Women in Our Lives are Saying Something: #MeToo

Women in Our Lives are Saying Something: #MeToo

When people who are hurting speak, it’s important to listen.

There is another pain point on the forefront of our society right now.  Women who have been the victim of sexual predators.

Over the last few years, there have been major pain points coming up in our society, gun violence, racism, people of color being systematically killed, and much more.  I’m sure you all could name quite a few...

Surviving Family Holidays After the Election or Anytime!

Surviving Family Holidays After the Election or Anytime!

Surviving Family Holidays After the Election or Anytime!

I sent this out to the CounterCulture Society citizens and the Losers who subscribe to our weekly email this week.  I thought it could broadly help someone else out there as well.  Comedy and seriousness combined often get me through it all...

Loser Stories: Indianapolis: Ron Smith

Loser Stories: Indianapolis: Ron Smith

Losing Our Religion is a podcast framed around human stories, losing religion, and letting go of ideologies that divide us from one another. Oh, and drinking together.  This is Ron Smith's story, written by Ron himself.

I was nine when we attended our first service, and the reason we started going is my great-grandmother gave my mother, who is quite cynical towards organized religion, a severe guilt trip about going to church...

65,000 Downloads Today and My Emotional Thoughts About It.

65,000 Downloads Today and My Emotional Thoughts About It.

When we started this podcast less than a year ago.  NEVER did I imagine that we would have this far a reach.  I am enjoying the ride, and it's you that keeps the ride enjoyable.  I have always been a person that goes from one thing to the next with relative ease.  Except when it came to leaving institutional church, never did I know the depths of where it would take me in actually losing my religion as well.

Losing Valentines Day

Losing Valentines Day

Valentine's Day has always been awkward for my wife and I.  I've always been the holiday worshipper in our relationship.  The one who decorates for Christmas fusses about what we're doing for Thanksgiving.  Even giving my wife a card on Mother's Day WHEN SHE IS NOT A MOM!

An Experience of Common Humanity

An Experience of Common Humanity

Our recent show guest Laird Young (EPISODE 017) sent me this article this morning.  His only description of it, "Short and perfect!"

It was written by Palestinian-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, which makes it such a wonderful read for us in this season of terrorism.  Her experience at her airport gate A-4 is a beautiful representation of common humanity in real life...