We talk a lot of Misfit talk around here… but what exactly do we mean by Misfit, anyway? After all, One Man’s Misfit is another Man’s… Miscreant? Misanthrope?Mis…cellaneous? See what I mean? It’s such a loaded term. That’s what today’s podcast is all about. We’re breaking it all down,, Misfit Style, in a short-ish and […]Read More Podcast: Misfit Monologues, Vol. 1
Lately I’ve been thinking about the Parable of the Talents. Ever hear of it? No, it’s not a new Reality TV show (but hey, that’s not a bad idea: America’s Got Allegorical Talent!) It’s actually much older than Reality TV; older than TV even. In fact, you might say the story’s been around almost as […]Read More A Few Thoughts about a “Little” Talent
“Everyone is one step away from the worst decision or the best decision.” What do you do when you get a random text like this on your phone? Why, you call the random texter, hit the record button (with their full permission, that is, this aint no sting operation) and have a spontaneous conversation about […]Read More Podcast- Betsy Braun & The Power of a Moment
I like to think of myself as a B+ Student of TV pop culture. The only reason I don’t give myself an A is because it’s important to me that you know there is more to me than just endless sitcom references. Not much more, mind you, but more nonetheless.
That said, today I’d like to talk about… endless sitcom references.Read More A Few Thoughts on OWNING YOUR AWKWARD
So what’d you do this weekend? Me? I watched Seabiscuit. (I’m sure I did other things, too, but for expediency’s sake, and to spare you the minutiae, this is the relevant takeaway). Have you seen it? Oh, you really should. And they’re not even paying me to say it. That’s how strongly I feel. If […]Read More Feeling a little Banged up? Excellent! This post is for you!
NYS Assemblyman David DiPietro is back on the Isle, and we couldn’t be more pleased. He’s one of them there rare politicians (unicorns, I believe they call them) who actually knows what he believes and then, shock of all shocks… stands up for it, even if it costs him votes. (I know. That’s crazy talk. […]Read More PODCAST- David DiPetro is back: A politician with actual conviction
We are nothing around here, if not about belonging. As in, our longing to belong. Just about every podcast and blogpost we do hits on it in one way or another… but today we’re gonna hit it head on.
What do you do when you feel like maybe you don’t belong… or you’re feeling disconnected? Maybe even like you don’t matter?Read More Longing to belong? This podcast is for you!
Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re knee deep in chocolates and overpriced roses or you’re too hip to be cliche… this special greeting is just for you. Because Valentine’s Day shouldn’t be reserved only for those annoyingly-in-love couples (you know who you are, and we forgive you – but just for today) or greeting card execs. […]Read More A Valentine’s Message, to all you train wrecks out there.
It’s always a thrill to have a friend on the podcast. Who am I kidding, it’s a thrill when anyone wants to join me on the Isle… But it’s especially thrilling when that someone is like a brother.. not to mention Pastor, Counselor, Healing Minister and all around Kind of a Big Deal. Jay LaScolea […]Read More PODCAST: Jay LaScolea wants to know- Who are you? Whose are you?
When you host a podcast for Misfits, you get used to having people from all walks of life hanging around. We’ve had Chewbacca mask wearing moms… inspirational oddballs… super genius astrophysicists… creative wavemakers, honest politicians (now there’s a Misfit ferya) even a high and mighty Bee from Babylon… but as impressive as all that is, […]Read More Podcast- Robyn Dykstra: Accidental Expert on God’s faithfulness