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(Part 2) On the Brink of Everything with Parker Palmer

Chapter X with Michael Kay

What does it truly mean to be your authentic self? It starts with showing up in the world in a way that reflects our values.  In my career as a Financial Life Planner, the conversations I have with clients are not about stock market returns or how many toys you accumulate over the years. They’re about being able to rest your head on the pillow at night, armed with the confidence that you’re living your values. As today’s guest explains, honoring our human wholeness doesn’t mean perfection but it means embracing the brokenness in ourselves as part of who we are. Essentially, it’s being unafraid to be fully seen for who we really are, including all of our flaws, dents, and the dings that experience has brought us.  Parker J. Palmer is a writer, speaker, activist, and founder and Senior Partner Emeritus of the Center for Courage & Renewal. I hope you’ll join us for part two of his interview on Chapter X. We discussed: Recognizing what most of us do when we listen to another person’s problem The difference between asking honest questions vs. advice in disguise Taking the risk of showing up in the world as who you really are How we can humanize conversation in the world we are living in Why Parker feels that reading poetry is absolutely critical to his life   Links Parker J. Palmer on FacebookCenter for Courage & Renewal

39mins

15 Sep 2021

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(Part 1) On the Brink of Everything with Parker Palmer

Chapter X with Michael Kay

One of the greater challenges we face with aging is new limitations. While these limitations might test us, staying engaged in our daily lives is what will continue to give us both meaning and purpose. Today I’m joined by a guest who is part poet, part storyteller. Parker Palmer is a bestselling author, speaker, and activist who has graciously agreed to share his insight with us today. After writing his first nine books, Parker transitioned from the long distance run of penning books to creating short-form essays online. His tenth book, On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old, was born from that collection of essays. It’s a thought-provoking reflection on the gift of aging and what gives us purpose in life. In part one of our interview, Parker explores the inspiring concept of embracing our life experiences by looking at them from different angles. We discussed: How we redeem hard times in life by finding the meaning and purpose in it Why making ourselves useful matters more than ever in our later years The reason why Parker embraced short-form writing in the last 20 years What attending Berkeley in the 60s taught him about social change How a sabbatical year living in a Quaker community changed Parker’s life Links Parker J. Palmer on FacebookCenter for Courage & Renewal

30mins

8 Sep 2021

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"How to Heal Our Divides" interview with Parker Palmer

How to Heal Our Divides

"How to Heal Our Divides" interview with Parker Palmer where he discusses The Center for Courage and Renewal

53mins

30 Jul 2021

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Bonus: Parker Palmer & Listening for Vocation

Heart's Desire & Social Change

Fr. Dan talks with Parker Palmer, a writer, speaker, activist, and founder and Senior Partner Emeritus of the Center for Courage & Renewal. They explore how to follow the true calling of one’s heart, the struggles often encountered on the journey to the heart’s desire, and continued discernment through retirement.Resources:Parker Palmer's biographyLet Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation by Parker PalmerOn the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old by Parker PalmerThe Growing Edge with Parker and singer Carrie NewcomerTheir song, "The Music Will Play On"

57mins

29 Jul 2021

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Interview w/ Parker Palmer (Part 2)

Teaching, Reading, and Learning: The Reading League Podcast

Parker J. Palmer is a writer, speaker, activist, and founder and Senior Partner Emeritus of the Center for Courage & Renewal. His wisdom has reached millions worldwide through his ten books, including the best-selling Healing the Heart of Democracy, Let Your Life Speak, The Courage to Teach, and A Hidden Wholeness. His latest bestseller is On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity and Getting Old (2018). Parker holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley, and 13 honorary doctorates. The Leadership Project, a national survey of 10,000 educators, named him one of the 30 “most influential senior leaders” in higher education and one of the 10 key “agenda-setters” of the past decade. In 2010, Palmer was given the William Rainey Harper Award whose previous recipients include Margaret Mead, Elie Wiesel, and Paolo Freire.  For twenty years, the Accrediting Commission for Graduate Medical Education has given annual Parker J. Palmer “Courage to Teach” and “Courage to Lead” Awards to directors of exemplary medical residency programs. Living the Questions: Essays Inspired by the Work and Life of Parker J. Palmer, was published in 2005. A member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker), Dr. Palmer and his wife, Sharon L. Palmer, live in Madison, Wisconsin.This episode is brought to you by The Institute for Multi-Sensory Education (IMSE). The Institute for Multi-Sensory Education has been helping teachers make that happen for 25 years by offering extensive training and virtual teaching resources. Learn how to apply IMSE’s IDA-Accredited Orton-Gillingham approach based on the science of reading by signing up for their virtual trainings this spring and summer.  Visit IMSE.com to learn more and register for their courses.Further Reading and Exploration Books by Parker J. Palmer  To Know as We Are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey by Parker Palmer Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation by Parker Palmer The Active Life: A Spirituality of Work, Creativity, and Caring by Parker Palmer A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life by Parker Palmer The Promise of Paradox: A Celebration of Contradictions in the Christian Life by Parker Palmer The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life by Parker Palmer  The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal by Parker Palmer Healing the Heart of Democracy by Parker Palmer The Courage to Teach Guide to Reflection and Renewal by Parker Palmer On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old by Parker Palmer Parker’s Facebook Page  The Growing Edge Podcast with Parker Palmer and Carrie Newcomer Howard Thurman  Anchored in the Current: Discovering Howard Thurman as Educator, Activist, Guide, and Prophet by Gregory C. Ellison II  Breathe for Change The Book of Delights by Ross Gay

58mins

5 May 2021

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Interview w/ Parker Palmer (Part 1)

Teaching, Reading, and Learning: The Reading League Podcast

Parker J. Palmer is a writer, speaker, activist, and founder and Senior Partner Emeritus of the Center for Courage & Renewal. His wisdom has reached millions worldwide through his ten books, including the best-selling Healing the Heart of Democracy, Let Your Life Speak, The Courage to Teach, and A Hidden Wholeness. His latest bestseller is On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity and Getting Old (2018). Parker holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley, and 13 honorary doctorates. The Leadership Project, a national survey of 10,000 educators, named him one of the 30 “most influential senior leaders” in higher education and one of the 10 key “agenda-setters” of the past decade. In 2010, Palmer was given the William Rainey Harper Award whose previous recipients include Margaret Mead, Elie Wiesel, and Paolo Freire.  For twenty years, the Accrediting Commission for Graduate Medical Education has given annual Parker J. Palmer “Courage to Teach” and “Courage to Lead” Awards to directors of exemplary medical residency programs. Living the Questions: Essays Inspired by the Work and Life of Parker J. Palmer, was published in 2005. A member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker), Dr. Palmer and his wife, Sharon L. Palmer, live in Madison, Wisconsin.This episode is brought to you by The Institute for Multi-Sensory Education (IMSE). The Institute for Multi-Sensory Education has been helping teachers make that happen for 25 years by offering extensive training and virtual teaching resources. Learn how to apply IMSE’s IDA-Accredited Orton-Gillingham approach based on the science of reading by signing up for their virtual trainings this spring and summer.  Visit IMSE.com to learn more and register for their courses.Further Reading and Exploration Books by Parker J. Palmer  To Know as We Are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey by Parker Palmer Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation by Parker Palmer The Active Life: A Spirituality of Work, Creativity, and Caring by Parker Palmer A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life by Parker Palmer The Promise of Paradox: A Celebration of Contradictions in the Christian Life by Parker Palmer The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life by Parker Palmer  The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal by Parker Palmer Healing the Heart of Democracy by Parker Palmer The Courage to Teach Guide to Reflection and Renewal by Parker Palmer On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old by Parker Palmer Parker’s Facebook Page  The Growing Edge Podcast with Parker Palmer and Carrie Newcomer Howard Thurman  Anchored in the Current: Discovering Howard Thurman as Educator, Activist, Guide, and Prophet by Gregory C. Ellison II  Breathe for Change The Book of Delights by Ross Gay

55mins

4 May 2021

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[Unedited] Parker Palmer with Krista Tippett

On Being with Krista Tippett

This is the unedited conversation Krista had with Parker Palmer in 2002, which is excerpted within our produced episode “The Soul in Depression.” That episode also includes the voices of Andrew Solomon and Anita Barrows.  Find the transcript for that show at onbeing.org. Parker J. Palmer is a teacher, author, and founder and senior partner emeritus of the Center for Courage & Renewal. His many books include Healing the Heart of Democracy, Let Your Life Speak, and On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old.

54mins

4 Feb 2021

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19. The Godfather feat. Parker Palmer

Soul Force Ones

Parker Palmer, the Godfather of contemplative studies, shares about the paradox of retirement and life,  contemplation and action and being true to self while navigating projections and pain.  We also talk with Parker about radical equality, the mentorship of Merten, and much more. Dr. Palmer is an educator, activist, and author of many books, essays and poems including The Courage to Teach and On The Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old.  Parker is also the founder of the center for courage and renewal. 🎧 Audio Podcast -- Listen, Subscribe and Review! Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/soul-force-ones/id1524696837Spotify: open.spotify.com/show/7eX2IiCxiX7L4RcHpJpmpIFOLLOW ➕soulforceones.com: https://soulforceones.com ➕Instagram: https://instagram.com/soulforceones ➕Facebook: http://facebook.com/soulforceones➕Youtube: https://soulforceones.link/youtubeMUSICQuantic - ArchipelagoNas ft Q-Tip - One LoveLightheaded - Soul Power SOUL FORCE ONES Jon Stoll and colin cole host a provocative podcast about purpose and practice that examines how Careers, Activism, Spirituality, and Hip Hop (CASH) rules everything around us. 

1hr 23mins

25 Jan 2021

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Parker Palmer on telling the truth, community care, and being born baffled

The Labyrinth and the Thread

Many thanks to our guest Parker Palmer! You can find Carrie Newcomer and Parker Palmer's retreat series and podcast "The Growing Edge" at https://www.newcomerpalmer.com/The Labyrinth and the Thread focuses on mental health and creativity. If you need support, here are some resources to find mental health professionals:Psychology Today Directory: National directory of therapists.https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapistsTherapy for Black Girls: Find trusted, culturally competent therapists. https://therapyforblackgirls.com/Trans Lifeline: Peer support by and for trans people. https://translifeline.org

29mins

22 Jan 2021

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Getting to Yes, And… | Parker Palmer – ‘On the Brink of Everything’

Second City Works presents "Getting to Yes, And"

Kelly connects with noted author and activist Parker Palmer to talk about living a whole and purposeful life. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3797327/Getting_to_Yes_And_Parker_Palmer_-_On_the_Brink_of_Everything__2020-11-19-214527.64kmono.mp3

24 Nov 2020

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