Best contemplative podcasts we could find (Updated May 2018)
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Self-Realization in the Tradition of the Himalayan masters as on www.SwamiJ.com. The goal of sadhana or practices is the highest Joy that comes from the Realization in direct experience of the center of consciousness, the Self, the Atman or Purusha, which is one and the same with the Absolute Reality. This Self-Realization comes through Yoga Meditation of the Yoga Sutras, the contemplative insight of Advaita Vedanta, and the intense devotion of Samaya Sri Vidya Tantra. The methods are thorou ...
 
Self-Realization in the Tradition of the Himalayan masters as on www.SwamiJ.com. The goal of sadhana or practices is the highest Joy that comes from the Realization in direct experience of the center of consciousness, the Self, the Atman or Purusha, which is one and the same with the Absolute Reality. This Self-Realization comes through Yoga Meditation of the Yoga Sutras, the contemplative insight of Advaita Vedanta, and the intense devotion of Samaya Sri Vidya Tantra. The methods are thorou ...
 
Contemplating the first noble truth of dukkha as a motivation for the the third noble truth of liberation.
 
An audio podcast that tackles the deeper philosophical issues of living in a dynamic modern world. The goal: uncovering insights so that we can each choose to live more intentional lives with meaning. Hosted by resident multimediographer: David Quiring.
 
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Contemplate This!
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“Contemplate This!” features interviews with leaders and teachers of contemplative practices (mindfulness, meditation, contemplative prayer, etc.) in order to learn about their history, how they became involved in contemplation, what their daily practice looks like, how they teach and share the fruits of contemplation with others – and most importantly – how their practice has transformed them and inspired their work to transform others and the world around them.
 
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Contemplations
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Witnessing the Magical Emergence of Potentiality. Where the Path to Authenticity is Paved with Enthusiasm when you Embrace Life as a Whole
 
Listen Contemplate Meditate is a podcast featuring a range of teachings from the Buddhist tradition, presented by Lamas of Chagdud Gonpa Foundation.Chagdud Gonpa is an international Nyingma Buddhist organization, founded in 1983 by H.E. Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche (1930-2002), a highly revered meditation master, artist and Tibetan physician who taught extensively in the East and West. Through its many activities, which include offering public teachings and retreats, translating, and publishing te ...
 
The official podcast of the Project for Mindfulness & Contemplation at the University of St. Thomas
 
Dave and Bill discuss games, music, literature and the culture surrounding them. Enthusiasm and thoughtful discussion abound.
 
Sorry guys. We're Human. And with that comes a whole host of decisions, responsibilities, and general feelings of having no idea what the hell is going on. That inner chaos you feel when you can't find your place in the universe is there on purpose. That same chaos is what gave birth to us, and in the end, it is where we will return. This podcast is a series of conversations and contemplations trying to make sense of an existence that has none. Take a deep breath. We're all in this together. ...
 
This is Sticky Contemplations. A comedy/advice podcast where you send us in your predicaments, and me (Jake McCoy) and my friend, Wyatt Campbell, will give our best suggestions on how to handle it. There may be instances of us bullying the audience, but that is what we are here for. Give it a listen and we hope you enjoy. (Wyatt and Jake are not responsible for any traumatic experiences occurring while listening to Sticky Contemplations)
 
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Contemplation Cafe
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Coffee. Conversation. Exploration of the Human Condition. A podcast series looking to explore human perspectives and perceptions, while providing an unfiltered take on noteworthy news and events. Join Sarat Muddu every week to sip on some freshly brewed coffee (alcohol is acceptable), have conversations and contemplate the human condition, hopefully with laughs along the way.
 
The Natural Contemplative explores our essential nature, as revealed through contemplative practice and immersion in the natural world.
 
This podcast was created to help people with tough conversations they should have with other people or themselves and just won't. So, I have decided to have those conversations for you.
 
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Contemplify
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The Contemplify podcast kindles the examined life through artful musings with scholars, creatives and master teachers. Each episode delivers a subtly intoxicating* exchange on the contemplative lifestyle with practical takeaways to emulate in daily life. Ring the bell. Rob the moment. Contemplify. Host, Paul Swanson, is a husband, father and contemplative educator at the Center for Action and Contemplation**. *Contemplify is best served with a pint in hand. Please listen responsibly. ** All ...
 
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Homilies
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Fr. Richard Rohr recorded these homilies at Holy Family Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico. To learn more about the Center for Action and Contemplation and Fr. Richard Rohr, please visit https://cac.org.
 
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pray-as-you-go
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Pray-as-you-go brings together music, a passage of scripture and a few questions for personal reflection in a new 10-13 minute prayer session every day. Produced by the British Jesuits.
 
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Evangeli.net
Daily
 
evangeli, gospel, evangelio
 
Learn the Practical Neuroscience of Lasting Happiness
 
A brief, Catholic, daily prayer experience of simple faith in the Carmelite tradition. The Daily Disconnect is a daily podcast focusing on the exercise of prayer from a Catholic Carmelite perspective.
 
With this guided Christian meditation podcast, I hope to help you to reduce anxiety and become more open to be changed by the Spirit of God. I will include references to the biological basis for these changes as well.
 
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Call Chelsea Peretti
Monthly
 
Beloved comedian Chelsea Peretti takes calls on weekly themed episodes, interacts with callers, and contemplates suicide/homicide. Jk.
 
The Tales of Efficiantum is a horror fiction podcast that follows a man uncovering the strange mysteries of the city of Efficiantum. Powerful corporate interests rule the city and cast their control over all aspects of life. But outside of their sight, strange occurrences arise that defy understanding. Only those that have opened the door can begin to investigate the things that lie beyond the threshold.
 
Take time out to visualise and meditate with the Meditation Society of Australia. The guided meditations feature video footage from around the world designed to inspire and illumine. The Meditation Society of Australia has no religious, political or financial affiliations, it is a community organisation designed to help people meditate.
 
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Errant Space
Monthly
 
Ambient Soundscapes by Errant SpaceA soundtrack suitable for working, sleeping or spacing out. Use as background music; best at a low volume. All music. Set to loop if desired.
 
To the Holy Mountain podcasts are inspirational and instructive lessons on prayer as seen through the perspective of the Carmelite tradition. The teachings and writings of St. Teresa of Avila guide each lesson. We will explore topics such as: Desire, Friendship with Jesus, Self-knowledge, Distractions, and the Prayer of Recollection.
 
Contemplations on the existential crisis amidst the backdrop of Cagefighting. An official content partner of CombatPress.com
 
spiritual companionship for life's journey
 
Mindfulness+ is no ordinary mindfulness. It is a sweeping vision of how mindfulness can help us grow and develop into the fullness of who we are meant to become. From examining the latest research in developmental psychology to plumbing the depths of the world’s wisdom traditions, Thomas McConkie offers a personal tour of body, mind and spirit through bite-size lessons and guided meditation.
 
Week By Week Beads is for ANYONE looking to be led to contemplative silence through meditation and prayer using the Anglican Rosary
 
The Spiritual Directions Podcast is intended to help guide listeners toward wholeness through practicing greater spiritual awareness. With roots in ancient myth and the contemplative traditions, the show will touch on topics of spiritual growth through deeper awareness. Guests include people from different walks of life discussing the ways in which they have confronted their suffering and come out transformed.
 
Based on 'The Way: a Wesleyan way of prayer', I hope to give those struggling to get time with God, the space, inspiration, and structure to develop their own walk with God.
 
A brief, Catholic, daily prayer experience of simple faith in the Carmelite tradition. The Daily Disconnect is a daily podcast focusing on the exercise of prayer from a Catholic Carmelite perspective.
 
These podcasts serve as an introduction to the vast spiritual riches of the Maronite Catholic mystical tradition. Anyone interested in contemplative life or eastern Christianity should definitely tune in.
 
Abbey Way Covenant Church is an intentional, intergenerational community of faith in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our understanding of Gospel life is informed by a deep conviction of commitment to God and each other.
 
The Anxiety Guy Podcast takes you through the life of a former professional tennis player, who struggled with an anxiety disorder for over 6 years. Within those 6 years a dream was reached, a child was born, and suicide was being contemplated. This podcast deals with the many different mental health challenges people face in today's world.
 
Divine Intimacy Radio is a haven of rest and wellspring of spiritual life for those seeking intimacy with God and the enlightened path of Catholic mystical and ascetical wisdom. Weekly we will explore topics like prayer, spiritual direction, meditation, contemplation, holiness, and much more.
 
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The Critical Path
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The Critical Path is a talk show contemplating the causality of success and failure in the evolving story of mobile computing and related industries. Using Apple as a lens to look at existing and emerging tech markets, we try to understand what it means to be great. Hosted by Anders Brownworth & Horace Dediu.
 
You can afford anything, but not everything. We make daily decisions about how to spend money, time, energy, focus and attention – and ultimately, our life. Every decision is a trade-off against another choice. But how deeply do we contemplate these choices? Are we settling for the default mode? Or are we ruthlessly optimizing around a deliberate life? Host Paula Pant interviews a diverse array of entrepreneurs, early retirees, millionaires, investors, artists, adventurers, scientists, psych ...
 
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Born to Die Free
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A refreshingly witty dialogue between two friends on the road to waking up. Talking points include enlightenment, meditation, contemplation, liberation, nondualism...and all kinds of other stuff we know nothing about.
 
Chalk Talk is a Climbing Industry podcast. A place to find interesting and enlightening discussions with professionals in the rock climbing industry. In depth conversations with route setters, coaches, professional climbers, gym managers/owners and much more. Chalk Talk is the place to find inspiration and contemplation on the future of the climbing world and where to take your climbing to the next level.
 
We discuss topics related to spirituality and everyday life. As you may notice, the some of the topics are a bit off beat, or at least unusual. This is intentional as our hope is to encourage everyone to find God in the most simple, yet obvious settings.
 
Authors from around the globe expose, contemplate and ridicule hypocrisy.
 
A tale as ancient as the stars.
 
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T&A Talk Sex
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"Sexy, witty, & smart". T&A Talk Sex is a podcast hosted by a professional cuddler and a sensual bodyworker. T&A (Christina Hepburn & Stephanie Allen), two treasure troves of sensuality and intimate connection, were baffled by how many of their lovers and clients marveled at their sensual capacities, yet fumbled when it came to their own. In service to humanity (and themselves!), T&A share the wisdom from their real life experience with what works and what doesn’t work to create deep, human ...
 
Lawyer 2 Lawyer is an award-winning podcast covering relevant, contemporary news from a legal perspective. Hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams invite industry professionals to examine current events and recent rulings in discussions that raise contemplative questions for those involved in the legal industry. Launched in 2005, Lawyer 2 Lawyer is one of the longest-running podcasts on the Internet. Williams is the founding partner of The Williams Law Corporation and he specializes in civil ...
 
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Forma
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Conversations with authors, teachers, creators, and community leaders that are carefully contemplating the nature and practice of classical education, aesthetic wonder, and Christian community.
 
FREE podcasts related to divorce and divorce recovery are provided weekly to help get your life back on track. Whether contemplating, going through or just getting over divorce, this is the place for you. Welcome to our community!
 
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Pragmatic
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Pragmatic is a discussion show contemplating the practical application of technology. Exploring the real world trade offs we look at how great ideas are transformed into products and services that can change our lives. Nothing is as simple as it seems.
 
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It seems there is but one thing between you and your dreams. One thing between you and all that you desire. One thing between you and all that is meant for you. It may not be the answer we would hope to hear but don’t worry, there are things that we can do. The one thing that is between you and your dreams, and it’s true for every human being o ...…
 
17 May 2018, Jo Kadlecek explores Loving God with all of our Mind at Women of Wisdom. WOW Jo Kadlecek Loving God with your Mind WOW Talk #3 WOMEN OF WISDOM: MAY 2018 #3—Hand Out Matthew 22:34-40 New International Version (NIV)34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. 35 One of them, an expert in the law, test ...…
 
Where have I been? Well, this absence took me to the same place any other does: straight to the bowels of Internet Hell.OK. It's not that tragic. But it does have a similar stink to it, once you're in it.You're not dying. But you are fighting tooth and nail to escape, all the same.I was doing battle with The TechnicalAmazingly (or not) I see fr ...…
 
This week’s guest:This week we welcome the return of one of our biggest influences! Father Richard Rohr returns to the podcast to take us to school in Rohr 101. What does it mean when we talk about the perennial tradition? What is mysticism? What is the Cosmic Christ? We get into all things Rohr! Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumen ...…
 
Should you leave your day job to make more time for your passion? This 7-minute mini episode will tell you the ONE thing you need to know if you've been contemplating making the leap. Hosted by: Justin Michael Williams For more trusted guidance to make your life better and unapologetically black empowerment, inspiration, and tangible tips deliv ...…
 
Wecome to the final episode of Season 1 of the Forever Fused podcast. In this episode, I interview my mother, Diane Hyman. I really wanted to hear the perspective of a parent who has put their child/children through spinal fusion surgery. Who better to speak to than my own mom who put both of her two children through scoliosis spinal fusion sur ...…
 
James Harris (aka Hemingway) is a soft spoken, but clearly thoughtful and contemplative producer. Though he's been through some very real challenges in his life, he continues to see the potential in the universe. James' career is one that has been bolstered by the support of not only his family, but his local and online music and art community ...…
 
This week's a big one! Let's discuss the art of directing your creative energies. Then we'll take a stroll through sunny (then rainy) Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. We'll also take a moment to remember publisher Adam Parfrey of Feral House, who died last week. Plenty of humor, inspiration, and contemplation! Due to experimentation, ...…
 
Have you ever spent time cleaning out your closet, and you take all of your valuable clothes that you spent good money on, and you haul that stuff to your local consignment store or like Plato’s Closet or Clothes Mentor and you are excited for how much money they’re going to give you… and then suddenly the wind has been taken out of your sails ...…
 
Jeff Goldberg, Founder, Cali Bamboo joins Bob to discuss that after a 4 year research and engineering career in Biotechnology, he took 2003 to do a personal sabbatical to contemplate, surf and travel Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and much of the USA - living in a van with his dog for most of this period. As a final stint he moved to Kauai, HI with ...…
 
Shane and Tom discuss the latest GC Suns Games, Discuss the tribunal Incidents and contemplate a Shanghai Showdown.
 
It's in moments of contemplation when I shut out the world and spend quiet time, whether it's in nature or in "my closet space" is when I can truly hear the gentle, yet convincing voice from within. Truly "greater is He who's within us" and we are only able to recognize and connect with this greatness when we learn to be still and to listen. Jo ...…
 
When we were trying to think of what to do this week, we all had ideas that we couldn't decide between — so we just decided to do them all. In this episode we talk about how often much-anticipated things are worth all the hype, what type of podcast we'd create if we ever did a spin-off and contemplated some interesting thoughts. Oh, and also so ...…
 
Isaiah 65:24 – It shall come to pass that before they call, I will answer, and while they are yet speaking, I will hear. (NKJV) Lately, I have been spending more time than previously reading the Bible, doing devotionals, and going to Bible study classes. I've also been devoting more time to church activities, but I've felt that something is mis ...…
 
Balance is the new black because everyone looks good when they feel relaxed, refreshed and connected to the heart of life. It's time we start to value down time and understand the universal laws of balance. This podcast will share a few ways how to find your way to discovering the ancient art of stillness, contemplation and actually feeling lif ...…
 
Do you want to grow in every area of your life? In this life changing message, Pastor Luke creatively illustrates how every issue - big or small - that a Christian will “grow” though, literally falls under the category of four main areas. The areas of FAITH (what your belief in God looks like), HOPE (what you believe about who God is) and LOVE ...…
 
POD SIX ONE SIX, the latest podcast from the UMCOC Podcast Network!POD616 covers everything Marvel! From printed page to silver screen to mobile gaming, and everything in between.POD616 chronicles creators, studies stories, contemplates characters, and narrates Marvel News.Join Deacon & JJ as they pilot POD616 through the Marvel Multiverse!003 ...…
 
Brother Jasper Barnett presented a picture of the Lord Jesus from the Gospel of John as One who always did the will of His Father. As we contemplate Him, we can be encouraged to live our lives with that same sense of purpose and devotion.
 
On this episode of Blackout & Shout, Levi E. Curry, super customizer fills us in on all his new creations, Mike goes over his five-month-long haul, we discuss Infinity War and talk about the latest release from FansToys and what it may mean for the future of the company. We answer listener's questions throughout the show and contemplate how man ...…
 
Things have not been going very well in my little town. There has been much dissension over the replacement of a necessary facility. For more than two years, a group of volunteers has put a tremendous amount of planning, fundraising, and money into the project, only to have it stopped one week prior to the sod being turned and the construction ...…
 
5-13-2018 Weekly Message The contemplation of the week: Psalm 49: 1-20 Text: Daniel 8:15-27 The title of the Word: “The appointed time” of God spoken through Daniel and our hope Today we are living in an era where we cannot even imagine what will happen in the future. What will happen at North Korea and America summit meeting? What is going to ...…
 
Chicago Theological Seminary is located just south of the Midway Plaisance in Hyde Park. Many of you probably know that this stretch of green space, stretching more than a mile from Jackson Park and Lake Michigan on the east to Washington Park on the west, was created as part of the World’s Fair, the Colombian Exposition, held in 1893 and attra ...…
 
DESCRIPTION SUMMARY OF PODCAST In this episode we talk with Jon Ryall of Frontline Accounting about The case for offshoring. Jon is well qualified to discuss this topic as he is both a consumer and provider of these services. Jon shares some very practical information about how offshoring works in practice, all of which is based upon his own ex ...…
 
Paul Adams is a friend and neighbor who is ever willing to share his philosophical views on life. He came over tonight to help my understanding of what it means to be a good person. I have trouble reconciling the fact that so many people call themselves "good" yet we waste so many resources that could be utilized to ease the suffering of other ...…
 
John 1:14. The Lord Jesus deserves our highest devotion and thoughts. He is the image of the invisible God and reveals to all, who behold him by faith, the unimaginable glory of God. In ages past no one could see God and live. But today, in the person of Jesus Christ we can see God in all his glorious grace and truth. This message challenges us ...…
 
These 50 five minute long segments present a valuable and compelling sample of the history of human understanding. Crafted to be insightful to every skill level; this episode embodies a strong contemplative step for anyone wanting to make a living from the history of Philosophy.
 
In this episode, Mr. Wes Schantz and I consider (1) Tree symbolism in mythology (Odin, Christ, Odysseus' bed), (2) the necessity of communication between humans, and (3) the natural ways by which we process and share information.
 
In this episode I read Contemplating Chaos at Burleigh Heads by Bronwyn Lea from her collection of poetry flight animals.
 
If you cannot stand the heat, then go to Hell! The Brown Table Twosome contemplate hell, the role of Satan, mysticism, demon possession, and how in the world all these subjects can fit into a single religious worldview. Take a seat with Sydnee and Avery as they tackle the second half of their Religion and Shame discussion. They offer anecdotes, ...…
 
This is Joshua T. Berglan’s Morning Gratitude brought to you by Anton Jae- They make your business better and YOU get the credit! If you or someone you know has a business who is not meeting it’s potential or does not have the infrastructure to support it’s growth call 619-394-6725. Anton Jae has been described as guardian angels because the fi ...…
 
This is Joshua T. Berglan's Morning Gratitude brought to you by Anton Jae- They make your business better and YOU get the credit! If you or someone you know has a business who is not meeting it's potential or does not have the infrastructure to support it's growth call 619-394-6725. Anton Jae has been described as guardian angels because the fi ...…
 
Experimental contemporary contemplative slow cinema.Filming location: Prasat Preah Enkosei, Siem Reap, Cambodia
 
From Duke to North Carolina (a pilgrimage of preaching . . . and college basketball). The difference between looking at the Bible and looking through the Bible. Pastors are competitive? No, say it isn’t so. Finding a group of pastors to root for and debrief with might be an antidote for grinding away in isolation. Learning about preaching by do ...…
 
This episode continues our discussion on personality, specifically as it relates to the Enneagram. In this second part, I interview Kyle to get an in-depth look at the Enneagram Three. 014: The Timbre of Marriage—Personality, Part 02 Also available via: Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Stitcher Shownotes Truly Equal is a marriage podcast created ...…
 
This week I am doing things a little differently than what I had been doing them. Instead of the normal podcast, Today I am sharing a story I wrote called Today. A friend of mine who is familiar with the fact that I mostly write horror type short stories told me I should try to write some inspirational stories, and this is my first attempt at a ...…
 
Endzoneblog.com's Across the Middle Show Host Jon Kuzma discussed the potential of the Giants offense, how much the Bears will benefit from Roquan Smith, and Kurt Warner contemplating coming out of retirement.
 
Reading from the book A Course In Miracles for study and contemplation.
 
Start your journey with E. E. Cummings who said, “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” Then invite Samuel Johnson to join your trek. He is the one who said, “There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and then to believe, that Nature has given him something ...…
 
Start your journey with E. E. Cummings who said, “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” Then invite Samuel Johnson to join your trek. He is the one who said, “There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and then to believe, that Nature has given him something ...…
 
Start your journey with E. E. Cummings who said, “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” Then invite Samuel Johnson to join your trek. He is the one who said, “There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and then to believe, that Nature has given him something ...…
 
Start your journey with E. E. Cummings who said, “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” Then invite Samuel Johnson to join your trek. He is the one who said, “There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and then to believe, that Nature has given him something ...…
 
Start your journey with E. E. Cummings who said, “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” Then invite Samuel Johnson to join your trek. He is the one who said, “There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and then to believe, that Nature has given him something ...…
 
Start your journey with E. E. Cummings who said, “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” Then invite Samuel Johnson to join your trek. He is the one who said, “There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and then to believe, that Nature has given him something ...…
 
For the first time, the guys contemplate getting youtube Red. All because of a deadly crane kick. episode_19_cobra_kai.mp3File Size: 33562 kbFile Type: mp3Download FileBy aj@ajkc.co.
 
Juice Aleem is a rapper from Birmingham, England. After putting years of energy into the Birmingham Hip Hop scene, Juice's "Ghetto Grammer" Freestyle rap sessions started featuring such other future stars as Ty, Skinnyman and MPHO. In 1996 Will Ashon starts up his new Ninja Tune backed label Big Dada and plans a roster of performers. Bandit of ...…
 
A small diary about my 10 days of consuming nothing but water together with some relevant thoughts about it.In today's podcast I'm talking about the 10 lessons I've taken these 10 days. Or, for the exact 10 lessons I have distinguished so far since I am sure that in the coming days many more will emerge.As a Token of Appreciation, you can downl ...…
 
Ep. 2 of the day!! Don't just listen....watch! Watch this video, take a moment to contemplate all of the symbolism and let me know what your thoughts are!
 
The Off Duty ADs talk about the things in the office that cause them the most stress; Ryan counts the number of hats he wears, needs an intervention for his energy drink usage, and loves the Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company; Mike hates spring schedules, stays physically fit, and contemplates a year-long sabbatical; and Mark practices s ...…
 
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