About This Show
An interview based podcast that gives space to relationships, faith, creativity and passion. A wide variety of people (therapists, pastors and artists) talk about how they navigate the complex waters of all our death bed desires. This podcast is about leaning into the good inefficiencies of life to gain greater traction, connection and intimacy with those we love the most.
Most Recent Episode
Episode #49 The Practice of Listening
2 days ago
This 49th episode is about practicing the importance of listening. Much of communication relies on listening well but it's so easy to fall into the trap of only considering what we should say next. To practice listening we have three storytellers from around the country who are sharing a story of beauty that will help us practice and enjoy the singular activity of listening well. Enjoy!Michael Padden is a New York based director who develops new plays with many artists and companies throughout the city. Some of the companies that he’s had the pleasure of working with include: Samuel French Short Play Festival, Rising Phoenix Repertory, MCC’s Youth Company, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, The New Group and Barrow Street Theatre. He was a member of the 2014-2015 Playwright Directors Unit and the 2015-2016 Director’s Unit at The Actor’s Studio. Sharifa Stevens, a Bronx native living in Dallas, TX, earned a BA from Columbia University in New York and a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary. She writes, sings, and prefers to spend her time giggling, noshing or traveling. Sharifa is married to Jonathan. They have two children.Jason Mitchell is a California native who has spent some quality time in