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When a random call is made... Kristin and Don Sheldon come together on this week's show. Don runs Valley Stage Productions and manages a number of unique music groups. Listen to his experience, fear, and the question of risk versus trusting the random. Don will share some musical influences, and asks some questions of Kristin as we all seek to understand the astonishing world of the random. 

Direct download: TTR20141105DonSheldon.mp3
Category:Inspirational -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Nanci Smith speaks to Kristin Borquist about what many people will find hard to believe. Divorce that can be healing, honest, and compassionate. Divorce is a difficult process, and for many, it brings a sense of mourning, fear, and anxiety. Nanci will talk about this process which she and other attorneys are starting to use that helps people move to the next stage with a supportive team. Nanci is also an equine attorney. Hear how all these things play in Nanci's life, her dream for the future, and the passion she has doing the work. 

Direct download: TTR20141020NanciSmith.mp3
Category:Inspirational -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Meet Mark Perkell who is known as “The Connector” in Vermont business circles. Mark discusses the insight into realizing his own voice and the power it has. He tells an amazing story about finding a cassette recording of his grandmother, and sharing her story of how her life was saved by trusting the random. One powerful story of survival you will not soon forget.

Direct download: TTR20141002MarkPerkell.mp3
Category:Inspirational -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Dan Cox, owner and President of Coffee Enterprises, talks to Kristin about how learning racquetball leads to meeting someone that takes him on a coffee journey. A journey which will go around the world, and he will become one of the foremost authorities on coffee. Dan has been an expert speaker on coffee for Fox, ABC, NPR, and many other stages sharing his knowledge of coffee. The journey will lead him to be part of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters which was on the forefront of high-end coffee production, and then, to open Coffee Enterprises consulting on the coffee business. But, this is not by any means the end. As Dan continues his foray into the java world, he is pushed into coffee extracts by Ben & Jerry of ice cream fame. And, on one trip to connect Ben & Jerry's with the coffee growers directly, Dan takes the family friend who taught him how to play racquetball and opens his eyes to the problem of cervical cancer amongst the population of coffee producers. Dan, with a gentle push from Dr. Francis Fote, starts Grounds for Health which helps supply the testing materials needed to identify cervical cancer which is one of the easiest forms of cancer to cure and plagued this community of coffee farmers. Hear the whole story. Listen to how these random moments and interactions lead Dan to an amazing life, stunning possibilities, and the lives ever changed by Dan trusting the random. 

Direct download: TTR20140924DanCox.mp3
Category:Inspirational -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

This week Kristin continues the conversation about Healing Winds with Captain Glen Findholt. Healing Winds is a not for profit sailing organization with a mission to provide opportunities for people living with cancer to relieve the attendant stress and anxiety through quality time together on the water. They strive to be a place to rebuild confidence, courage and relationships. After the loss of his wife to cancer and looking for ways to heal, Glen receives a text message that steers his course into blending his passion for sailing and his desire to help those who have cancer. Listen to more stories on our website. Also, check out the “Random” inspired wear to express your belief in the Random.

Direct download: Healing_Winds_Part_2_8-21-14.mp3
Category:Inspirational -- posted at: 7:09pm EDT

This week Kristin speaks with Suzanne Johnson whose cancer diagnosis leads to a free boat, empowerment for herself, and greater connections with people who will help to bring Healing Winds to life. Healing Winds is a not for profit sailing organization with a mission to provide opportunities for people living with cancer to relieve the attendant stress and anxiety through quality time together on the water. They strive to be a place to rebuild confidence, courage and relationships. Listen to this story of how Suzanne trusted the random in her life and was able to move a boat from Maryland to Vermont, find a captain for her boat, and give joy to people who live with cancer. Next week hear more from Captain Glen Findholt. Listen to more stories at our website. Also, check out the “Random” inspired wear to express your belief in the Random.

Direct download: Healing_Winds_Part_1_8-21-14.mp3
Category:Inspirational -- posted at: 6:31pm EDT

Learn how the attitude of ‘nothing ventured, nothing gained’ turns a former stall mucker into a successful announcer, serial entrepreneur, and author.  Sarah Spencer tells the story of how Trusting the Random led her to write her first novel, “A Man to Honor You,” a paranormal romance exploring parallel universes, empty nest syndrome, and the power of dreams. How do you find your soulmate?  Hear the surprising answer in this week’s episode. You can find Sarah’s book at Amazon. Follow us at http://trusttherandom.com for more stories and TTR gear. Thanks for listening. Please share it with others.

Direct download: TTR20140711SarahSpencerv2.mp3
Category:Inspirational -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

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