Simple Living Works!

Episode 7: Whose Birthday? -2

Posted on: October 23, 2013

biblische Grafik GemeindebriefBrief show notes for this episode of SLW! podcast. . .

Whose Birthday Is it, Anyway? – a radio adaptation of Alternatives’ best-known resource for Advent and Christmas. This episode features: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas + Reflections (Spanish version)

Access all SLW! podcast audio and the show notes either at or at (then click window #3). Listen through your computer, iPod, iPad, iPhone (or equivalent). SUBSCRIBE through or your favorite podcast service.

To LISTEN, click the player at the top or the bottom of the complete show notes. For previous episodes, see the list toward the bottom of this blog.

To SUBSCRIBE to email notices, click Comments at the bottom of the complete show notes, then check “Notify me of new posts by email.”

COMING next episode: “What Does JESUS Want for Christmas?” (one of Alternatives’ audio shorts) + 10 Free, Fun Things for Families to Do

Christian Sine of Mustard Seed Associates offers a blog series for the Advent season.

Worth meeting: Leah Kostamo, Earthkeeper, storyteller and author of Planted: A Story of Creation, Calling and Community.

SEASONAL HELPS from Treasury of Celebrations: Create Celebrations That Reflect Your Values and Don’t Cost the Earth* — September – December  |  ADVENT  |  CHRISTMAS

Most of Alternatives’ AV resources are part of this “Whose Birthday?” radio series. See episode 6 for a list of SEASONAL HELPS, including links to AV and Text resources. NEW – Advent/Christmas music from Sing Justice! Do Justice!

Some of our resources have MEDIA RELEASES and BLOG POSTS that will help you recruit helpers for an event/activity. Then use them in newsletters, web sites, email blasts, etc. to bring people to the activity/event. Look for Media Release near the top of page when you visit a resource of your choice. Or use the Media Release Index.

EarthMama, whose music begins this episode has a new CD A Sense of Place. Song samples will soon be posted at

To learn more about SLW! – our MISSION, for example — please listen to our getting-acquainted episodes, especially #1 and 2. We produce a half-hour podcast twice a month, hopefully educational and inspiring for you, your family and your congregation or group. We blog four times a week.

Submission guidelines for Whose Birthday? 2013 | Issues 1-24

Send us your email address to receive the free monthly SLW! eNews. Remember to like us on Facebook. Rate us in iTunes and leave a review. Urge your friends to do the same.

To access individual previous episodes: #1: Getting Acquainted | #2: 5 Life Standards | #3: Saga of Simply Enough | #4: Beyond a Consumer Lifestyle-1 | #5: Beyond a Consumer Lifestyle-2 | #6: Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?-1 (of 6)

We at Simple Living Works! believe that simple living really does work! Voluntary Simplicity, choosing to live simpler lives, is a faithful, satisfying and effective lifestyle. Through social media, we extend the mission and resources of the non-profit organization Alternatives, 1973-2011. Simple Living Works! web site home page | Theme/Seasons Index

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Share your thoughts on this podcast and this episode. Email Podcast AT SimpleLivingWorks DOT org [or or], leave a message on our Facebook page or on the SLW! blog.

Peace, Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, Chief SLW! Activist

GRAPHIC: Spirit of Simplicity: Art: Celebrating Advent/Christmas #3-A878

Copyright: Creative Commons non-commercial attribution share-and-share-alike license.

We do not solicit or accept donations, nor do we sell anything. All our resources and services are free of charge. We’re an all-volunteer organization.

* Treasury of Celebrationspublished by Northstone, a division of Wood Lake, BC, Canada, best known for its Season of Creation curriculum)


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