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Observations from Life

Observations from Life

The journey in this life is filled with wonder, humor, sadness, and everything in between. Scott talks about life - especially spiritual aspects of it, promoting kindness, self-reflection, and love.

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March 28, 2023

Observations with Zach, Meg, and Kevin

A conversation with Zach Lambert, Meg Wise, and Kevin Young - three very active and vocal voices of Christianity found on Twitter. Each share aspects of their spiritual journeys, observations about the state of the Christianity and the church, and …

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Dec. 20, 2022

Holding Space

I give my observations on holding space for someone - what it means and how we can do it. How does one truly listen to others without judgment or opinion? What does it mean to listen? To truly listen? Find …

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Oct. 26, 2022

Life, Death, Spirit Guides, and More

Join me as I share an amazing Tarot experience, talk about spirit guides and reincarnation, then send my mom off on her next journey. This one might be a little woo woo, so buckle up!

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Sept. 10, 2022

Examining Your Shadow

Finding the good in others starts with a thoughtful and honest look at yourself. In this episode, I talk about the shadow side of our nature and how we need to understand it and deal with it in order to …

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Aug. 24, 2022

Love, Accept, Forgive and The Nature of Humankind

My observations on the nature of humankind and how we need to find a way to love, accept, and forgive people. Finding the divine nature in people can be hard as we spend so much time looking on the outside. …

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Aug. 7, 2022

Christianity Deconstructed - Observations with TheoBro Extraordinaire

A conversation between me and another exvangelical and former seminarian who runs a parody account on Twitter knows as TheoBro Extraordinaire. We talk about Christianity and the process of deconstruction. We explore quite a few topics, such as Christian Twitter, …

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July 30, 2022

Chariots of the Gods

My observations about ancient civilizations, the gods, aliens, UFOs, and all those mysterious supernatural things that fascinated me as a child and still do.

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June 15, 2022

Observations with Stephen Martin

This was a fascinating conversation covering everything from reincarnation to the meaning of life to trying to figure out why those UFOs show up in our lives. Stephen had great insight, research, and stories to share.

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May 30, 2022

Cults, Fundamentalism, and Why People Get Trapped In Them

My observations on the similarities of cults and fundamentalism and why people get trapped in them. Drawing from Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, I walk through the five levels of his pyramid and talk about how these groups exploit and seem …

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May 1, 2022

The Church is Broken

A follow up to my blog post about the church. I also talk about being a recovering fundamentalist and how that impacts my approach to religious discussion.

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April 17, 2022

Observations of Kids

I spend some time talking with children about their views of the world. We cover everything from school shooter drills, the impact of COVID on their education, and bullies to sex and drugs. This is not one to be missed.

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April 16, 2022

The TheoBros

My observations on a group of Christians known as TheoBros, their theology, and how their behavior impacts those around them.

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Recent Blog Posts

My Spiritual Journey: From Conservative Christianity to Pa…

As I sit down to write this blog post, I reflect on the profound journey that has brought me to this point in my spiritual life. Growing up in a conserva…

The Church is Broken (and I'm not sure it can be fixed)

Since my exit from the church, which was nothing formal or dramatic - just stopped going at some point, I have found my spiritual life is so much more fr…

The Journey So Far

When I started this podcast, it was my intent to do small, 5-10 minute episodes. Little observations, thoughts, the way I see things. If anything, it wou…