By Car Window Poetry
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Words Matter is a biweekly podcast hosting powerful conversations with people who are using words to make the world a better place. Episodes are released every other Thursday.
||CleanMax & Bonnie Kate Zoghbi – Accepting Joy in Pain||We've heard it before: the light shines in the darkness. But what happens when you have to live that? After Bonnie Kate was shot in an Aurora movie theater in 2012, her and her now-husband Max had to experience darkness firsthand and learn what...||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrandi Lea – Recognizing Our Belovedness||One of our biggest battles in life is believing we are loved and worth loving. Any love we share is a reflection of our own self-acceptance. Through Beauty for Ashes Uganda and SoulCare Retreats, Brandi Lea seeks to help people around the world...||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBranden Harvey – Moving Towards Deeper Change||Evolution is a natural part of life. However, the decisions we make help determine the direction in which we'll evolve. Since his early days as an amateur photographer, Branden Harvey has taken risks that have propelled him into places and...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHannah Brencher – Being Here in a Getting There World||Life is scary. Adulting is hard. When faced with the challenges of building a life of your own, it’s all too easy to stake your hope and happiness in “someday.” Hannah Brencher invites you to see today as more important than the destination you...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmber Rae – Journeying Into Wonder||Emotions, like worry and fear, aren't always toxic. They can actually be wiser than we think; however, we rarely take time to get to know them. Amber Rae seeks to change that in her new book, Choose Wonder Over Worry. Through the lens of Wonder, she...||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLisa Ann Markuson – Haikus for the Heart||Curiosity has a way of opening the heart. Through Haiku Guys + Gals, Lisa Ann Markuson and hear team of 20+ poets work to spark that curiosity by writing personalized haiku poems on typewriters at various events around the world. In this Words Matter...||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHarris III – Believing in Real Magic||We encounter people and situations on a daily basis that fill us with cynicism and lead us to worry. We forget that magic is all around us. Through his work as an illusionist and leading STORY, Harris III helps people rediscover wonder and live lives...||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJoel L. Daniels – Love as a Form of Activism||Two months before his death, Martin Luther King, Jr. shared these words: "If I can help somebody as I pass along, if I can cheer somebody with a word or song... then my living will not be in vain." Joel L. Daniels lives these words out daily, seeing...||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSara Li – Pursuing Your Passions||As we've recently seen all over the United States, kids are catalysts for change. When they see injustice in the world, they act against it. At age 17, Sara Li started Project Consent, a non-profit against sexual assault and human trafficking. Now, a...||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHouston Kraft – Making Kindness Normal||Kindness isn't usually our default setting. It's easy to go through our days focusing on our to-do lists and ignoring the people around us. For Houston Kraft, this isn't okay. He connects with people around the world empowering them to make kindness...||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCarlos Whittaker – Breaking the Agreement with the Lie||If we were really honest with ourselves, we all have things in our lives that hold us back. Lies that we've come to believe about ourselves. In his new book, Kill the Spider, Carlos Whittaker empowers you to destroy the root of deep-seated...||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDaje Morris – Creating Space for Healing and Connection||Glennon Doyle once said, "Messy and beautiful are inseparable." It's in the mess where we often experience beauty in the form of deeper healing and connection. Through singing, songwriting and poetry, Daje Morris seeks to create space for that...||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulius Tunstall – Vulnerability in Music||It takes bravery to face your story. It's another thing to bare your soul on a song with the intent of sharing it with others. That's what Julius Tunstall does on his debut album, Sir Cries A Lot, released in October 2017. In this Words Matter...||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKristie Dunnigan – Fighting Shame with Intimacy||In isolation, we give room for shame to exist. But when we come together and fill that space with our own stories and experiences, shame is stomped out. Whether in the shadows of trafficking and sexual exploitation, apathy, or a lie of unworthiness,...||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Words matter. I’m so thankful for a podcast that amplifies that. Alex does a wonderful job in asking the questions that put meanings + significance to the guests motivation with words. And I greatly appreciate how he uses time each episode to encourage the guest specifically.
Inspiring Every Time
I love this podcast, and Car Window Poetry. Thank you so much for your work and the magic it brings.
Words. Listen. Speak.
Alex and team, y’all are the best. Hearing the encouragement and space you create for these stories to be shared is such an inspiration. Wow. Don’t stop.