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Good News and Better News

The good news is, it's under 22 minutes long.The better news is, it seems even faster.The good news is, it's hosted by Jonathan Richard Cring.The better news is, he's not a stick.The good news is, the human race is not lost.The better news is, so life doesn't suck.

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Goody Goody, Dumb Stops

Good is supposed to make the dumb stop. If good doesn't do it, the dumb not only continues but can grow. Finding good makes the dumb stop. Cring takes us on the mission. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

18mins

12 Mar 2019

Rank #1

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Hello, Alien! Welcome to Earth (1)

The Earth is human--and needs its human caretakers to feel, reason and evolve. Cring explains why we need to apply this Earth-friendly behavior. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

17mins

9 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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Vision 2020 (Fear Itself )

Fear.  It's insidious because it tries to live inside us, stalling us. Cring identifies the three big fears and explains how to get free. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

15mins

30 Mar 2020

Rank #3

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Vision 2020 (Great Expectations)

GREAT EXPECTATIONS. An idea that actually leads to great disappointments. Cring gives us three questions to help us choose happiness instead of futility. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

15mins

6 Apr 2020

Rank #4

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Oh, My God! (As For Me, Part 1)

The Ten Commandments. Do they really express the mind of God? No, says Cring. They're anti-human, starting with the first one. To quote James Kirk from Star Trek, why would God need a spaceship? And if there are no other gods, why would He have to warn us about them? Good news and better news: a weekly podcast in which we endeavor mightily to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot  and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain from the race--for after all, it's not a competition. We just want to enjoy the human walk together.

15mins

25 Sep 2019

Rank #5

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AMAZING THINGS (from 5 Things I Learned Before I Was 5)

Common sense is an amazing thing. Cring summarizes the five things we all learned before we were five years old, explaining why they are even more essential now. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk toget

14mins

27 Aug 2019

Rank #6

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Culture Club (Oh boy, George!)

Culture. The root word is “cult.” Has America become an armed camp of little groups, hovering together to protect themselves while attacking the others?  Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

14mins

30 Oct 2018

Rank #7

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My Life Sucks (Session 1 with Mike)

"My life sucks," Mike said. "That's because you're missing some information," said the counselor. He proceeded to reveal the Sought & Bought Concept. It's a game changer. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--it's not a competition. We just want to enjoy the human walk together.

14mins

3 Sep 2019

Rank #8

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Christmas Makes God Possible

Christmas is what makes God wise. Cring takes us on a backstage tour of the Bethlehem cast--what really happened when they collided together to create everlasting theater. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

23mins

11 Dec 2018

Rank #9

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Willing but Weak (Our Factual Actual)

In search of our factual actual, Cring explains that the spirit may be willing and the flesh weak, but we can still find great paths to success. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

17mins

23 Oct 2018

Rank #10

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ZIP OR GET ZAPPED (from As For Me)

ZIP means SEX. Don't commit adultery is the Sixth Commandment. But we are ALL sexual beings. If we want sex to be great, we must understand that it's a heart, soul, mind and body experience. Cring explains the process. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot  and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog: a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to  enjoy the human walk together.

17mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #11

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Real to Feel (from As For Me )

Real.  God REALLY made us, so we can afford to BE real. The Ten Commandments could never have been made by the God who made us. Cring walks us through it. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

15mins

2 Dec 2019

Rank #12

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Habits of Wise Men

Following some traveling tips from these wise men, Cring examines what prompted them to chase a star. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

11mins

4 Dec 2018

Rank #13

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I'm Scared to Death (Session 2 With Laura)

In Session 2, Laura addresses her fears through the GIVE-LIVE concept. Cring outlines a few simple steps that help us to replace fear with love. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--it's not a competition. We just want to enjoy the human walk together.

13mins

10 Sep 2019

Rank #14

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Humans Are Tomatoes or How I Learned to Salsa

Cring takes us to the garden to prove we’re all tomatoes, looking for a way to be saucy. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

15mins

13 Nov 2018

Rank #15

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Vision 2020: Politics and Religion

Politics and religion must not mix, says Cring. The separation of church and state keeps them both strong. He explains why. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

15mins

2 Mar 2020

Rank #16

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Hello, Alien! Welcome to Earth (Part 11)

FULL OF IT. A good description of Earth life. Cring explains how we can access the planet's resources and opportunities in order to live abundant lives. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

15mins

17 Feb 2020

Rank #17

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Hello, Alien! Welcome to Earth (Part 10)

The Earth is a place of uncertainty, says Cring. Deal with it by having a second reason, going the second mile and thereby earning yourself a second chance. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

12mins

10 Feb 2020

Rank #18

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Mind Benders (or Two Brain Drains)

Mind-bending brain drains. Our thinking is the last stop off before doing. So Cring takes this podcast to examine two areas where we get stalled on the way to success. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

14mins

27 Nov 2018

Rank #19

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We Dont Have to Be As Stupid As We Appear

Cring starts off the New Year with an intelligent challenge: let's question whether the new ideas are really new at all. Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade.  We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless. Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/. Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two. And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order. We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

17mins

1 Jan 2019

Rank #20