What it’s like to be a Muslim.

This interview was recorded in Flushing Michigan on December 6th, 2020. I interviewed with Hana, my mother. In this interview we talked about what it means to be a practicing Muslim. We also talked about the daily challenges that a...

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David Pollock and Eleanor Vassili

David Pollock (72) discusses his 40 years of experience with zen meditation with facilitator Eleanor Vassili (34). He talks about discovering zen meditation in recovery after having cancer, his continuation with the practice, and the challenges and benefits of meditation...

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Patricia Agheli and Lynn Wilcox

Friends Patricia Agheli (60) and Dr. Lynn Wilcox (85) discuss the religious journeys that led them to Islamic Sufism and the way their lives have shifted for the better.

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Sara Rouhi and Maureen Rouhi

Maureen Rouhi (65) has a conversation with her daughter Sara Rouhi (35) about being biracial, Iran, and mental health.

Spirituality unfolding Mankowski

This is the story of one man’s spiritual development from the Catholicism of his Polish immigrants through an epifany he had sniffing glue to his learning of transcendental meditation which has developed into a long-standing practice and peaceful existence.

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Noreen (Patience) DeWeese and Keturah DeWeese

Keturah DeWeese (18) speaks with her mom Patience DeWeese (47) about her growing up in a family of Jehovah's Witnesses, her difficult decision to leave the church and how she sought a sense of place and community in Charleston, WV....

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Paula McElwee and Mary Jane Gilmer

One Small Step partners Paula McElwee (70) and Mary Jane Gilmer (72) have a conversation about their fathers as great influences in their lives, believing in keeping people at home and out of nursing homes, and discussing how the government...

Storytelling class final interview exam. David Ohlsen

Talked about past life experiences, current, and future. I have known Fern for about 10 years now. Went to high school with him and we have been best friends ever since. It was very interesting to sit down with him...

The Great Listen: 11/23/17

My uncle Ted and I spoke about traveling, meditation, and how they have affected his lifestyle.

Inalienable Paradise: Episode 1 (SUNLIGHT)

an episode of my new audio series where i discuss NOUN/S that everybody in the world has access to that have a chance at making their day/life better .... all are welcome to gather and listen ;^D

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Dixie Fletcher and Carolyn Head

Friends, Dixie Fletcher (72) and Carolyn Head (65) share their experiences coming out to their husbands and children, talk about how their lives have changed since they started dating women, and what its like to raise children.

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Vishal Bhuva and Parag Bhuva

Brothers, Vishal Bhuva (30) and Parag Bhuva (29) talk about their family role models and cultural principles that influenced their career choices in public service. They discuss the challenges and fulfilling aspects of their work and how they balance work,...

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Emily Lakatos and Steven Lakatos

Husband and Wife Steven Lakatos (43) and Emily Lakatos (41) discuss their childhood memories, meeting each other in their 30s, Emily’ travels to Bangladesh, and Steve being the Director of the Bay Beach Wild Life Sanctuary in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

The Magic of the Yoga Room: Margie Koch
January 20, 2023 App Interview

Margie and Pam talk about yoga and the magic of meditation. Margie’s practice and yoga instruction have enhanced her life.

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Jolee Kennedy and Arlene Levit

One Small Step partners Jolee Kennedy (65) and Arlene Levit (70) discuss their upbringing, their work as nurses, and their concerns over younger generations and climate change.

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Tonya Wenger and Paris Lipsey-Coley

One Small Step conversation partners Tonya Wenger (49) and Paris Lipsey-Coley (49) discuss their children and parenting, meditation for self-care, and how faith informs their points of view.

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Julianne Larsen and Mar Nauta

Partners Julianne Larsen (46) and Mar Nauta (52) discuss how they met, the obstacles they have faced as a couple, and some of the happy memories they have shared during their thirteen years together.

Interview with Ankita

Ankita and I discussed anxiety, spirituality, letting go, familial relationships, and higher beings.

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Mark Kimmell and Andy Ritan

Mark Kimmell (61) tells his friend Andy Ritan (52) about his impending surgery for throat cancer, which will permanently change Mark's voice. The two became friends through a spiritual practice called, "the Diamond Approach."

Isabella Short interviews Johnathan Short, discussing growing up in a military family, work, and spirituality.

In this interview, conducted in November 2020 in Atlanta, GA, Isabella Short (17) interviews her father Johnathan Short (54) about his upbringing in a military family, his work life, and his thoughts and personal connections to spirituality and religion. Mr....

More than just happiness

This interview explores the deeper dimensions of happiness. How can we find happiness? How can we make people happy? And are we happy now?