Navigating the Twelve Steps with an Alternative Higher Power. Al-Anon, AA, ACA, and all other 12 Step programs ask us to "Come to Believe in a Power Greater than Ourselves". Drop your preconceived notions of god and explore “out of the box” concepts of a higher power in order to more deeply connect with the divine, others, and ourselves. ...Cuz sometimes tackling an unmanageable life requires an unorthodox Higher Power. Join McCall (+ friends/listeners) every other week, with mini BONUS episodes in-between. Contact: WaldoLovesMe@gmail.com +1 (925) 365-6833 or +1 WALDO-LOVE-3 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unboxinggod/support
15: An UnBoxing “God” Complete Convo: Mom of TikTok, Samantha Howsden Ward @MONW0102, talks to McCall
In this episode, McCall unboxes awe and wonder.
She contemplates the causes and effects of her own limited opportunities to experience awe as a child and endeavors to discover the benefits, and possible downsides of awe.
McCall explores the history of awe and its evolution in society, the sources of awe, it’s power to create social bonds, and even provide physical healing.
In an interview with Mike Richardson professor of Adol...
A special Trick and (several) Treats from Brother Matthew Paul... on the REAL DEAL of Halloween.
Drop your all of your preconceptions before listening, cuz I bet this is not at all what you expect to hear.
Especially coming from a “Religious Brother” of Catholicism.
From the history of trick or treating and dressing in costumes, to the merging of many holidays into a harvest filled bounty of celebration that many folks may ...
Regardless of whether you want to complete your basketball season, get from point A to point B, or deliver a healthy baby... the safest place to be is cushioned in the middle of a protective “bubble”.
This week's episode really packs a punch - and a few kicks - as McCall has three conversations with different martial arts practitioners who offer their insights into the importance of finding an equilibrium... where one...
Because sometimes tackling an unmanageable life requires the help of an unorthodox higher power.
Each week we will dig into a topic that challenges us... from the "God" in 12 Step Recovery, to Social Justice issues like Gender, Race and Arranged Marriage... using less than traditional tools and ideas.
Take what you like... and leave the rest.
Contact: WaldoLovesMe@gmail.com--- Support this podcast: https://...
Today has been known as Columbus Day for over a century but federally recognized since 1934. In more recent years, however, October 12th (or the second Monday of October) has come to be known as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Today we celebrate, honor, and uplift indigenous people. Also, our friend and guest, Laura, stops by to tell us a little about Canadian Thanksgiving (which is coincidentally the same day).--- Support this pod...
What do the sworn virgins of Albania, Caitlyn Jenner, Elagabalus, and Caster Semenya all have in common? They’re transgender -- or, perhaps, third gender. How long have we known about transgender? Is gender just biological sex like some say or is there something more to learn from other cultures’ and countries’ histories of gender which is not binary? Pink or blue only gender reveal parties, get ready to meet your match!
Arranged marriage - what reaction does that incite in you?
This week, we’re delving into Indian marriage: who has arranged ones and can people be happy in them? McCall and Cass have conversations with Celia Daniels, an Indian trans woman in a heterosexual arranged marriage; Monique, an Indian Australian woman who opted to have a non-arranged marriage; and Manpreet, a Punjabi woman who opted to marry a fellow Sikh.
Indian born and raised, a loving arranged marriage, a deep abiding Faith in God, and a sense that HE was a SHE from a very early age.
This week, McCall delves into conversation with Celia Sandhya Daniels, who opens up about their life: Growing up a Christian boy in India; loving God, but hating the "girl inside"; an arranged marriage, to an incredible woman; coming out as transgender; and her struggles through depression a...
Are women the downfall of humanity? The Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam) would have you believe so.
Since it's Labor Day in the States, and well over 100 degrees in Los Angeles (where McCall lives)... okay and also cuz we are still hard at work on a PACKED Episode 11 - Cass and McCall (and Kyle) are taking the week “off” and will offer up, instead of your regularly planned programming: some exciting info and a few teaser clips from interviews that will be featured over the last four weeks of Season One!
PLUS: A Call for "...
Today, we will attempt to “UnBox” the following ideas, with an open mind:
The development of “self”, identity formation, personal unconscious, childhood trauma, fractured selves, burdened parts, Internal Family Systems, and Epigenetics... with 3 special guests:
The Links in the Chain that led to A.A. - From one conversation in Zurich, between Carl Jung and his 'hopeless' patient... through the Oxford Group and on... to a trip to Vermont in 1935... then Ebby's line: 'I don't need a drink; I got religion"... to Bill Wilson and next, in Akron, came Dr. Bob Smith... and the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.)... and then, on to every other 12-Step program there is,...
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