This is America with Isaiah Gooley

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Our first episode featuring Jim Sanders was about race.  During our conversation, he mentioned a seminal book The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander and I felt motivated to read it.  After I did I reached out to my friend Isaiah Gooley from the Mixed Mental Arts community to see if he would like to discuss the book itself.  The book is an extremely important piece of literature in regards to understanding American Culture.  This is our conversation about it.

Love in action is listening to understand, not to react.

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We are very anxious to hear YOUR feedback at our first jump into this and want to hear the good and bad so we can keep doing the right things correctly and correct the things we are not.

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A special thanks to the musical talent of our friend and guest of the show David HaLevy for writing and performing the sound to our intro and outgoing music.  Check out the Ruach Guitar Facebook Page he makes by hand and plays as well as on Instagram.   We are very humbled and grateful for this personal touch to the show and cherish it greatly.   תודה David!

Click below to hear an audiogram from the episode and hear a tidbit from the conversation.

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Stereotyped Part 2 with Liam Breunle

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I found it impossible to pack in even one conversation with Liam Breunle into a single episode so here is the second half of our conversation.  Stereotyping others is a flaw we all suffer from both from others and from our own hand.  Liam is scientific evidence that fighting stereotypes are worth the effort.  I reached out to him after he started following the podcast on from his Instagram account and encourage everyone to follow his burgeoning career!

Love in action is listening to understand, not to react.

You can find us on different mediums to listen and subscribe such as iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, TuneIn,  iHeart Radio, PodBean, Cast Box and more by clicking here.

We are very anxious to hear YOUR feedback at our first jump into this and want to hear the good and bad so we can keep doing the right things correctly and correct the things we are not.

Please contact us at sean@thecometothetablepodcast.com for any and all feedback, comments, show suggestions and the like. 

You can also like our Facebook Page  as well as follow us on Instagram & Twitter 

A special thanks to the musical talent of our friend and guest of the show David HaLevy for writing and performing the sound to our intro and outgoing music.  Check out the Ruach Guitar Facebook Page he makes by hand and plays as well as on Instagram.   We are very humbled and grateful for this personal touch to the show and cherish it greatly.   תודה David!

Click below to hear an audiogram from the episode and hear a tidbit from the conversation.

You can listen to the podcast episode on any of the mediums listed here.  Just click on the one you like to use to listen and subscribe!

Stereotyped Part 1 with Liam Breunle

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It seems to be in our very nature to stereotype others for a variety of reasons.  How does this stack up when a person is the embodiment of a stereotype but it isn’t accurate?  How do we deal with the shattering of these images?  What does it tell us about ourselves.

Liam Breunle started following the podcast on from his Instagram account.  When I realized it wasn’t a random travel blog or hair product account farming for followers I took a look around his profile.  Former WWE wrestler.  Stand Up Comedian/Actor.  Former Accounts Receivable with the Italian Mafia.  Add in he looks like the picture perfect Biker and stereotypes were made but something seemed potentially off.  I dug deeper, looked around and with a little tug at my heart to motivate me I reached out to him and invited him to have a conversation about stereotypes.

Love in action is listening to understand, not to react.

You can find us on different mediums to listen and subscribe such as iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, TuneIn,  iHeart Radio, PodBean, Cast Box and more by clicking here.

We are very anxious to hear YOUR feedback at our first jump into this and want to hear the good and bad so we can keep doing the right things correctly and correct the things we are not.

Please contact us at sean@thecometothetablepodcast.com for any and all feedback, comments, show suggestions and the like. 

You can also like our Facebook Page  as well as follow us on Instagram & Twitter 

A special thanks to the musical talent of our friend and guest of the show David HaLevy for writing and performing the sound to our intro and outgoing music.  Check out the Ruach Guitar Facebook Page he makes by hand and plays as well as on Instagram.   We are very humbled and grateful for this personal touch to the show and cherish it greatly.   תודה David!

Click below to hear an audiogram from the episode and hear a tidbit from the conversation.

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Yeti isn’t just a Cup with Tony Merkel

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Is Bigfoot real?  Are the stories around supernatural experiences and entities simply the delusions of people?  Can you be a Christian and believe in these modern-day stories that defy “nature”?

I met Tony Merkel at the end of 2017 when I started this podcast and while it took a while to get him on the show it was worth the wait!  He hosts the extremely popular podcast The Confessionals which is a series of interviews with people who have experienced the paranormal, supernatural and anything in and around that arena.  I made a stupid assumption when we first came in contact with each other and assumed anyone who believed in these kinds of things would not be a Christian.  I was wrong and it was a lesson that really made me relook at my own faith and confess that there is not as big a gap between the natural and supernatural as I had thought.

Love in action is listening to understand, not to react.

You can find us on different mediums to listen and subscribe such as iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, TuneIn,  iHeart Radio, PodBean, Cast Box and more by clicking here.

We are very anxious to hear YOUR feedback at our first jump into this and want to hear the good and bad so we can keep doing the right things correctly and correct the things we are not.

Please contact us at sean@thecometothetablepodcast.com for any and all feedback, comments, show suggestions and the like. 

You can also like our Facebook Page  as well as follow us on Instagram & Twitter 

A special thanks to the musical talent of our friend and guest of the show David HaLevy for writing and performing the sound to our intro and outgoing music.  Check out the Ruach Guitar Facebook Page he makes by hand and plays as well as on Instagram.   We are very humbled and grateful for this personal touch to the show and cherish it greatly.   תודה David!

Click below to hear an audiogram from the episode and hear a tidbit from the conversation.

You can listen to the podcast episode on any of the mediums listed here.  Just click on the one you like to use to listen and subscribe!

The Fermentation of Life with Trenton Kaminski

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What in the world is Kombucha?  How does someone go from never having heard of kombucha to starting his own company selling it?

I met Trenton Kaminski when I bought a bottle of kombucha at his shop in Richmond, TX.  After a few conversations around his product and a bunch of other stuff I invited him to come onto the podcast.  Trenton is not satisfied with just buying a product or idea.  He is compelled to dive into the marrow of things and get to the essence of what makes something work.

Love in action is listening to understand, not to react.

You can find us on different mediums to listen and subscribe such as iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, TuneIn,  iHeart Radio, PodBean, Cast Box and more by clicking here.

We are very anxious to hear YOUR feedback at our first jump into this and want to hear the good and bad so we can keep doing the right things correctly and correct the things we are not.

Please contact us at sean@thecometothetablepodcast.com for any and all feedback, comments, show suggestions and the like. 

You can also like our Facebook Page  as well as follow us on Instagram & Twitter 

A special thanks to the musical talent of our friend and guest of the show David HaLevy for writing and performing the sound to our intro and outgoing music.  Check out the Ruach Guitar Facebook Page he makes by hand and plays as well as on Instagram.   We are very humbled and grateful for this personal touch to the show and cherish it greatly.   תודה David!

Click below to hear an audiogram from the episode and hear a tidbit from the conversation.

You can listen to the podcast episode on any of the mediums listed here.  Just click on the one you like to use to listen and subscribe!

The Gift of Life with Amy-Gray Cunningham

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What would compel someone to donate one of their kidney’s to a complete stranger?  What are the truths and myths about being a living donor?

I was introduced to Amy Gray-Cunningham through my friend Anastasia Lipske from Access Speakers.  Amy is a living kidney donor and felt a direct calling from above to give one of her kidney’s to a total stranger.  Join us as we talk about her journey and find out that despite the extraordinary act Amy, and anyone else who can donate a kidney, is just like you and me.

You can find a link to Amy’s book here about her experience donating a kidney titled Daring to Believe.  It’s available in both hardcopy and on Kindle.

Love in action is listening to understand, not to react.

You can find us on different mediums to listen and subscribe such as iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, TuneIn,  iHeart Radio, PodBean, Cast Box and more by clicking here.

We are very anxious to hear YOUR feedback at our first jump into this and want to hear the good and bad so we can keep doing the right things correctly and correct the things we are not.

Please contact us at sean@thecometothetablepodcast.com for any and all feedback, comments, show suggestions and the like. 

You can also like our Facebook Page  as well as follow us on Instagram & Twitter 

A special thanks to the musical talent of our friend and guest of the show David HaLevy for writing and performing the sound to our intro and outgoing music.  Check out the Ruach Guitar Facebook Page he makes by hand and plays as well as on Instagram.   We are very humbled and grateful for this personal touch to the show and cherish it greatly.   תודה David!

Click below to hear an audiogram from the episode and hear a tidbit from the conversation.

You can listen to the podcast episode on any of the mediums listed here.  Just click on the one you like to use to listen and subscribe!

A Cup of Joe with Bryan Hibbard

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How far out should your pinky go when drinking fine coffee? What’s the difference between a French Press and French Vanilla?  What’s the magic behind sharing a cup of coffee with someone?

Bryan Hibbard and I met at his new coffee shop Fort Bend Coffee Roasters and I invited him to the table based on his knowledge and passion for all things coffee.  Like so many people he started his shop after a lifetime of experiencing the intimate benefits of sharing coffee with friends and family coupled with the pursuit of a great cup of joe.

Follow Fort Bend Coffee Roasters on Instagram as well.

Love in action is listening to understand, not to react.

You can find us on different mediums to  listen and subscribe such as iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, TuneIn,  iHeart Radio, PodBean, Cast Box and more by clicking here.

We are very anxious to hear YOUR feedback at our first jump into this and want to hear the good and bad so we can keep doing the right things correctly and correct the things we are not.

Please contact us at sean@thecometothetablepodcast.com for any and all feedback, comments, show suggestions and the like. 

You can also like our Facebook Page  and join our Facebook Group.  

As well as follow us on Instagram & Twitter 

A special thanks to the musical talent of our friend and guest of the show David HaLevy for writing and performing the sound to our intro and outgoing music.  Check out the Ruach Guitar Facebook Page he makes by hand and plays as well as on Instagram.   We are very humbled and grateful for this personal touch to the show and cherish it greatly.   תודה David!

Thanks to YouTuber Ryennyte for applying his editing skills to the audio and cleaning it up for us.  You can find and subscribe to his YouTube Channel here.  Proud of my son as he’s actually learning about working through this opportunity…he’s always very talented at script writing, editing audio and video software and video effects.  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDGGfMs8evTpUW2NfRykgMg

Special thanks to Chris Huskins for suggesting a standing approach to recording the pod which I love now!

Click below to hear an audiogram from the episode and hear a tidbit from the conversation.

You can listen to the podcast episode on any of the mediums listed here.  Just click on the one you like to use to listen and subscribe!