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A Simple Life with Michael Jefferies

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Just a mid-life, midwestern, white collar dad talking into a microphone, and hoping he can let go of all the subtext and social barriers that hold us back.

Just a mid-life, midwestern, white collar dad talking into a microphone, and hoping he can let go of all the subtext and social barriers that hold us back.
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United States

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Just a mid-life, midwestern, white collar dad talking into a microphone, and hoping he can let go of all the subtext and social barriers that hold us back.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 5b - Conclusion of my interview with Jason Goodin and his untraditional interpretation of Noah and the Flood

9/4/2019
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Podcast Sponsor: Lems Shoes and Dyper Subscription Diapers (Check them out! They are both awesome!!) In this 2nd part of my interview with Jason Goodin, Jason lays out the interpretation and meaning he has found in the ancient story of Noah and the Flood, rather than the more traditional, mainstream, christianized version, he had as a boy. If you skip past the first part of the episode, 5a, just realize you aren't getting the contextual background and experiences of Jason's life that have...

Duration:00:57:50

Ep 5a - The first of a two-part interview with Jason Goodin about his youth, contemplations of suicide, and an untraditional interpretation of Noah and the Flood

8/30/2019
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Podcast Sponsor: Lems Shoes and Dyper Subscription Diapers (Check them out! They are both awesome!!) In this interview, Jason shares how letting go of Midwestern, Republican Christianity may have saved him from suicide, and instead of losing his reason to live, found out what living was really all about. Resources: The Prophet, a book quoted by Jason in the episode --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/asimplelife/message

Duration:01:15:30

Ep 4 - How the Whole30 Diet Changed My Life

8/21/2019
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Podcast Sponsor: Lems Shoes (Check them out! They are awesome!!) In this episode, I talk about how spending thirty days super focused on what I put in my mouth has changed my life forever. Resources: The Whole30 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/asimplelife/message

Duration:00:31:48

Ep 3 - Interview with Steena Marie about Polyamory, Being a Badass, and What Growing Up is Like

8/19/2019
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Podcast Sponsor: Lems Shoes (Check them out! They are awesome!!) In this episode, I interview Steena Marie, a Kalamazoo author and business owner who's also a good friend. Steena opens up on topics like her spirituality, and her experiences in a polyamorous marriage relationship, among other things. I like Steena and I think you will too. Resources: http://steenamarie.com/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/asimplelife/message

Duration:01:43:51

Ep 2 - The Eternity of Now

8/2/2019
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Podcast Sponsor: Lems Shoes (check them out! They are awesome!!) In this episode, I talk about how important it has been for me to: Resources: I mention different resources in the episode that I've linked below: Imagine, a song, by John LennonHooplaThe Power of Now, a book, by Eckhart Tolle --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/asimplelife/message

Duration:00:09:45

Ep 1 - How to Buy a Quality, Cheap Car

7/30/2019
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Podcast Sponsor: Lems Shoes (check them out! They are awesome!!) In this episode, I share principles and tips I've honed over the past fifteen years that will help you buy a dependable car, even on a small budget. You'll hear my approach to negotiation & haggling, why you actually want vehicles with more than 100,000 miles, some surprising benefits to owning really old cars, and more. The resources I mentioned in the episode include Edmunds.com Appraisal Tool and Chupp Independent...

Duration:00:47:31