being the change you wish to see in the world. www.talltalesranch.org
On Again, Off Again
Last week we talked with Karel Horney, time to meet her son and my old friend Adam Horney! He is an amazing man who loves country music, law enforcement, and the Lord. His authenticity and boundless heart will leave you charmed and inspired. Come sit in on this discussion of what matters most with an expert in the field!
Today we sit down with my old friend, and long ago boss, and author, and rockstar Karel Horney. She has battled eating disorders, despression, and alcoholism for most of her life, and in the process she started and grew one of the best non-profits serving children and families with disabilities. She has been to hell and back again a few times and is here to tell of the journey. A difficult journey that ends with grace and beauty.
Attack of the Beta Cells
Today we meet Ricky Taylor, Type 1 diabetic, 4th Degree Blackbelt Sensei and amazing human spirit. We talk about how diabetes affects your day to day life and how losing his vision in one eye only increased his determination towards sucess. The more you hear from this man, the more you want to hear. Don't miss this chance to learn about the Shivalrous Knight from Boogie Down Brooklyn.
Did you hear about the Cantor's wife???
Today, we meet Jonah's Aunt Tina and go for the long journey from marriage to a cantor, to divorce, to losing a child, to loving another woman, to cancer, and back again. The wisdom and honesty of this amazing woman will inspire all who come to listen. It is amazing what we can survive and also the wingspan we form to fly out of the ashes. You do not want to miss this amazing conversation.
Today my old and dear friends Dave & Jeremy join us on the show for a long and interesting chat. We cover everything from favorite drinks to the scientific view of the pandemic to race and faith relations to the joys and trials of being gay in our culture to the benefits of copius parmasean on your speghetti. These two guys are walking talking examples of the greatness of difference. Don't miss this charming duo and the pursuit of truth!
From a school nurse
I can’t wait to share this podcast with everyone! What great perspective and voice. I love it!
Fresh perspective, when we need it the most!
Jonah has a comfort in talking about challenges in life that is admirable. I learn a little bit more about myself with each show. I am so thankful for his perspective on life at a time when the world needs some positivity to focus on.
Truly inspiring podcast that EVERYONE should listen too
JB and I have been friends now for 4 years now but he’s one of those people who you feel like you’ve known for forever because he is always putting such a positive spin on things that happen to us throughout our lives and his podcast “He Walks Like A Cowboy” is a beautiful replication of that:) being able to listen to Jonah’s podcast truly puts the biggest smile on my face EVERY SINGLE TIME! You should listen to it if you are in need of some positivity and smiles, CAN YA DIG IT🤍