Dee explains how her Mother's example led her to wanting to be a blessing in the world. Hear this episode wherever you find your podcasts.
Fr. Richard describes his very Celtic childhood, Irish Catholic to the core, and the mystery and experiences that followed.
Listen to Ellen as she revels in the wildness in her garden, and how she tries to cultivate that in her own soul.
Victor talks about gratitude and angels. Hear about his experiences as a counselor for domestic violence perpetrators, and how one man's life changed forever.
From this self-described Ravenclaw, hear how at her darkest moment, she found comfort and consolation. This is one conversation you aren't going to want to miss!
Listen in on this fascinating conversation as Larry and I discuss what it looks like when Spirit asks you to SHOW UP- and what happens to you afterwards.
Marcee's work at Wesley House bettered the lives of so many. Hear her stories of interconnection and redemption-for her clients and the world around her.
Christine started her internship at a hospital a few weeks after the Pulse Massacre. Hear how a moment of revelation changes both her patient's life, and her own.
Rev. Maury talks about growing up in poverty and with a mentally ill mother. Find out how he rises above it all to craft and create a life of his own.
Rachel discusses her connection to the natural world and how that connection blesses her life. And, hear how a disastrous encounter with Captain Crunch influenced her as a child.
It was, and still is, all about LOVE in Chef Johnny V's kitchen. Find out how his Grandmother played a vital role in teaching him what LOVE looks like.
Eddie tells of the love of his life-and how loving and living in the time of AIDS changed everything for him, as well as his partner, Mike.
Cazandra relates how a visit from her mother-in-law, after she had died, cemented her belief that even death cannot separate us, especially when love is involved.
Meet the "Creature Preacher!" Pastor Jamie tells of a visiting bird and how this creature of God helped her to realize that love is never destroyed.
Listen in on my conversation with Rev. Christopher as we discuss how a visit to a shaman can upend one's life, as well as how beauty, joy and song are going to be what saves us.
Sitting in the kitchen in her childhood home Elvia listened to the stories of the women in her family. Hear how the kitchen, food and her grandfather's recipes all combine to create miracles in her life.
It's hard to resist a senior citizen on a mission. Hear how Jonathan visited a church as a guest, was asked to go to Sunday School by the stranger sitting next to him, and how this friendship became the miracle in his life.
It's hard to interview a fellow podcaster-especially one as indomitable as Milo! Listen in on our interview as Milo talks about itinerant life in her van, her dog Willie Nelson, and how deep healing sometimes happens with tears.
Meet Father Jesse, a groovy Orthodox priest who loves Tolkien, once had blue hair, played in a rock band and was a barista! His story of his adoption is his miracle-listen in on our conversation on what it means to be chosen.
And I end Season Two with Rev. Kathy, a dynamic force of nature! Hear how in the midst of a hospital emergency praying with a stranger reminded her that miracles surround us, if only you have eyes to see them! (hmm..sounds like what this podcast is about!)
At camp in her teens Debbie was part of a larger group who got lost in the woods. Listen in on how she found the way, not only for herself, but her friends as well.
Shawn's father was dying, or rather, not dying. Find out how Shawn discovered what was unresolved in his father's life, and how that message changed everything.
Terresa works with the dying. Hear how she and her fellow chaplains have become "God Stalkers" due to the miracles that happen during death.
Running into a hitman really wasn't part of Paul's plan after his end-of-school party. Listen to the story of how he saved both he and his date's lives.
Holly talks about her encounters with LSD and other plant medicines. Hear how magical childhood experiences showed her there is more to our reality than we can ever imagine.
Adrian discusses what it means to be transitioning into his best self-as well as how a simple act can powerfully change one's life.
DC talks about miracles large and small. From healing prayer to the change in attitudes towards LGBTQ people in her home state, miracles are found everywhere.
Her indigenous roots are her truth. Hear how Nora has learned to come to peace with this part of herself-the part that allows her access to worlds most cannot see.
How does one heal from the past? Vette talks about excavation and how where you think you're supposed to end up might not be where you're truly supposed to be.
This badass journalist has made her Instagram @thegreaterbombay world famous. Hear how the simple act of taking photos of taxi ceilings has changed her life, and how bringing joy to those around her is a miracle.
Host of the podcast "Independent's Day" Joe is all about music...hear how this art form has shaped and inspired his life and how, when a tree falls in the forest, it definitely makes a sound.
Tarot is all about magic, intuition and the divine-and Amanda is all about Tarot. Hear her discuss her miracle-and how it (and he) snuck up on her unawares.
Mickla's experience as a Marine in the Middle East was life changing. Hear how a solitary moment under a star-kissed sky in the desert opened her eyes-and became her miracle.
This Buddhist teacher reminds us all that what is most magical is our own minds. But it is his devotion to Green Tara that has shown him miracles aplenty.
While Amy does possess gifts that many of us can only dream of-her simple act of being open to the sacred allows her access to miracles every day.
This TED talk speaker, former dolphin trainer and documentary filmmaker takes us on her miracle journey-surviving cancer and promises kept. To watch Joy's TED Talk click here!
Growing up in a building where everyone was different is Chetna's miracle-and taught her about what community, family and generosity of spirit should look like. Follow this groovy gal on Insta at @positivityangel
Pastor Keith wasn't always a Pastor, but he always was, and will be, a Marine. Hear how an experience in Desert Storm was his miracle, and how body bags and stretchers can sober one up real quick.
Artist Maggie Hanley is the real deal. Talented, funny and brutally honest, this grace-filled creative has weathered more storms and survived more storms than most. Hear how, in the end, it is self-love that has saved her. To see more of her work click here.
Dr. Todd is the author of "Struggling with Non-Violence," as well as a dedicated professor and advocate for social justice. Hear how a tiny and terrifying nun changed her life forever, in all the best ways.
What does a prophet look like? It looks like this: a man on the margins who combines Shakespeare & Tony Stark, who discusses quantum physics and elves in the same breath, and who is named Sparks.
This filmmaker is one of Sparks' best friends. The miracle is how, at age 8, Samah met someone he didn't even know he needed. Hear how, through the decades, they've been there for each
other in big ways and small.
Kari has known God since she was a child. Hear how her miracle, at the birth of her twins, reminded her that she is beloved, and how deep listening, openness and inviting those we disagree with into our tent will save us all.
Pastor Melanie Tubbs inadvertently became the Pissed Off Southern Pastor-and all because her plans for her life weren't exactly what God had planned for her. To read the article that went viral, click here.
Social entrepreneur and international journalist Jensine Larson founded World Pulse-an online platform dedicated to connecting women and children across the globe-hear how, in the middle of the Amazon, this miracle idea came to her.
Adam builds drones. He's also a music producer, filmmaker and autistic. In this episode Adam tells how, at the community college, while trying to break up a fight happening outside the classroom, he had his miracle.
Rev. Tiffany is a world traveler. Growing up bilingual only made her crave travel more. Find out how, on one of her trips, the miracle of synchronicity reminded her of the goodness in the world.
Joel has had experiences that some (including me!) would covet. Find out what (and who!) he's seen in the woods, and why those experiences have changed him. To drool over his fabulous art, click here.
Penny doesn't believe in brokenness. In this episode find out how her upbringing and also her deep friendships have convinced her that we are all perfect. The recipe for her magical Chocolate Mahogany cake is here.
Ron is many things-musician, raconteur and amazing storyteller. But it was his best friendship with Shel Silverstein that changed everything in his life. This episode has so many precious stories about Shel and Ron, you don't want to miss it!
Carla gets to hear the sacred stories-and that's her miracle. Listen in on an unexpected encounter-a husband and wife tell her about a catastrophic accident and the miracle that saved their son.
Robyn is resilience personified, strength embodied and "bravery walking" this life. In this interview hear how her knowing of self has led to truth, authenticity and the courage to live. (there's a UFO sighting in there too!)
Moses had a plan-a 5-step plan! Listen to this episode to hear how a former preacher ends up in law school and how what we think is our path is only one stop along the way.
Loretta has miracles aplenty to relate in this episode about what unites us-Death. In her work she's seen many things that have convinced her that death is only the beginning for all of us, and that a good death is what we should strive for.
Stephanie has a gift-one that she's had to work hard to come to terms with. In this episode we talk ghosts, spirits and the special kind of Catholicism that New Mexicans sometimes have. To buy Stephanie's tarot decks, click here!
It's not often we get the chance to be an angel for a day. In this episode we hear how Marty saved a couple about to become homeless-and how listening to our intuition can change another's reality, for the better.
Pet Chaplain Janice Driggers is there if you need her. She fills that space that humans might not have the strength to inhabit. Hear her miracle in this episode: how a beloved pet still visits, even after she has died.
Ford died three times after hitting a light pole at 90 mph. In this episode he talks about what happens in that liminal space of death and how it's the people you've met along the way that mean everything. For a link to Artists For Trauma, click here.
Andrea's singing voice is so exceptional the Gods would stop to listen. Hear how this brilliant songstress survived so much-and emerged on the other side alive, stronger than ever and committed to changing the world for those we like to forget.
Cheth's family has always had relationships with angels. Hear how, as a young boy, this legacy showed up at the very time he needed it. For more of Cheth's idea of our universe, click here.
Whether it was the conversations David had with the woods as a child or the creative spirit that he embodies as an adult-all of it is a miracle in his book. To hear some of his music, click here.
Wendy is a Witch. Born in Australia, she connects with the natural world in a profound way. Whether it's the juniper tree that saved her from sliding into oncoming traffic or the ghosts she sees regularly, magic is everywhere.
Maria is an ethnobotanist and journalist living in Puerto Rico-where she gathers the oral histories of indigenous healers-listen to her stories of plants and miracles in this episode...and find her engaging website here.
Sascha self describes as a Radical Christian-and that's after being an atheist. As a child she saw lights around others-this scared her, and after the loss of her beloved grandfather, she stopped believing. Hear how her path led her back to where she is supposed to be.
Calvin Tucker has had so many miracles happen to him it's clear that he's been called from the start. In this powerful episode he relates how he became @Blacknoah1 on Instagram and how saving the lives of animals was NOT in his plan. To donate to his patreon, click here.
Susan had no idea when she took the medication for her safari that it would send her into a state of psychosis. Listen to this episode to hear about that journey and her experiences there-and finally, how she came to be saved. To purchase her book MAD MISCHIEF, click here.
Jeffrey is a born storyteller- but it is his special relationship with the Virgin Mary that has reminded him, time and again, that that powerful force, that of LOVE and total acceptance, is out there and ever present.
Ralph struggled with drug addiction and homelessness for years. In this episode he tells how one night, after a deliberate overdose, an unexpected angel saved his life. And then? Ralph dedicated his life to saving others'.
Holly's story reminds us all of what it is like to welcome those we don't know-and how important it is to have difficult conversations. Her miracle stories remind us that community and acceptance will be what saves us.
Rev. Kimberly is a force to be reckoned with! To hear her tell it, she's been called to God from the start! Her journey, from "Revival Child" to Reverend, is full of miracles...one right after the other, leading her to her call.
Chaplain Kirt talks about that liminal space right before death-and how the most sacred and miraculous moments are happening in your hospital-all the time.
Gerry's life is one from a fairytale-from his mother being able to talk to birds to his being hit by lightning...(and so many other stories!) his life has been one of wonder. This is the kind of episode that will remind you of the magic in the world. To read more about this magical storyteller, click here.
Kourtney preaches change through non-violent means. In this episode hear how his Buddhism informs his way in the world, how angels and demons might exist, and how his mother survived a harrowing brain injury-and how ALL THIS is a miracle to him.
Mark's life was falling apart. He'd just discovered that his partner of 12 years was a criminal and that he'd lost everything. With the FBI knocking on his door and now homeless, he discovered his own miracle, and the people who were there to build him back up.
Miracles come in all shapes and sizes on this podcast. In this episode the Miracle is Mother-sized! Kayla tells of her Mother's cancer diagnosis and how this fierce and funny woman changed her life-and? Her Mother created another miracle...Kayla herself!
What haunts us? For Mairi, the hauntings are literal. Hear how her childhood in Maine was filled with ghosts, things that went bump in the night, and houses that held secrets. The magic in the world calls to Mairi, and she is learning to listen.
What mysteries and stories lie in our bodies? Rachana knows, having engaged in the alchemy of transmuting her own. And it is magic, this work, make no mistake. Listen in on how she did the work, emerging born anew.
Micah talks dreams in this episode. Hear how a terrifying set of dreams set him off on a course he never imagined-and? How those dreams bled into his waking life-turning on lights both in his room, and in his head.
Cooper and I discuss the miracle of being there for others. In this episode he tells the story of coming upon a car accident and how the magic of strangers coming together can change lives. For Cooper's book, click here.
Chase is an art teacher-but it was in his art class in high school that HIS art teacher told him something that would change his life. Oh, and he almost had to jump off a balcony once, into the pool below, during an earthquake.
You can have conversion experiences all day long, but if you're unwilling to accept the invitation on offer, then you're missing the entire point. Tim talks about the miracle of integrity, of gifts, and how often, where we don't want to go is where we are supposed to be.
Cam has had multiple miracles in her life-whether it was the apology that needed to happen with a friend that had died, or finding her way to her true path-miracles abound. But in Ep. 82, hear how forgiveness is one of the greatest miracles of all.
Diana is: a founding member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, a prolific author, and was (and still is!) at the forefront of paganism in California as it developed in the 60's & 70's. Listen in on how the Oakland firestorm of 1991 was no match for the magic her community created.
Dr. Lustig is the President and Founder of Global Outreach Doctors-but he had multiple miracles before that-as an EMT he saw things that defied explanation, and the survival of his son after a tractor ran over him is a miracle indeed. To learn more about the good works his group does, click here.
Jen is a survivor-not only of childhood cancer, but an alcoholic father and being institutionalized as well. The rage the unloved child feels has affected every part of her life. BUT! Listen in on how she's transformed herself and her world, and gives the word "resilience" another level of meaning.
Tomahawk is Miss New Mexico Pride 2022. But in this episode it's all about love. Listen in on how one dream changed not only Tomahawk's life, but her grandparents lives as well. Dreams and visions are powerful omens-and sometimes lead where we least expect them to.
Cheralyn wears many hats-but her miracle? It happened before all that. She was young, very ill, and at her wit's end. Then she had a visitor-one that healed her and reminded her that she could change her life-and by doing so, change her story. To check out this amazing woman, click here.
Pastor D.G. is a photographer, a member of the Rebel Alliance and an all around story-teller. His miracle? His wife can tell when he's lying (well, most of the time). Listen to this episode to hear how the people closest to us keep us on the straight and narrow and how being child-like will heal the world.
In this episode, you get to hear what happens when a powerful magic spell meant to attract love, goes a bit haywire. This gem of a human being also believes in bringing people together-and that's what his organization, People, Places, Things, is all about.
Rev. Julie is the leader of a flock, yes. But it was in her former life as a music teacher that she had moments which reminded her that it is only when we find our groove together, will everyone else be lifted up.
Sister Merry Peter is a nun of Perpetual Indulgence. Created in the midst of conflict and turmoil, the nuns monitor and watch, support those struggling and most of all? Spread joy. Hear how Sister Merry has both witnessed miracles, but created them as well.
Helen Noakes is a writer, poet, play-write and Reiki Master. Hear how, as a child, she knew things before they would happen. This gift helps her today...and? In this episode hear how the Archangel Micheal always has her back.
Mara talks about her sister, Eva Saulitis, Alaskan poet and marine biologist. But specifically? She talks about the mysterious black dog that shows up again and again whenever people in her family are dying.
Joe had no idea when he went to Vietnam just what life had in store for him. In this episode Joe tells about his past, his miracle, and how he has tried to heal some hearts. (Including his own!)
Bud died in the ER after a severe asthma attack. He doesn't remember much after that-but he lived! Later, he took ayahuasca. On his journey he went to the land of Death-and what he found there will astonish you.
Sister Tonkabelle is a Sister of Perpetual Indulgence. Listen in on how after surviving death she has gone on to change other people's lives. Sometimes it's all in what we say...and how we say it.
Shebana entertains the "other worlds" theory-the fact that other universes exist just millimeters from our own...and as for proof? Well, there was that thing she saw as a child. Listen in on this shorter episode as we talk the multi-verse, creativity and where magic comes from.
For Cory, it's all magic all the time! This bestselling author of New World Witchery has had many experiences-from his mother visiting after her death, to that thing that happened in the woods that one time. To discover more about this enchanting human, click here.
Author Kurt Caswell had no idea that a year teaching on a remote Navajo reservation would change his life. In this episode he shares two stories, one sweet and powerful, the other a story of rebirth. There are miracles in the desert, if only you know where to look.
To check his book out, click here.
Yes, I am the guest of Episode 100! I share multiple miracles in this big one-what a stranger said to me at my orientation, how a VERY STRANGE event allowed me to give grace to another, and how getting in the sandbox together is going to be what saves us all!
Nancy and her siblings have always been close, and when her brother needed something above and beyond? Well, then, Nancy became the miracle! Listen to this episode to hear how we can be there for those who know us best.
Four Arrows wasn't expecting a RAT to show up at his vision quest! BUT, it was this little animal and the lessons it brought that helped him when he needed it. For a link to his incredible book, Restoring the Kinship Worldview, click here.
Mary Suzanne lived in a nursing home for 2 1/2 years as her mother declined. Hear how being present for those about to die has changed Mary's life...and how the conversations with those we cannot see, can change everything.
Tiago is many things-musician, songwriter and pastor among them. With 360,000 subscribers on YouTube, he could be too cool for school. But no. With humor and grace Tiago relates how a childhood accident in a tree set him up for miracles later on.
Doug is a homeopath. Well known in the Pacific Northwest, he cures ills, at times, that people aren't even aware of. His practice is full of miracles, every day-and it is his understanding of what plants and the natural world have to offer us, that is the real miracle.
Wendi is an intrepid world traveler who has had more than her share of miracles. There was that almost plane crash, that one time. And then a bomb on a plane that other time...it's clear the Universe has plans for her! To find out more about Wendi, click here.
Dr. Elliott had no idea what life had in store for her when she moved out to teach on a Navajo reservation. From miracle healings to a WEREWOLF!! YES, a werewolf...this episode gets all cryptidy! To learn more about this human, click here.
In this episode Giancarlos tells a story-that of a good friend who died all too soon. Hear how they met, how they changed eachother, and how this friend helped Gian dream big. Sometimes, it's all about our ability to imagine something better for ourselves.
Meet Douglas-Franciscan Spiritual Director, Grace facilitator and creator of sacred spaces. We talk "dark grace," and how maybe, just maybe, it's what gently (or not so gently) puts us on the right path. Douglas' miracle? Getting fired from a dream job...and that has made all the difference!
Ethan's episode is filled with the inexplicable. After being initiated into the Shipibo peoples in Peru, Ethan came back a changed man. Ayahuasca opened him up to other universes, that plants can teach language, and that sacred tree (and god) the Noya Rao. Check out Ethan here!
Jill created Liluye, an organization dedicated to helping those who have survived human trafficking. Hear how the online platform, World Pulse, led her to the work she's doing now, as well as how having a pen-pal can change one's life forever.
Raja has a special friend. When he was a child he wandered off into the woods in India and found himself in front of a decaying mansion. Listen in on what Raja unexpectedly brought home with him, and how it has changed his life.
Catherine and I talk thin places in this episode. From bridges that cross rivers to haunted graveyards to standing stones in the British Isles-they're all sacred, all potent, and all carry a reminder that every single space on this planet is enchanted.
We talk UFO's and strange occurrences in this episode-Taylor has pretty much seen it all! Every single day Taylor is putting his life on the line, whether it's helping save the lands we live on, or singing with his band, Jubal...(or regaling us with his stories of ghosts), Taylor's got your back.
Lester is a hypnotist. With 140K plus followers on TikTok, it's clear he's hit a nerve...in this episode Lester shares his experience of that magical brain state-theta, how gifts seem to transcend death, and how people, quite often, want him to make them quack like a duck.
It's clear Harry's life has been encompassed by miracles right from the start. From his mother's experience of God, to what happened at Ayer's Rock...and then that one time in the bathroom...Harry believes in miracles and after this episode, you will too.
Ali's Mother should probably have left the vintage puppet she gave Ali right where she found it. But she didn't. Listen in on what eventually happened and how really, ghosts are all around us.
Carlos Medina is a well known actor, comedian and, if you can believe it, accomplished mariachi player. Despite these credentials, in the depths of the night, the things that go bump? They still rattle him.
Michael and I talk Shakespeare, snakes and transformation in this episode. But it's the story of our lives, and the transitions we must make that are the real tale! Change is never easy, but usually? Change is always magical!
Charity is all about new beginnings, because that's where her life is right now. Hear how her life has changed in several dramatic ways, but how always, always, the Soul of the World has her back.
Wayne has always been curious and enchanted with the world! In Ep. 121 we talk how he's been the recipient of several miracles, but has also had the sacred task of creating them for others. Patanjali's book can be found here.
Bett's third book, The Wild Kindness, talks about her miracles with the natural world. From trees that talk, to trees that demand their due, and flying dragons in between, Bett is living proof that the Earth has something to say.
Robert is: a storyteller, surfer & musician. His miracle is all about being lost-and whether it's the old stories that save you, or the three old women waiting by the side of the road, Robert never stays lost for long.
Tristan has discovered that the meditation he does every day is taking him somewhere, he's not just sure exactly where. In this episode you'll learn that sometimes? Meditation opens us up-in ways that are potentially terrifying.
Hakim is Albuquerque's poet laureate! He's also a writer, TV host & creative, as well as a fierce social justice advocate. Hakim tells a story of Spirit showing up, and saving him. But also? Reminding him that he is safe, and he is needed. Hakim's website is here.
Amy is a very old friend, AND, her tale describing the day her mother died is both heartfelt & hilarious. Hear how her mother's humor kept the family going, even after she had passed away and how once again, spirit trumps death.
The miracle this episode is partially about possums, but mostly about Mare's connection to nature, and the animals that inhabit it. Sometimes song can indeed soothe the savage beast, and unite us all in ways unexpected.
This fiercely witty and wonderful human stars on Dark Winds, on AMC, but is also a screenwriter and champion of beauty. Hear how after giving and giving, one day she finally understood she needed to honor herself.
Monique tells several tales in this week's episode...and nature is front and center for much of our conversation. But the story I found sweetest is what happened in Thailand...and the unexpected revelation that ensued.
Inés has led an enchanted life, but has always wanted proof. And boy, did the universe answer her! Hear how over and over again, the spirits have shown up and reminded her that magic is here, and it's her job to share that magic with others.
This episode is all about being there for those who need our help. For Chris' son, those friends who showed up when he was struggling? They made all the difference! To watch "Crip Camp," click here.
Katherine is a pediatric nurse and poet who is brimming over with magical stories! But it was her last story, the miracle of what happened when her Mother was in a coma, that got me.
Cryptid lovers rejoice! Rosemary talks Sasquatch in this episode of the pod, and how this elusive creature informs her creative work, and her life. Magic is everywhere for her, but especially in. the woods!
Amy's miracle lies with her grandmother, and specifically a legacy that Amy had no idea was hers. The magic of healing, the magic of love, it's all in this precious episode!
Michael talks heroes and monsters, and the miracle of quarks & atoms, and how one cannot live without the other. It's about what connects us and the many ways we need eachother.
Christina tells the story of how a teenager sleeping in and a missed day of snowboarding can change one's life-and surprisingly for the better.
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