074: Friendships

23 May 2021

This special episode begins with Dr. Deb reviewing what social science tells us about relationship characteristics during various life stages. Addressing a college class, she then encourages the students to...

Spiritual Adjustment

16 Feb 2021

Self-reflection and penitence are long-standing traditions in many faiths and cultures. There seems to be a common understanding that human beings often drive, lose perspective and need periodic adjustments to...

073: Good Enough

08 Feb 2021

“Go for good enough. Worrying is often triggered by wanting to make the perfect choice or by trying to maximize everything.” – Alex Korb, The Upward Spiral Jeannette Slater and...

She Was A Runner

31 Jan 2021

She was a runner. That’s why she showed up at a particular house in the piney woods of East Texas. I don’t know what she was running from, where she...

072: Second-Order Change

23 Aug 2020

How are you responding to world events (the pandemic, economics, civil unrest, etc.)? Are you waiting for when things get back to “normal?” Things will likely never be the same,...

You Are Contagious

22 Mar 2020

Did you know you are contagious? In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, we’re all thinking a lot about how we can potentially infect each other (or not!). In fact,...

Who Was St. Patrick?

17 Mar 2020

Who was Saint Patrick, the patron saint of the Irish whose name represents all things green? Because of the holiday—St. Patrick’s Day celebrated every March 17th—you might think this historical...

New BEginnings

01 Jan 2020

With the new year come expectations for improvement and pressure to come up with goals. Many websites and publications are full of articles on making resolutions.  Gym parking lots are full...

What Is Advent?

30 Nov 2019

Holiday music is playing in the stores.  Newspapers land on doorsteps swollen to twice their normal size because of ads. Boxes are pulled from attics and garages with adornments for...

069: Rethinking Faith

25 May 2019

Jeannette Slater returns for another episode as we contrast what we think and believe about our faith then vs. now. This may be of particular interest to you if you’re...

All That Jazz

30 Apr 2019

April 30th is International Jazz Day! The U.S. National Museum–called The Smithsonian–calls jazz both a historic and living American art form. It may have been born in the U.S., but...

Be A Heretic Like MLK

21 Jan 2019

Americans remember the social change agent, Dr. Martin Luther King who became a leader of the civil rights movement in the U.S., peacefully working to influence attitudes and policy to...

The Right Gifts

19 Dec 2018

Gift giving at Christmas has its roots in remembering and commemorating two actions: First is the gift of God’s Son, Jesus, to make right all that had gone wrong in...

The World Needs You

09 Dec 2018

“You have something to give the world that no one else does.” That’s what I tell groups when I teach or give inspirational talks. “Our job is to figure out...

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