Persuasion 225 | What We Make of Others

We cannot escape our connections to others and the way these connections shape who we are and who we will become.

Persuasion 224 | What We Make of Our Suffering

How we react to suffering—our own and others’—reveals much about what we truly believe.

Persuasion 223 | What We Make of Our Time

Ambition sways and fools us into believing that our motives for success are pure.

Persuasion 222 | What We Make of Ourselves: A Read-Along Series

Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson dig into what we’ve gotten wrong about Frankenstein and how the author’s life shaped the work.

Persuasion 221 | Imposter Syndrome (but with books)

If you’ve ever felt like an imposter when it comes to be well-read, this conversation is for you.

Persuasion 220 | Rebuilding Community, with Adam Gustine

Erin and Hannah invite Adam Gustine to help us learn how to show up in our communities in ways that expand the common good.

Persuasion 219 | Real Conversations, with Rebecca McLaughlin

Erin and Hannah invite Rebecca McLaughlin to help us learn how to show up in conversations despite our differences.

Persuasion 218 | Real Relationships, with Rachel Pieh Jones

Erin and Hannah invite Rachel Pieh Jones to help us learn how to show up in real relationship despite our differences.

Persuasion 217 | Showing Up Again

We’re heading back to the office, back to school, back to our faith communities. But after a year away, are we ready to show up?

Persuasion 216 | Nature Is Healing

What’s the point of pursuing healing when it doesn’t seem to last? Erin and Hannah discuss in the finale to the Finding Common Ground series.

Persuasion 215 | Sustainable Living

Do we bother making plans when they are likely to get turned inside out anyhow? Do we let chaos reign and become accustomed to the wild ride of life?

Persuasion 214 | Interlude

We’re taking a brief Interlude from our larger series, Finding Common Ground, and Hannah reads an excerpt from her recently released book.

Persuasion 213 | Survival Instinct

What can the rule of adaptation teach us about each other? Erin and Hannah continue their Finding Common Ground series with a discussion about our shared survival instinct.

Persuasion 212 BONUS | Interview with Sarah Pabody

Listen to Hannah’s full interview with Sarah Pabody in this special members-only bonus episode!

Persuasion 212 | Garden Variety, with Sarah Pabody

Erin and Hannah explore our shared desire to find meaning through our work and in life, and Sarah Pabody stops in to share the lessons she’s learned growing flowers at Triple Wren Farms.

Persuasion 211 | Universal Language, with James Beitler and Richard Gibson

Erin and Hannah invite James Beitler and Richard Gibson to discuss what we can do when the meaning behind our shared language shifts.