Glimmering Podcast

Where we learn out loud to love deeply, grow successfully, and live justly.

About the show

We’re Leslie and Laura Camacho. We created the Glimmering podcast to help ourselves - and others - to think and talk about The Big Stuff. Join us as we learn out loud together on subjects ranging from marriage and mental health to politics and parenting. We’re committed to help each other love deeply, grow successfully, and live justly.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Evolutionary Parenting: Permission to learn and grow right alongside our kids

    Article  |  January 18th, 2019
    By Laura Camacho
    identity, parenting, parenting the glimmering way, snippets

    Personal evolution is hard and worthwhile. Learning those shifts as a parent is crucial to our kids' success.

  • Episode 82: Dry January

    Episode  |  January 14th, 2019  |  28 mins 44 secs
    consumption, drinking, dryjanuary, mindfulness

    Leslie talks about his decision to forego alcohol for "Dry January."

  • Chores, Motivation, and Self Worth

    Article  |  January 14th, 2019
    By Laura Camacho
    identity, parenting, parenting the glimmering way, snippets

    Fundamentalism creates an all-encompassing scaffolding that leaves us bereft of structure when we leave.

  • How I’ve Aged

    Article  |  January 12th, 2019
    By Laura Camacho

    tl;dr Fuck Your Beauty Standards.

  • Parenting the Glimmering Way: Start with “Love Deeply”

    Article  |  January 11th, 2019
    By Laura Camacho
    identity, parenting, parenting the glimmering way, snippets

    Laura's "scattered thoughts with few conclusions." A way to process out loud some of the intricacies of parenting the Glimmering way.

  • Episode 81: Identity Wrap Up + 2018's Top Ten Extravaganza!

    Episode  |  December 30th, 2018  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Last thoughts on the Identity series and 2018.

  • Happy Holidays!

    Article  |  December 26th, 2018
    By Laura Camacho

    Start planning your next gift to yourself.

  • Episode 80: Identity Part 4: Raise Up a Child

    Episode  |  December 18th, 2018  |  1 hr 16 mins

    How to do we help our kids answer the "Who Am I?" questions with clarity and authenticity?

  • Episode 79: Identity Part 3 - Scalzian Mystics

    Episode  |  December 11th, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins
    christianity, identity series, parenting, spirituality

    In this episode, we talk about our spiritual identities. After 15 years of marriage, do we still share the same spiritual identity? Are we still even spiritually compatible?

  • Episode 78: Identity part 2 - The Parent Trap

    Episode  |  November 26th, 2018  |  57 mins 48 secs

    In this episode, we talk about Laura’s response to the “Who Am I?” question. Since she’s white, her answer doesn’t start with race; it’s about roles and responsibilities.

  • Episode 77: Identity Part 1 - Latino, like espresso

    Episode  |  November 19th, 2018  |  54 mins 33 secs

    Leslie looks into his mixed heritage, with some racial history lessons on the side.

  • Episode 76: Catching up with Life, The Universe, and Community

    Episode  |  November 12th, 2018  |  1 hr 13 mins
    coming of age, mental health, politics, voting

    Bullet points on life since Easter, and some feedback from listeners. Also, thank you to our veterans; we will Never Forget.

  • Episode 75: Leslie Votes - Live

    Episode  |  October 31st, 2018  |  1 hr 10 mins

    In this episode, Leslie goes through his ballot, following Laura’s Voters’ Guide. Laura talks about her research for the Guide and Leslie adds his own research and opinions to the conversation. We have two important races that will have repercussions for the whole country: Please donate to Kate Brown for Governor and Jamie McLeod-Skinner for U.S. Representative!

  • Episode 74: Laura's Mid-term Election Guide

    Episode  |  October 28th, 2018  |  50 mins 25 secs

    In this episode, we learn about why the 2018 midterms are so important, how to be an informed voter, and what all we can do to get out the vote for 2018. Laura walks us through her strategy and approach to researching candidates and ballot measures. We also talk about reasonable shortcuts to take if you don’t have the time or inclination to do the research yourself.

  • Laura's Official Deschutes County Midterm Voters' Guide, 2018

    Article  |  October 19th, 2018
    By Laura Camacho
    politics, voter's guide

    Here's how Laura's voting, and how she thinks you should too!

  • Episode 73: Easter for the Broken

    Episode  |  April 1st, 2018  |  41 mins 8 secs
    christianity, easter

    In this episode we commiserate with all our friends and listeners who’ve struggled through Easter this year. In the process, we take a hard look at what Easter means to us, the doubts we have, and what we wish Easter meant to more people, especially the broken. We talk about our religious upbringing and Jesusy stuff in an exploratory, not preachy way, but the topic is what it is, if you need to avoid it.