☼ (◠‿◠* Episode 3 John Pavlovitz

The Joyfuel Kindcast with John Pavlovitz:
Kindness & Other Superpowers

This episode features writer, pastor, speaker and author John Pavlovitz. Perhaps now more than ever we need to feel hope, like we are part of something good and kind amidst a world that is hurting and changing.

John Pavlovitz is a blogger, author and has been pastor for over 20 years. A minister steeped in the Christian faith, John is a husband and father, and also an activist for LGBTQ equality and human rights. John is a frequent speaker and sermonizer in Raleigh, North Carolina at UU PEACE Fellowship, and a minister at North Raleigh Community Church. He contributes to Huffington Post, Churchleaders.com and many other digital information channels.

John’s forthcoming book “Hope And Other Superpowers” offers ideas about the human superpowers we possess like kindness, creativity and joy, and the role these play in HOPE for our world.

Links mentioned on the Kindcast

John’s essay “If I Have Gay Children”
John’s web site
John’s Patreon
John and Jenn’s Etsy Shop with t-shirts (like John is wearing in photo above) and more!

Links to John’s books on Indie Bound

Hope and Other Superpowers (release date November 6, 2018)
A Bigger Table  2017

Music on the Program

Frank Turner’s song Be More Kind.
Show theme Song “Being Kind” by Nimo Patel

Youth Spotlight

Austin’s The Young Urban Gardener Facebook and  YOUTUBE Channel

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with love for your JOY,
Becky Suzik

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a joyfuel wish

Dear KindHearts,

I’m making a wish… a wish for our collective JOY. Human Joy is something we need to cultivate, nurture and protect; our personal joy and the joy of others.

My wish is truly for your joy.

Acting towards my wish I’m working super hard behind the scenes on the JOYFUeL Kindcast–a podcast series coming out later this year–all for JOY! How does this description sound? Does it sound like something you’d enJOY? Appreciate your input 🙂

The Joyfuel Kindcast is an independent podcast series sharing personal stories of people intentionally generating kindness or creativity anywhere on earth. We uplift ideas, thoughts and actions that increase human and global kindness, creativity, presence and joy.

much love for our joy,
becky suzik

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Who Who on the Joyfuel Kindcast Season Two

Dear Joyfuellers,

When the Joyfuel ecourse came out in 2014 I acted on impulse and instinct and pieced together an interview series featuring people who are committed to living their lives infused by the essences of joy, kindness and creativity. The series the JOYFUEL KINDCAST operated on the currency of LOVE necessitating.experimentation with different FREE recording platforms and modalities. The result was the first season of the Joyfuel Kindcast. I am deeply grateful to everyone who committed their time, thoughts  and lives to share with me and listeners in our little video series.

I learned so much in the process; about creativity, music, kindness, art, and also about the act of making something as meaningful as possible with very limited resources… learning about good enough for LOVE and GIFT. Together we made and shared something very special.

Season TWO of the Joyfuel Kindcast is now gestating. For our new season I pass the producer’s role to you! WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO HEAR ON THE NEXT SEASON OF JOYFUEL KINDCAST?  We want to feature your neighbors, teachers, friends—perhaps even YOU–on the program. We are looking for YOUTH and adults from all over our world. Please take a moment to think and fill out this form to submit your nomination for the Joyfuel Kindcast. (Be sure to hit “Submit” at the bottom of the page.)

Thank you SO MUCH for your ideas and suggestions!

In Joy,
Becky j. Suzik

sing your song

Dear Heart,

♪ ♫ Right now I have a few songs in my heart: one is any song “Moana” sings. 🙂 Another is any song reminding us of the gifts we have to give the world. I intend my song to be JOYFUeL — heART and words to inspire greater joy and deeper meaning in our lives. Happy Monday dear Friends. Bring forth your gifts! And if you don’t quite know what they are… whistle around the things you find curious. ♪ ♫

♪ ♫ We each have a song we must sing, be it with our voices or our lives. What is YOUR song, Beautiful? If you want to share, please post below in the open space.  ♪ ♫

my <3 and song for your JOY…
becky suzik

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moment for joy

Hello Dear Heart,

It’s been a little while since I shared here, but now it’s time to share again. I’d love to hear from YOU! How are you? How is your JOY?

I’m going to begin a little series here, of images with a reflection prompt, to help us both focus on stoking our joy. What say you? To get messages in your Inbox or WordPress feed, you are invited to subscribe.

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<3 Let’s give a moment to your Joy: Do you plant love as seed? How? (If you like, post your seeds below.)  <3

For me right now, it’s looking at pictures of doggies who need homes–we have a gaping dog vacancy in ours. It’s putting a little surprise piece of chocolate in my children’s lunch boxes, and remembering to put one on my own chair too.

with all of my <3 for your joy,
becky suzik

love and wisdom walk into a bar

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Dearest Joyfuelers,

My son brought this exquisite bloom-within-a-bloom flower back for me from a walk he went on with my husband. My boy-sage–now 6– smiled ear-to-ear as he handed me a double-blossoming flower only a few minutes after I penned the beautiful gem of love/wisdom from Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj into my journal. To me, the double flower–name unknown to me–embodies Maharaji’s beautiful words.

Love says “I am everything”.
Wisdom says “I am nothing”.
Between the two my life flows.

The moment my son gave it to me, my breath was captured; I felt my knees buckle to grace–and I held on tightly to my son–my teacher– giving over to the splendor of duality … to everything.

I knew his timely gift had to be shared with you. For joy. I don’t need–or even want–to know the name of the flower. Simply knowing that it is, is knowing enough.

my <3 and wishes for your joy, becky

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join the festival for JOY

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Dear Joyfuelers,

Just wanted to send you a quick post to let you know  our 44-day Festival of JOYFUeL has begun!  WhooooooHoooooo! Arrrrrrriba!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We have many more days to go and I hope you will join us!

If you opted in to our blog and were hoping to get the JOY goods delivered daily, please make sure to <3 register HERE <3.  If you’ve been receiving daily messages including links to Infusion #1 and the password code to access the other JOYFUEL pages, then you are registered and your Joy Fest is in progress. (ummmm, if you have NO idea what I’m talking about, then you are probably not yet registered. 🙂 )

Registered Joyfuelers receive one email per day, now until November 22nd, 2015. Each message is lovingly made and sent by MOI, with my greatest intention to activate greater JOY in your life. I’ll share my heART, videos, audio Kindcasts (audio interviews) and kindness ideas that aspire to inspire you to consider your JOY and consider to become a greater guardian for JOY.

With all my <3 I hope you will find a beauty, joy and kindness through out all the thoughts and ideas shared, celebrating the amazing human you are! (You really are a miracle!)

If you subscribed and prefer NOT to join the Joyfuel party, that’s totally fine, but I’ve heard from a few of you that you weren’t getting all the joy goods, so I wanted to send you this personal invitation to explain how YOU too, can access ALL the JOY.

Questions, or not sure if you are registered? Email me here.

with <3 and wishes for your joy blessings,

becky-sig-2014

marvelous joy

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Just less than TWO days til our LIVE adventure begins. JOYFUEL Rising!!!! Please check out the rest of this site and see if this speaks and sparks to you. It would be my blessing to share this journey with you and welcome you to the Joyfuel adventure.

WHAT IS JOYFUeL?

JOYFUeL invites  you to consider a multitude of different things you can do to activate your JOY.

JOYFUeL is not a lecture series, nor does it profess all the answers.

JOYFUeL poses questions and ideas intended to help reveal habits, patterns or thoughts that leak the JOY from our daily experience.

JOYFUeL is for ADULTS to be enjoyed alone or shared with a friend.

JOYFUeL is for CHILDREN probably most engaging for kiddos ages 8 and up– to promote awareness of the power we all have to consciously choose activities that become part of our daily routines.

Read previous Joyfuelers’ experiences here.

Will you join me for the joy of it? Yes? Let’s go on a JOY-fueled adventure together –from the convenience of our own homes 🙂
Register for Joyfuel blog…

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with <3 for your JOY!
becky-sig-2014

 

18 days til Joyfuel

find joy

Dear Human,

How are you? How much JOY is in your being, right now? On a scale of 1 to 10, where is your Joyfuel tank gauge? (1 being fumes, 10 being your tank floweth over.) Take a moment … think about it. Feel around it.

No matter where you sense your JOY to be, I believe you and I BOTH have a greater capacity for JOY, much deeper and greater JOY than we are typically aware of.

It is this very thought that has fueled me–driven me like a doolally loo–to create Joyfuel, an ecourse filled with the possibility of joy exploration…a journey to the heights of our JOY potential, using creativity, kindness, nature, awareness and … well …  of course JOY!

Would you like to go on this adventure to find greater JOY in simple being alive? Yes? Well, please do consider yourself personally invited to JOYFUEL. (an ecourse a la my heart and soul because it had to be born!)

In this homeplay adventure (aka ecourse) I’ll share ideas, thoughts, stories, a few interviews, ooooh and my heartwork with you… all with the intention to inspire you to consider your JOY and what we might be able to do to stoke our Joy flames to greater heights.

Sound good? Want to join me? If so, click here to register. We will begin this journey on Friday October 9th. Simply register and then check your email (especially starting october 9th). Then you can read, pause, consider, play. … all for your JOY, at your leisure.

You are worth it.  You deserve it. For JOY’s sake!

What are you thinking? Clicky here if you’d like to know more. Or comment below… let’s connect!

with my <3 for your JOY,
becky

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joy is afoot

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I’m honored, blessed and superDEEEEEEEduper excited to announce the JOYFUEL web site. Tahhhh DAHHHHHH!  You are invited to learn all about JOYFUeL and join with me in this exploration of JOY. We will begin on October 9th and go for 44 days … all for JOY and JOY for ALL! It will offer goodies like interviews, videos and other surprises, all intended to support you on your journey to be a better guardian of your own JOY. Together we’ll go deep into exploration of our JOY health.

Please join me in raising our vibration, and to activate of our JOY together. (Oooooooh and if you have kiddos, it’s great to do with your children, as they need support as they navigate this way noisy world, that often muddles and depresses our joy.)

with my <3 for your JOY,
<3 becky jaine <3

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