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Paddle Pilgrim Podcast

Paddle Pilgrim Podcast

By David Ellingson

This podcast explores adventures in life, relationships, and spirit.
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The Magic of Music: Encore I

Paddle Pilgrim PodcastApr 22, 2021

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Go Outside and PLAY

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!

Mar 09, 202216:57
"Go OUTSIDE and play..."

"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!

Feb 24, 202219:45
"GO outside and play"

"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!

Feb 09, 202220:03
The Magic of Music: Nathaniel Gumbs

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.

Jan 20, 202248:59
The Magic of Music: Holiday Special

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. 

Nov 26, 202155:23
Grizz & His Friends: The Orchard

Grizz & His Friends: The Orchard

Noah Brown in 8 years old and in the 2nd grade. He loves to read, swim, and play basketball.

Nov 17, 202114:10
Grizz & His Friends: High Water

Grizz & His Friends: High Water

Izzy Nesse Lindberg is 11 and in the 6th grade.  She loves to read and to draw and paint.

Nov 10, 202110:53
Grizz & His Friends: The Apple Orchard

Grizz & His Friends: The Apple Orchard

Max is twelve and in 7th grade and loves school, playing games, and doodling!

Nov 03, 202112:43
Grizz & His Friends: An Artistic Collaboration

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.

Oct 27, 202124:53
Grizz & His Friends: Breaking Ice

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.

Oct 20, 202110:27
Grizz & His Friends: Cassie's Nose

Grizz & His Friends: Cassie's Nose

Liam is eleven and in sixth grade and loves animals and reading and learning lessons about helping others.

Oct 13, 202113:15
Grizz & His Friends: Sally's Nest

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.

Oct 06, 202113:06
Grizz and His Friends: The Big Nice Wolf

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.. 

Sep 29, 202112:14
Grizz & His Friends: Introduction

Grizz & His Friends: Introduction

Learn how this outdoor adventure began and meet Grizz and his amazing animal friends.

Sep 25, 202110:23
The Magic of Music: Encore III

The Magic of Music: Encore III

Enjoy the music of Agape, The Springman's, Karin Larsen, Will Chiles, and a "surprise" finale.

May 06, 202132:59
The Magic of Music: Encore II

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.

Apr 29, 202120:51
The Magic of Music: Encore I

The Magic of Music: Encore I

Enjoy the music of Jonathan Rundman, Marty Haugen, Jane Henderson, Dr. Abe Caceres, Celia Whitler, and Steven Amundson.

Apr 22, 202137:24
The Magic of Music: Karin Larsen

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. 

Apr 15, 202157:59
The Magic of Music: Steven Amundson

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.

Apr 08, 202101:03:06
The Magic of Music: Will Chiles

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!

Apr 01, 202153:01
The Magic of Music: Jane Henderson

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...

Mar 25, 202101:02:49
The Magic of Music: Dr. Abe Caceres

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.

Mar 18, 202146:20
The Magic of Music: Marty Haugen

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.

Mar 11, 202157:19
Grizz and His Friends: Pedro's Pals

Grizz and His Friends: Pedro's Pals

Sometimes you have to look hard and listen well to discover your friends.

Mar 09, 202102:56
The Magic of Music: Celia Whitler

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. 

Mar 04, 202101:04:21
The Magic of Music: Lost and Found

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.

Feb 25, 202144:39
The Magic of Music: The Springmans

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 ... 

Feb 18, 202146:16
The Magic of Music: Agape...David Scherer

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. 

Feb 11, 202149:15
The Magic of Music: Dr. Andrew Last

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.

Feb 04, 202101:04:19
The Magic of Music: Rachel Kurtz

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.

Jan 28, 202101:01:17
The Magic of Music: Brian Christopher Clay

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...

Jan 21, 202139:04
Grizz and His Friends

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.

Jan 20, 202102:56
The Magic of Music: Jonathan Rundman

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.

Jan 14, 202146:28
Portaging the Pandemic: PLAN

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.  

Dec 10, 202017:30
Portaging the Pandemic: PARE

Portaging the Pandemic: PARE

How to pare, prune, and simplify your life for added meaning and joy and so that "others may simply live."

Dec 03, 202019:32
Portaging the Pandemic: PLAY

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!

Nov 27, 202018:47
Portaging the Pandemic: PRAY

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!

Nov 19, 202027:09
Portaging the Pandemic: Ponder

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.

Nov 12, 202024:34
Life Journeys: World-Famous Epidemiologist and Author: Dr. Michael Osterholm

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." 

Nov 12, 202035:54
Portaging Pandemic: Pause

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."

Oct 29, 202020:43
Portaging Pandemic: Lessons from leaving the waters to portage during the pandemic.

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.

Oct 22, 202012:49
Life Journeys: Adventurer, Author, Speaker Dave Ellingson

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.

Oct 17, 202001:07:44
Life Journeys: Leader in the GLBTQ+ Community, Church and Beyond, Pastor Casey Tinnin

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!

Oct 02, 202035:45
Life Journeys: Immigrants, Dreamers, and Citizenship? Judith Ortiz and Misael Salmeron

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.

Sep 25, 202053:57
Life Journeys: Professor, Pilgrim, Historian of Ideas Dr. Jeff Mallinson

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.

Sep 18, 202043:00
Life Journeys: Pastor Kelly Chatman, Director of the Center for Leadership and Neighborhood Engagement

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.

Sep 11, 202037:23
Life Journeys: Outdoor Early Learning Educator, Susan Houglum

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.

Sep 11, 202030:29
Life Journeys: Master Communicator, Videographer, Entrepreneur Bello Dondja

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.

Aug 28, 202037:01
Life Journeys: Adventure Artist and Expedition Kayaker Ellen McDonah

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.  

Aug 21, 202032:17
Life Journeys: Faith Formation Leader/Educator: Mark Jackson

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.

Aug 14, 202028:06