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Genuine: Episode 6: Living on the Earth

Friday, August 3, 2018

It's been a long time coming, but here is Episode 6: Living on the Earth.This episode features two interviews - one far afield in Israel and the other close to the earth in Vermont. We'll be talking with my third cousin, Shira Danin who lives near Tel Aviv, Israel and works at a Zoo, and with Kate Good and Edge Fuentes who live and work on Good Heart Farm in Worcester, Vermont.We'll hear from Sarah Lipton and Carlton Green about how these two interviews weave and intersect, and we'll also hear original music from Jim Infantino, Jon Sousa, Lee ...

Genuine: Episode 5: Turning Towards Discomfort

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Welcome to Genuine, Episode 5! We're calling this "Turning Towards Discomfort" because of the experimental roundtable conversation that Carlton hosted between Sarah and Carlton's colleague Noah. Carlton invited Sarah and Noah to explore what it means to be white...to examine aspects of race, and to be willing to turn towards discomfort in order to see what happens when we do so.You will hear original music by Jim Infantino and Jon Sousa. Towards the end of the episode, you'll hear some car radio sounds and ocean sounds that Sarah recorded in Maine at Portland Head Light. At the very end ...

Genuine: Episode 4: Unpacking Creative Process

Thursday, June 22, 2017

We are so happy to release Genuine, Episode 4! We're calling this "Unpacking Creative Process" because of the juicy conversation we had with James Thorpe about what it means to engage in creative process. James was also kind enough to let us share some of his original music, so enjoy that too!You will hear sounds of Boulder, Colorado recorded by David Lipton as well as original music by Jim Infantino and Jon Sousa. At the end of the episode, we'll get to hear Ali Warner from London, England read the credits, and we'll hear David Doerr, Craig Mullins and ...

Genuine: Episode 3: The Power of Listening

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

We are so happy to release Genuine, Episode 3! We're calling this "The Power of Listening" because of the profound conversation we had with Tejumo Ogouma about how to offer true listening to others.Also in this episode Carlton Green and I share an engaging conversation about the power of listening and we hear sounds of Bamako, Mali recorded by Tejumo as well as original music by Jim Infantino, Djelikba Soumano and Jon Sousa.Thanks to Nicole Arsenault and Team Podcast for the editorial and mixing work. Thanks to the 21 Patrons of Genuine for supporting the development of this podcast!Join ...

Genuine: Episode 2: Living Truth

Thursday, June 1, 2017

We are thrilled to release Genuine, Episode 2! We're calling this "Living Truth" because of the profound conversation we had with John Bailes (oneheartzen.org ) and the emphasis on learning how to just be.Also in this episode Carlton Green and I share an engaging conversation about being present and we hear original music by Jim Infantino, Steve Hartmann and Jon Sousa.Thanks to Nicole Arsenault and Team Podcast for the editorial and mixing work. Thanks to the Patrons of Genuine for supporting the development of this podcast!Join us as we share an exploration of what it means to live the ...

Genuine: Episode 1: Living the Challenge

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Welcome to Genuine: Episode 1: Living the Challenge!Join us as we share an exploration of what it means to live the challenge. This is not just for you to sit back and listen to, but also to engage in.You will have the opportunity to:pause and be presentlisten to some wonderful music by good friends of Genuine: Jim Infantino and Jon Sousa as well as some tuning sounds from the London Symphony Orchestra and ambient sounds of Portland, Oregon and New York Cityhear commentary by myself - Sarah Lipton and my friend Carlton Greensoak in the dulcet tones of Claudelle ...

Genuine: Preview Episode

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Welcome, to Genuine.I am thrilled to release this preview episode of Genuine, a fresh new podcast produced by The Presence Point. I’m so happy you found us here at the beginning! The aim of this podcast is to find, harvest and curate stories from around the world that showcase what it means to live a genuine human life, no matter the challenges or circumstances.My deepest conviction is that today’s society needs us to show up as exactly who we are - that in order for society to flourish and blossom in a way that benefits all levels of society ...

Genuine: Stability in Chaos

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

I don't know about you, but it's a turbulent time. I find it affecting me on every level. Now seemed like a good time to offer a little encouragement.Many of you know that I am hard at work on releasing my new podcast: Genuine. As part of that international interview project, I'm inspired to offer these shorter reflections for listeners.Click here to listen. Learn more about my podcast and become a patron of Genuine by clicking here. ...