#107 – Building a Community (with Melissa Cummings!)

#107 – Building a Community (with Melissa Cummings!)

We all want more community, but are we willing to put in the work that real community takes? Melissa Cummings is willing and today she explains how much work it really is and why she finds it to be a blessing worth the effort. Listen to the podcast: TUNE IN: Apple Podcasts | Spotify |…

SS #87: How to Contemplate (The Thinking Mom’s Checklist)

SS #87: How to Contemplate (The Thinking Mom’s Checklist)

In the heated cultural climate of today, a true conversation with real thinking behind arguments can be hard to find. Alan Jacob’s book How to Think explains why that is so and how to overcome the modern (or postmodern) hindrances to thought and contemplation. Jacobs doesn’t, in the end, tell us “how to think.” But…

SS #77: Let’s Get Together, Yeah Yeah Yeah (Communities vs. Networks)

SS #77: Let’s Get Together, Yeah Yeah Yeah (Communities vs. Networks)

Today’s discussion between Brandy, Pam, Mystie, and Abby centers on the differences between communities and networks as spelled out by John Taylor Gatto in his wonderful little book Dumbing Us Down. To which do you belong? Is there an ideal? There’s a lot of food for thought in this episode. Time to register for the…