Paddle Pilgrim PodcastMar 18, 2021
Go Outside and PLAY
When we go outside and PLAY we will learn some of life's greatest lessons in the Great Classroom and Cathedral!
"Go OUTSIDE and play..."
Finally, after this "ants-in-the-pants" kid had exhausted my mother's patience, she would say "Go, outside and play!" This second of three episodes explore how after the initial step to GO. the best place in life's learning adventure of discovery is OUTSIDE is the Great Classroom!
"GO outside and play"
Finally, after this "ants-in-the-pants" kid had exhausted my mother's patience, she would say "GO, outside and play!" This first of three episodes explores how the initial step in life's learning adventure of discovery is to GO!
The Magic of Music: Nathaniel Gumbs
Enjoy the musical journey of a young African American from the Bronx to his position as Director of Chapel Music at Yale University and compositions from Bach to Africa.
The Magic of Music: Holiday Special
Enjoy a wonderful variety of "favorite" holiday music from Lost and Found, Marty Haugen, Jane Henderson, Dr. Abe Caceres, Agape, Karin Larsen, and Will Chiles.
Grizz & His Friends: The Orchard
Noah Brown in 8 years old and in the 2nd grade. He loves to read, swim, and play basketball.
Grizz & His Friends: High Water
Izzy Nesse Lindberg is 11 and in the 6th grade. She loves to read and to draw and paint.
Grizz & His Friends: The Apple Orchard
Max is twelve and in 7th grade and loves school, playing games, and doodling!
Grizz & His Friends: An Artistic Collaboration
Enjoy a conversation between Dave, the writer; Ron, the illustrator; and Anne, who did lay-out/graphic art, and learn how this book came together.
Grizz & His Friends: Breaking Ice
Jessica is 13 and in 7th grade. Her favorite school subjects are math, English, social studies, and Spanish. She loves playing basketball and swimming.
Grizz & His Friends: Cassie's Nose
Liam is eleven and in sixth grade and loves animals and reading and learning lessons about helping others.
Grizz & His Friends: Sally's Nest
Brooklyn is 12 and in the 6th grade and loves math, playing softball, and reading stories to her little brother.
Grizz and His Friends: The Big Nice Wolf
Lucas is seven and a second-grader who loves legos, playing his violin, swimming, and writing and illustrating his own stories..
Grizz & His Friends: Introduction
Learn how this outdoor adventure began and meet Grizz and his amazing animal friends.
The Magic of Music: Encore III
Enjoy the music of Agape, The Springman's, Karin Larsen, Will Chiles, and a "surprise" finale.
The Magic of Music: Encore II
Enjoy an encore of music from Rachel Kurtz, Chris Clay. Dr.Andrew Last/Nordic Choir, and Lost and Found.
The Magic of Music: Encore I
Enjoy the music of Jonathan Rundman, Marty Haugen, Jane Henderson, Dr. Abe Caceres, Celia Whitler, and Steven Amundson.
The Magic of Music: Karin Larsen
In her role as a worship leader/teacher in a church setting, Karin weaves together words and melody with exceptional musical skill, theological depth, and improvisation born of the Spirit's inspiration.
The Magic of Music: Steven Amundson
Steven Amundson, the long-time conductor of the famed St. Olaf Orchestra, shares how music has shaped his life and can shape our minds and hearts building bridges between people and community in our fractured world.
The Magic of Music: Will Chiles
Will Chiles composes and performs music that draws from many genres: folk, country, bluegrass, choral, hymns, and indigenous weaving a tapestry of sounds and words that move the body and stir the spirit!
The Magic of Music: Jane Henderson
Jane's vocal and keyboard skills take us on a musical journey through the worlds of jazz, pop, blues, gospel, choral, and sacred. Your heart will be stretched...
The Magic of Music: Dr. Abe Caceres
Dr. Abe is an ethnomusicologist and a gifted composer and musician who writes and shares a musical journey from many cultures. His world-music expresses our amazing diversity and builds vibrant community.
The Magic of Music: Marty Haugen
Composer of songs, hymns, liturgy, and musicals, Marty Haugen's wonderful music speaks to all the seasons of our lives with simplicity and profundity, and grace.
Grizz and His Friends: Pedro's Pals
Sometimes you have to look hard and listen well to discover your friends.
The Magic of Music: Celia Whitler
Weaving together country and gospel, Celia uses her gifts to compose, sing, and inspire with songs that passionately explore the highs and lows of life.
The Magic of Music: Lost and Found
What began as a bike trip across the country became a long and winding and wonderful musical journey with songs that lift your spirit, challenge your values, and deepen your faith.
The Magic of Music: The Springmans
A lively and fun musical family journey with lots of good lessons along the way. Invite your kids and grandkids to listen ...
The Magic of Music: Agape...David Scherer
Known the world over as Agape, David Sherer is a hip-hop artist whose rhythm and poetry weave together real-world themes of justice, peace, and hope.
The Magic of Music: Dr. Andrew Last
Enjoy magnificent music from the Nordic Choir punctuated by personal anecdotes and songs on a musical journey from a small river town on the Mississippi to the great concert halls.
The Magic of Music: Rachel Kurtz
Singer/songwriter Rachel Kurtz weaves together a lively faith, real-world issues, and her personal journey in authentic music that stirs the soul.
The Magic of Music: Brian Christopher Clay
Brian Christopher Clay does it all: Jazz, Blues, R&B, Gospel, and Pop. Join a journey that began at age 4 and enjoy the beautiful music he has been making for years...
Grizz and His Friends
How will Grizz and his animal friends solve the latest problem they face? Learn how they enjoy working together and helping each other.
The Magic of Music: Jonathan Rundman
A musical journey and mini-concert with the singer/songwriter. Special bonus: the world premiere of a new tune.
Portaging the Pandemic: PLAN
When we pause, ponder, pray, play, and pare we are actually practicing and living the PLAN for a healthy and happy life post-pandemic.
Portaging the Pandemic: PARE
How to pare, prune, and simplify your life for added meaning and joy and so that "others may simply live."
Portaging the Pandemic: PLAY
We know we need to play more, but what is PLAY? Learn from children, research, and the Nordic practice of Fresh Air Life and Go Outside and Play!
Portaging the Pandemic: PRAY
Explore the variety of ways to pray, find your prayer path, and be sustained and strengthened during this time of Pandemic...and always!
Portaging the Pandemic: Ponder
When we "pause" we have the opportunity to "ponder" and explore not only the external scenery of our lives, but our "inner landscapes" and discover deeper meaning and value on our life journey.
Life Journeys: World-Famous Epidemiologist and Author: Dr. Michael Osterholm
Dr. O. gives an update on the Coronavirus Pandemic with wisdom for individuals, schools, religious institutions, and our nation as well as sharing what and who led him to become a "bug detective."
Portaging Pandemic: Pause
During this time of Pandemic the experience of "portaging" and leaving the river to carry one's gear and canoe/kayak around a waterfall or rapids can become a time of learning and growth. We begin the journey by "pausing."
Portaging Pandemic: Lessons from leaving the waters to portage during the pandemic.
This series will help listeners navigate, survive, and thrive during the pandemic by pausing, pondering, praying, processing, playing, planning, paring, and creating a new Paradigm with greater peace, joy, and hope.
Life Journeys: Adventurer, Author, Speaker Dave Ellingson
Dave shares life lessons from his journey as a pastor, professor, and paddle pilgrim in a lively conversation with his former student, Bello Dondja.
Life Journeys: Leader in the GLBTQ+ Community, Church and Beyond, Pastor Casey Tinnin
Pastor Casey shares his trail-blazing and courageous journey as a Gay Pastor serving his congregation and doing outreach and community organizing in the GLBTQ+ community. His ministry helps us discover what the church should be all about...loving and serving all people!
Life Journeys: Immigrants, Dreamers, and Citizenship? Judith Ortiz and Misael Salmeron
Their parents brought them as children to the United States seeking the American Dream. Hear the struggles and achievements and hopes of these successful young college graduates and business professionals.
Life Journeys: Professor, Pilgrim, Historian of Ideas Dr. Jeff Mallinson
Join this adventurous person for wise and witty observations from his journey which has included stops at Oxford for his Ph.D., alternative lifestyle communities across the U.S., and current teaching in history, political thought, and religion at Concordia University in Southern California.
Life Journeys: Pastor Kelly Chatman, Director of the Center for Leadership and Neighborhood Engagement
Kelly weaves together his varied and diverse work in schools, churches, and neighborhoods and says "It's all about relationships," as we battle against racism, discrimination, and privilege and engage in conversation and action to build God's world of justice and peace.
Life Journeys: Outdoor Early Learning Educator, Susan Houglum
Sue teaches that the outdoors can be a wonder-filled place for early learning...just add some water, dirt, mud, sticks, rocks, plant, and trees. Using the teachings of Richard Louv, Claire Worden, and her own outdoor experience on a farm in Oregon, in the bush of Alaska, and in an urban rooftop learning center, explore how you can develop early learning in this time of pandemic that is safe and develops body, mind, and spirit.
Life Journeys: Master Communicator, Videographer, Entrepreneur Bello Dondja
Follow Bello's journey from a village in Africa to America; his struggles communicating and the joy of overcoming those obstacles to become a communication professional who uses his skills to help individuals and organizations communicate electronically as well as to mentor young people like himself to find their voice.
Life Journeys: Adventure Artist and Expedition Kayaker Ellen McDonah
Taking her inspiration to create art from the natural world and her outdoor adventures down the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers and the Fjords of Norway, Ellen encourages in all of us a deep sense of wonder and creativity.
Life Journeys: Faith Formation Leader/Educator: Mark Jackson
Mark shares how his mentors invited him into servant-leadership and then "got out of the way..." Now as a parent and educator Mark helps young people discover their gifts and call to serve others.