Episodes of my podcast series: 99 - a Weekly 9-Minute Spiritual Journey
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What Are You Waiting to Create?

This entry is part 4 of 24 in the series 99: a journey

Do you want to know what Maya Angelou, the great poet, says about you? She said, “…we are all created creative and we can invent new scenarios as frequently as they are needed.” Did you hear that? Maya Angelou, one of the greatest minds of all time, Poet Laureate of the United States, says that YOU

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Our Power and Our Privilege

This entry is part 5 of 24 in the series 99: a journey

Have you ever heard the saying, “there are no mistakes.” Or put another way, “there’s a reason for everything.” I’m of two minds when it comes to this episode’s theme, which is, the all-powerful force that puts you in a certain place at a certain time, and has you facing whatever it is that you’re facing.

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The One Thing You Can Really Control

This entry is part 6 of 24 in the series 99: a journey

What is your biggest wish? Go ahead, think for a second. I’ll wait. Now, if someone who knows you well wrote your obituary today, would anything about that wish be in there?  The kind of wishes we’re talking about today are the kind that you’d probably want to show up there.  Now it’s none of my

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When We’re in Pain, Joy is Still There

This entry is part 23 of 24 in the series 99: a journey

The theme for this episode is ecstasy, joy and expansiveness… I love joy. And let’s face it, ecstasy is in a league of its own… expansiveness, yes, please.  Here’s the sticky part though. As I release these episodes, I’ve made a commitment to bringing you one every week reliably. If this series is a pilgrimage, each

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Recent Episodes of my Podcast. Interviews, random musings.

Meet Ebony Janice: What I Learned about White Supremacy Culture

This summer, I had the privilege of meeting a visionary. Ebony Janice is self-described Womanist, Scholar, Activist, Teacher, Author, Student, Artist, Preacher, Transformational Speaker, Content Creator, Healer.  More than just self-described, I can attest that those labels don’t begin to capture the energy, conviction, and what I would describe as a fierce joy radiating from this woman. Ebony

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“Immigrant”: What’s in a name?

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Immigration

This is the first in a 5-part series about immigration: the issue, and the very real human stories behind that issue. Inspired by work in a course called Promised Lands and Immigrants for my Master of Divinity degree at Starr King School for Ministry, I wanted to engage further with this subject. Today, I’d like to unpack

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