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THINKING THURSDAY: If You Are Confused, You Are Still Free: Zac Gandara: David R. Hawkins

THINKING THURSDAY: If You Are Confused, You Are Still Free: Zac Gandara: David R. Hawkins

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

Growing up, I was told, "Satan is the author of confusion," that "There is only one truth." Perhaps that was incorrect? What do you think? Maybe it's time to put those teachings through our critical thinking machine?

EPISODE 191: Label Me an Atheist: Colleen Sullivan and Rebecca Comegys

EPISODE 191: Label Me an Atheist: Colleen Sullivan and Rebecca Comegys

Colleen and Rebecca grew up together in Fresno, California. Rebecca, attending an evangelical youth group, loved her Catholic friend Colleen and wanted to save her from the religiosity of Catholicism. Now they’re both proud atheists taking on the task of describing their atheism to others.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Why Gay Pride is Important for Straight People: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Why Gay Pride is Important for Straight People: Zac Gandara

Monday Meltdown is our weekly time to chat with each other. This week…

With the continual resurgence of a “straight pride month,” I’d like to talk about why gay pride is so crucial to straight people. What we can learn from it and why it should inspire all of us.

THINKING THURSDAY: What Make’s a Healthy Relationship?: Zac Gandara: Jen Moff: John Criscitello

THINKING THURSDAY: What Make’s a Healthy Relationship?: Zac Gandara: Jen Moff: John Criscitello

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

Former show guest John Criscitello posted an image about relationship mental health to kick off this June’s LGBT Pride Month. Originally posted by Jen Moff, we take a look at it and ask if it’s what we think healthy relationships are.

EPISODE 190: Cisgendered Heterosexuality Lies to the East: Or Does it?: Howie Echo-Hawk

EPISODE 190: Cisgendered Heterosexuality Lies to the East: Or Does it?: Howie Echo-Hawk

Howie Echo-Hawk is from rural Alaska, a citizen of the Pawnee Nation, growing up in Alaska with the Athabascan People. Indigenous, Non-binary, and good looking, they found a wonderfully open life after leaving YWAM (Youth with a Mission) and Christianity.

Howie is back. This time we’ve been hitting the “water” hard. They share their coming out story as well as their personal growth towards non-binary life. We also dive into some deep talks as the “water” gets stronger.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: What To Do When You Feel Tired, Uninspired, Wanting More?: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: What To Do When You Feel Tired, Uninspired, Wanting More?: Zac Gandara

Monday Meltdown is our weekly time to chat with each other. This week…

Transitions, transformation, change is hard. Far too often when we are struggling, we take on the cliché advice of people, gurus, or teachers that don’t understand the context and nuance of our specific situation. How do we hear and heal ourselves?

THINKING THURSDAY: Study Finds that Children Raised Without Religion Show More Empathy and Kindness: Dan Arel: Zac Gandara

THINKING THURSDAY: Study Finds that Children Raised Without Religion Show More Empathy and Kindness: Dan Arel: Zac Gandara

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

Former show guest Silas Lindenstein sent in an article entitled “Study finds that children raised without religion show more empathy and kindness.” We talk about and put it through the critical thinking machine.

EPISODE 189: On Most Days I’m Soft Atheist, Hard Agnostic: Howie Echo-Hawk

EPISODE 189: On Most Days I’m Soft Atheist, Hard Agnostic: Howie Echo-Hawk

Howie Echo-Hawk is from rural Alaska, a citizen of the Pawnee Nation, growing up in Alaska with the Athabascan People. Indigenous, Non-binary, and good looking, they found a wonderfully open life after leaving YWAM (Youth with a Mission) and Christianity. Howie works at Planned Parenthood and performs comedy, music, and produces all Indigenous shows with Indigenize Productions, drawing from their life and the things they know.