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Creating Our Own Lives

27 EpisodesProduced by On Being StudiosWebsite

We’re called to create a better world, but what about the more immediate task of creating our own lives? Inspired by a quote of Thomas Merton. Limited series (2016-2017) that explored running as a spiritual practice and humor as a tool for survival. Hosted by Lily Percy.

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[S2] Jonny Sun: Jokes Make the World a Little Less Lonely

“Humor is a tool for inclusion and for making everyone realize: we’re all together on this.”

Jonny Sun has formed a devoted community of almost half a million followers on Twitter — tweeting through his alter ego, a lonely alien who views the world as an outsider, with curiosity and wonder. His tweets alternate between silly jokes and insightful, almost Zen-like, poetry. Through his words, he makes the world feel a little less lonely.

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