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Join us at the global campfire for a preview of Blind Trust
Host: Lady Selah SuJuris
Guest: Author of the #rectorSTseries John Nuckel
Dramatic Readings: John Nuckel, Lindsay Nuckel, and Mike Paine
Book Reviews: Charlie Checkers
Video Reviews: Carole P. Roman
Michale Phillip Cash
Surprise at the end of the show!
Website Link: johnnuckel.com
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Everyone has experienced the dreaded “fix up” at some point. Why do people in relationships feel the need to play matchmaker for their single friends? Is it possible to find love on a blind date?
How to accept, politely (but firmly) decline, or deal with the aftermath of a fix up gone wrong, as well as the joys of a match that truly works!
Linda Riesenberg Fisler has launched her debut fiction novel, Blind Influence. In this fifteen minute interview she will talk about the book, its characters, some of the research she did for the book and will read a few teasers from the book.
To learn more about Blind Influence (including a sneak peek at the first chapter), go to this link: http://www.lindafisler.com/blind-series/blind-influence-book-summary/
The book is already receiving Five Star reviews! Be sure to tune in and listen to the fascinating tale of how Linda started writing this book
Join us for a conversation about programs and services offered by the Veterans Health Administration’s Blind Rehabilitation Services and the PA Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services, available to Pennsylvanians.
Our guests will be:
Jennifer Throop, M.S. CVRT (Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist), Blind Rehab Specialist/Visual Impairment Services Coordinator for the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, Karen Walsh-Emma, M.S. CRC, District Administrator of the Wilkes-Barre District Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services, and Jim Pius, a Vietnam Combat Army Veteran, legally blind since 1989 due to a traumatic eye injury resulting in Glaucoma. Jim enjoys an active, independent lifestyle in NEPA, and credits his success to the great support he has received from the VA and his family and friends.
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Join us at the global campfire for a preview of the third book in the Rector Street Series, Blind Trust.
Recap of Book 1: The Vig; Book 2: GRIT
Host: Lady Selah SuJuris
Co-Host: Charlie Checkers
Guest: John Nuckel
Video Reviews: Carole P. Roman
Michael Phillip Cash
Dramatic Reads: Mike Paine
Lindsay Nuckel, John Nuckel
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You can tweet @johnnuckel "Take me to #rectorSTseries" for a entry to win a copy of The Vig.
Pin the tweet and tell friends for a chance to win the series in Paperback or ebook!
Award Winning Author; 2014 Marble Award Winner for The Vig
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I started blogging to promote that site and met a lot of wonderful people in the blogosphere. They told me that I had an amazing story and many commented on how I inspired them. They finally convinced me that I had a bigger purpose in store for myself.
Maxwell Ivy create a blog, and in it he shares his personal journey, struggles, and triumphs. He got noticed by a lot of people and has appeared as a guest, an interview subject, and a motivator on many different sites. My As Seen Online page lists these places.
Max does his best to help others, and do so mostly by encouraging them to take steps towards their ultimate goal, or to continue on the path they have started.
He now offers coaching to help people who are stuck and frustrated with not being able to find their passion or follow their dreams once they have determined what they want in their lives. He is available to speak to groups. Max believes that by sharing the story of my personal growth and transformation, it will motivate and inspire anyone who hears it.
In addition to starting a new business, he also lost over 250 pounds through a combination of gastric surgery, diet, exercise, positive attitude, meditation, and prayer.
Join to the show to hear Max's empowerment story...Maxwell Ivy the Blind Blogger theblindblogger.net/
Welcome to the UnCommon Christianity podcast, affectionately known as The UCC Show!
Tonight- No Blind Eye returns to talk about suicide! According to statistics, 1 in 3 people have known a person who has committed suicide, attempted suicide, or has been connected to a suicide. People who have committed or attempted suicide have been called cowards, attention whores, and worse. Several religions and multiple denominations within Christianity believe it to be the "unforgivable sin." The biggest question asked about the subject is: Is it unforgivable? The No Blind Eye series returns to dig into the topic with its typical no-holds-barred approach!
All this and more on tonight's UCC Show!
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Join us weekly as we discuss the things that matter. This may be one of the most thought-provoking two hours of your day- Join us and participate!
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I trust that you are winning over racism.
In this short note, I would like to say a word to you about becoming color-blind.
America is a multicultural society. America is not just made up of white and black, but of many colors, races, nationalities, and languages. If you are going to be a leader in this country, you had better shed your “black thing” mentality and become color-blind in your dealings with all people. To help you with this concept, here are some suggestions:
1. I have had the privilege of traveling all over the world, and believe it or not, all people are basically the same. No matter where they come from, or what language they speak, all people desire the same things, for the most part.
2. Learn how to speak the universal language of love. You must develop a loving heart for all people. Smile and shake hands. They are just as afraid of you as you are of them.
3. Show an interest in other people’s culture and ways. Ask them questions. Learn a few words of their language. Eat their food. (By the way, I would strongly encourage you to learn how to speak Spanish and Chinese fluently, in light of the new, global economy.)
Overcoming many obstacles, Max made a name for himself online and now shares his experiences on The Blind Blogger. Maxwell is also an inspirational and motivational personal coach, He especially enjoys helping others find their bliss.
Max Ivey, was born into a family of carnival owners in Texas, USA, Maxwell lost his sight at age 12. Having a natural gusto for life, Max graduated college and became heavily involved in the Eagle Scouts. He also worked in the family business alongside brothers until his father succumbed to lung cancer. Faced with his own mortality, Max made some life-altering changes. He underwent gastric surgery and lost over 250 pounds. He started his own business, buying and selling amusement rides, and learned how to blog using software for visually-impaired people.
With the companionship of his crazy (gray-mation) Dalmation-mix dog, Penny, Max now spends his days singing, reading, blogging, writing, creating videos, and coaching. He’d like to travel the world one day and meet in person his many online friends and clients.
Max’s Blog http://theblindblogger.net/
Max’s book on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1KuhIlZ
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Blind Joe, 32 - Fargo, ND
Joe was born three months premature and was given only a 2% chance of living but miraculously, he survived. While in the hospital, his eyes weren’t protected from the harsh hospital lighting, which left him blind. Joe is incredibly close to his grandfather, who taught him how to play guitar by putting it on his lap. He is now known all over town as Blind Joe, gigging with his wife. He doesn’t let his circumstances get in the way of anything else he wants to accomplish. He loves dirt biking and works with other people with disabilities, teaching technology.
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Get ready for an inspiring story of faith and determination! Coach Cafe welcomes Brian Dickinson, author of Blind Descent: Surving Alone and Blind on Mount Everest. Roughly 1,000 feet from the summit of Mount Everest – also known as “the death zone”--Brian's Sherpa guide was forced to turn back after falling ill. Brian had to decide whether to push forward alone to the summit of Mt. Everest or turn back.
After carefully weighing his options, Dickinson decided to continue up alone. Just four hours later, Dickinson solo summited the highest peak in the world. As Brian prepared to descend back down the mountain's 29,035 feet, his vision suddenly became blurry, his eyes started to burn, and within seconds he was rendered almost completely blind.
Alone at the top of the world, low on oxygen, and stricken with snow blindness Brian was forced to inch his way back down the mountain relying only on his Navy survival training, his gut instinct, and most importantly, his faith.
Tune in to hear Brian's gripping story and how it has impacted his life, faith and what he has to share about empowerment and overcoming challenging situations in life.
Find out how more and how to get his book: www.briandickinson.net
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