Episodes

The Assent Podcast – Genesis and Sin, Special Episode 3

This odyssey through the Old Testament is not merely a backward glance into antiquity; it is a mirror reflecting our own struggles, aspirations, and quests for a life imbued with purpose and meaning. The ancient paths of the patriarchs and prophets, marked by trials, tribulations, and triumphs, parallel our own journey through a world often shrouded in darkness and despair.

Israel

The Assent Podcast – Israel Travels, Special Episode 1

This is a special episode of The Assent Podcast. Special Episodes are typically episodes that have been presented live. This episode tells the story of Israel through my travels there, what we can learn from these travels.

The Assent Podcast – Environment, Episode 8

“Wonderful castles, surrounded by deep, dangerous moats where the leader inside is an honest and decent person. Preferably, the castle gets its strength from the genius inside; the moat is permanent and acts as a powerful deterrent to those considering an attack; and inside, the leader makes gold but doesn’t keep it all for himself. Roughly translated, we like great companies with dominant positions, whose franchise is hard to duplicate and has tremendous staying power or some permanence to it.”

—Warren Buffet

The Assent Podcast – Relationships Revisited, Episode 7

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.
—Augustine

The Assent Podcast – Skills, Episode 6

You are unique and that is wonderful!

Don’t stop there.

Uniqueness is just a state of being. Those unique things do not matter on their own, but what you do with that uniqueness does. What skills you develop in balancing the state between ability and inability matters! Develop skills.

The Assent Podcast – Community, Episode 5

You can change the world. Take things slow, make small changes, track results, analyze outcomes, and repeat as needed. Be careful taking away suffering caused by error that is how people learn. How can you add value? Help others? Serve in some quiet way?