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Lisa Gungor

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EP 55: Embodied Leadership: Pushing Back and Speaking Truth with Lisa Gungor

The Unburdened Leader

When being right is more important to you than being in relationship, difference and questioning become something to fear.And fear shuts down connection and curiosity.Unattended grief and rage are fertile ground for fear to have a party with our capacity to stay curious and welcome the discomfort of doubt and questions. And trust cannot exist without the ability to share and question the norms and beliefs of a community. When we lead or are led this way, questions become a threat to belonging and status quo. And when you are in the public eye, there seems to be even less room for doubt and more momentum for digging heels into being right, at the sacrifice of relationships and dignity.Today’s Unburdened Leader guest and her husband lost friends, community, and much of their livelihood when they started to question some of the foundational tenets of their beliefs, which were deeply intertwined into their community.Instead of their doubt and curiosity being welcomed and honored, their questioning came at a great cost that reflected that many in their community were more invested in being right over their relationships.Lisa Gungor has been scribbling down songs since she was seven years old. A maker at heart, Lisa studied art in college, and in 2005 she began recording and traveling with the band that eventually turned into the two-time Grammy-nominated musical collective known as Gungor. She has new solo music under the name Isa Ma, and is co-founder of Sacred Feminine.Listen to the full episode to hear:How Lisa’s beliefs and identity got publicly subsumed, first with her band then with her husband’s questioningWhat Lisa learned from the solidarity of the friends and community members who stuck by themHow Lisa found her songwriting voice while struggling with her faith and infertilityWhat embodied leadership means to LisaLearn more about Lisa Gungor:Isa MaSacred FeminineInstagram: @LisaGungor, @Isa_Ma_MusicThe Most Beautiful Thing I've Seen: Opening Your Eyes to Wonder, Lisa GungorLearn more about Rebecca:rebeccaching.comWork With RebeccaSign up for the weekly Unburdened Leader EmailResources:Paths to God: Living the Bhagavad Gita, Ram DassThe Psychedelic Explorer's Guide: Safe, Therapeutic, and Sacred Journeys, James FadimanAwakening the Body, Will JohnsonWomen Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype, Clarissa Pinkola EstésEverything Everywhere All at OnceThe Princess Bride

1hr 6mins

17 Jun 2022

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Episode 002: Lisa Gungor

Better Sects

Diving deep with Grammy-nominated artist, mother, and spiritual teacher, Lisa Gungor. From her charismatic Christian roots to a spiritual journey that hasn’t left any part of her life, faith, marriage, or motherhood unchanged, this is a conversation you won’t want to miss. Come for the deconstruction, stay for the advice on tantric sex. This episode covers is all!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bettersects/message

1hr 21mins

7 Oct 2020

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Mental Health during the Pandemic with Lisa Gungor

The Metta Moon Podcast with Emily Capshaw

Lisa Gungor (Gungor, Isa Ma) joins me to talk about COVID-19, and how a shift in perspective, some good laughs, and frequent dance parties can help get us through.Find Lisa's music and book hereKeep in touch with me on social media:Youtube: Metta MoonInstagram: @emily.capshaw Twitter: @emilyjoycapshaw Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MettaMoon/Tik Tok: @emily.capshaw

1hr 13mins

25 Mar 2020

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024 The Most Beautiful Thing I've Seen by Lisa Gungor

Book Club with Julia and Victoria

Few books have the ability to make Julia cry, but this one definitely did. Lisa Gungor’s 2018 memoir discusses the themes of motherhood and the divine feminine, and follows the ups and downs of being a Christian celebrity who loses her faith. Join us as we discuss how these themes intersect with our lives, and whether or not spaghetti is a good visual metaphor for evolving belief systems.Recommendations:The Liturgists PodcastLisa’s new music project, Isa MaThe Very Worst Missionary by Jamie WrightNext Week:High Fidelity by Nick Hornby(And don’t forget the show on Hulu!)


7 Mar 2020

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Episode 13: Lisa Gungor- Beauty In All Things

Impossible Beauty

For years I have connected with the heart, beauty, and honesty of the Grammy-nominated band, Gungor. I recently had the chance to speak with Lisa Gungor of the musical duo. Lisa is a gifted singer/songwriter who now writes music for her solo career, “Isa Ma.” Lisa also recently released her first book entitled "The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen: Opening Your Eyes to Wonder."In her book, Lisa details formational events in her family life; the beautiful, the painful, and how all of it has transformed her. In my time with Lisa, she vulnerably speaks about seeing beauty in all things, including in life’s broken places and within herself.


12 Feb 2020

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Hard to love, LA with Lisa Gungor

The Red Couch Podcast with Propaganda and Alma

this night was very special! we talked to Lisa gungor about her many twists and turns!  if yall wanna get involved in our Ethiopia work:https://www.fh.org/propaganda also, Los Angeles legend Dj Malski offered up some fun!


29 Oct 2019

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THIS Questions Pt 2 (With Lisa Gungor)

Loving THIS with Michael Gungor

Lisa (Isa) Gungor joins her partner Michael (Vishnu) in a second round of questions from the audience about Michael's new book: THIS: Becoming Free. 

1hr 3mins

22 May 2019

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23. Owning Your Influence in the Spotlight with Lisa Gungor

The Lucky Few

Hey, friends! Thanks for joining us for Episode 4 of this season. You picked the right day to tune in. We’re chatting with Lisa Gungor, a wife, musician, and mama to two girls, one who has Down Syndrome.  Lisa is one of the curators of the two-time Grammy nominated musical duo "Gungor,” the author of the book "The Most Beautiful Thing I've Seen," and a contributor to The Liturgists Podcast. She’s a creative soul who owns her influence to shift the Down Syndrome narrative through her music. Lisa and her husband Michael created their band “Gungor” over a decade ago and wrote mostly Christian songs. In their struggle with infertility, they wrote “Beautiful Things.” Later, they would write the song, “Light” to celebrate their second daughter, Lucy, who has Down Syndrome.  Having a child with Down Syndrome shocked the Gungors, but it didn’t shake their faith as much as leading worship at mega churches did. Join us today as Lisa shares her infamous faith journey, what she believes now, and how Down Syndrome shaped her spiritual world.  SHOW LINKS Connect with Lisa Gungor Instagram Website Lisa’s Faith Journey The Liturgist’s Podcast Listen to Gungor Music Youtube Website Facebook Listen to “Light” inspired by Lisa’s daughter with Down Syndrome Get your copy of The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen by Lisa Gungor. SHOW SPONSOR Jonas Paul Eyewear PROMO CODE: theluckyfew for 15% OFF your purchase at jonaspauleyewear.com CHECK OUT HEATHER’S NEW BOOK Scoot Over and Make Some Room: Creating a Space Where Everyone Belongs by Heather Avis is available for pre-order on Amazon. Head to Youtube and subscribe to The Lucky Few’s NEW Channel: In Search of The Lucky Few. Click here to start watching now!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theluckyfewpod/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theluckyfewpod/support

1hr 9mins

8 Apr 2019

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#349 The Megachurch Prosperity Gospel & False Converts | Responding to Lisa Gungor

Megiddo Radio

On tonight's programme we respond to the video Lisa Gungor did with Buzzfeed called 'How I Lost Faith In The Mega Church'. What can be learned from her experience? How should we respond to suffering in the world from a Biblical point of view?

1hr 28mins

10 Nov 2018

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Sarah visited a psychic medium and got some surprising results. Kristen has the sinking feeling she might have an adult-onset caffeine allergy. And the girls talk with Lisa Gungor about her new book The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen.In this episode we talked about:The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and What You Can Do About ItDaily Harvest – get three free cups with this link!Purely Northwest Antifungal Tea Tree Oil Body WashDigestive EnzymesRumi Oracle CardsPodcast (selfie): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | RSS

1hr 1min

8 Oct 2018