115 episodes

Calling all square pegs to leverage their inner weirdo and make the world a better place.

Isle of Misfits podcast Nancy Carmichael

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Calling all square pegs to leverage their inner weirdo and make the world a better place.

    Jeane Burgess Waking Up And Abounding In Hope

    Jeane Burgess Waking Up And Abounding In Hope

    Publicist, podcaster and all around ENCOURAGER Jeane Burgess is back on the Isle to share about her journey of healing and abounding in HOPE.
    We cover a LOT, from waking up to decluttering and getting things in order, to looking back to move forward and what it actually looks like to to ABOUND IN HOPE.
    This conversation is one you'll want to listen to more than once, It's that good.

    Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

    Catch Jeane's last podcast with us on the Isle here:
    https://isleofmisfits.com/2023/03/17/podcast-jean-burgess-coach-consultant-creative-encourager/

    Follow Jeane
    On Insta: jeaneburgess
    On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jeanewynn

    Follow Isle of Misfits
    On Insta: the_original_misfit
    website: Isleofmisfits.com

    • 48 min
    Arlene Pelicane & Love Beyond Words

    Arlene Pelicane & Love Beyond Words

    It's all about love here on the Isle today. Yes sir. Cause not only is it St. Valentine's Day (yep, better get to Walgreen's pretty quick, it's sure to be slim pickins by now), it's also National Marriage Week! Yes, indeed it is. And we've got Arlene Pellicane here to celebrate it with us. Yes, we sure do!

    If you're married, this is for you.

    If you're not married, don't run away now, this is also for you.

    Cause Arlene is just plain fun. And encouraging. And she shares some brilliantly practical stuff that can help just about any relationship become that much richer. Plus we play a really excellent Stupid Game: Weird Wedding Edition that you won't want to miss. I'm not kidding. I never kid about Stupid Games.

    For great relationship resources, check out:
    https://www.nationalmarriageweekusa.org/

    About Today's Guest:
    Arlene Pellicane is a top marriage and parenting author and speaker. She has appeared on several media outlets like the Today Show, Wall Street Journal, Focus on the Family, Fox & Friends, TLC’s Home Made Simple, FamilyLife Today, and The 700 Club. She’s also the host of the Happy Home podcast and the author of several books including 31 Days to a Happy Husband, and 31 Days to Becoming a Happier Wife. She is married to James, her husband of more than 25 years, and they have three children - Ethan, Noelle and Lucy.... and one Golden Doodle named Winston.

    Learn more about Arlene at: https://arlenepellicane.com

    For great podcasts like these, and more Misfit fun, visit:
    isleofmisfits.com

    • 21 min
    Blaine Eldredge: The Paradise King

    Blaine Eldredge: The Paradise King

    Blaine Eldredge, author, teacher, and builder of platforms to help the church thrive in late modernity (oh yes, and son of John and Stasi Eldredge of Wild at Heart Ministries, in case you were wondering) joins us on the Isle to talk about... well, everything. That is, the spectacular future of everything, as described in his new book "The Paradise King".

    If that wasn't enough, there's even a poetry slam, Stupid Game style. We won't give it away, as it must be heard to be believed but we will say this much.
    Emily Dickinson.
    Gilligan's Island.

    It does not disappoint.

    Get the book, and find out more about Blaine here:
    https://www.blaineeldredge.com/

    Learn a wee bit about the Trivium here (cause it comes up in the convo):https://classicalconversations.com/blog/what-is-the-trivium/

    Listen to Blaine read excerpts on the Wild at Heart Podcast:
    https://wildatheart.org/rhplay/podcast/wild-heart/paradise-king-part-3

    A really thought provoking article by Blaine:
    https://www.andsonsmagazine.com/inspiration/things-i-hope-in-more-than-god

    Visit us here for more Misfit fun for Everyone!
    isleofmisfits.com

    • 59 min
    Amanda Barratt: The Warsaw Sisters... & a moment of clarity

    Amanda Barratt: The Warsaw Sisters... & a moment of clarity

    Christie Award-winning author Amanda Barratt graces us once again with a visit to the Isle to talk about her latest book "The Warsaw Sisters", based on true events around the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in World War Two. She is a meticulous researcher and masterful writer... and full of profound insights far beyond her young years. Mostly, she has a way, through her story telling to illuminate the parallels of our human condition that transcend moments in history.
    This is an amazing, and thought provoking conversation you won't want to miss!

    Learn more about Amanda Barratt here:
    https://amandabarratt.net
    (note I got it WRONG in the podcast outro, it's not .com!)

    For more Misift fun, visit us here:
    https://isleofmisfits.com/

    • 46 min
    Michael Guillen Let Creation Speak!

    Michael Guillen Let Creation Speak!

    Dr. G is in the Misfit house! Again!
    Wonders never cease.
    And speaking of wonders, that's what he's here to talk about: the wonders of creation,
    in his new book "Let Creation Speak! 100 Invitations to Awe and Wonder (to be read with equal enthusiasm to his rendition...
    which you will hear when you listen to our conversation), filled with fantastic facts about the world we live in.

    On the off chance you've never heard of him (where have you been?... not that we're judging you, here's just a very little bit of his bio, to help you understand what a big deal, and a great treat for us misfits) it is to have him with us!

    MICHAEL GUILLEN BIO:
    An an award-winning physics instructor at Harvard University,

    Dr. G is known and loved by millions as the ABC News Science Editor, a post he filled for fourteen years (1988-2002). He appeared regularly on Good Morning America, 20/20, Nightline and World News Tonight. He also hosted Where Did It Come From?, a weekly, one-hour primetime series for The History Channel. He is a three-time Emmy Award winner and a member of the renowned Explorers Club.

    Currently Dr. G is president of Spectacular Science Productions and Spectacular Science Foundation. He’s presently developing a number of television and movie projects. He speaks all over the world and provides science-related commentary pieces for Fox News.

    LINKS:
    DR. G'S WEBSITE: https://michaelguillen.com/
    Find him on Facebook, Insta & X: @michaelguillenphd


    Listen to his last convo on Isle of Misfits: https://isleofmisfits.com/2021/08/11/podcast-believing-is-seeing-with-dr-michael-guillen/


    Check out isleofmisfits.com for great podcasts like these, and more misfit fun!

    • 58 min
    Garry Ingraham

    Garry Ingraham

    Garry Ingraham, CEO and founder of Love and Truth Network, joins us to share a bit of his compelling story, hope for those struggling with identity... and a few fun facts about Binghamton, NY.

    • 47 min

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