Meeting the Moment

The Meeting the Moment Podcast features personal stories told by Fellows of the Meeting the Moment Program, hosted by Stanford’s Office for Religious and Spiritual Life. Each story corresponds with a monthly theme and chronicles meaning made of a challenging moment

 

Feb 2021 | INTIMACY | Unvarnished, Unrehearsed 

Backstage moments with a lifelong performer.

For Stanford University’s Office for Religious and Spiritual Life’s Meeting’s the Moment program, this story showcases our February ’21 theme, INTIMACY. Told by Meeting the Moment Fellow JJ Kapur ’22 .

Music in this piece:

“Belfast” – Podington Bear
“Sepia” – Podington Bear
“Still of Morning” – Scott Buckley

Story by JJ Kapur, Audio produced by Allie Wollner

Jan 2021 | ANGER & JUSTICE | Stolen Swastikas and Pet Pistols

Two stories: in light of bigotry and racism, especially from those we least expect, what does true justice mean and why?

For Stanford University’s Office for Religious and Spiritual Life’s Meeting’s the Moment program, this story showcases our January ’21 theme, ANGER & JUSTICE. Told by Meeting the Moment Fellow Elaine Lai, PhD Candidate and Cahron Cross ’22.

Music in this piece:

“Chill Jazz Lofi Hiphop” – Kaizan Blu
“Jazzy Lofi” – Kaizan Blu
“Enrichment” – Podington Bear
“Tears of Gia” – Just Chill Productions
“Tough Choices” – Eric Matyas
“Young Mind” – Eric Matyas

Stories by Elaine Lai and Cahron Cross, Audio produced by Allie Wollner

Dec 2020 | (BE)LONGING | The Church at 16th Place

A skeptic finds the spirit somewhere unexpected.

For Stanford University’s Office for Religious and Spiritual Life’s Meeting’s the Moment program, this story showcases our December ’20 theme, (BE)LONGING. Told by Meeting the Moment Fellow Kory Gaines ’21 .

Music in this piece:

“Deep Pools” -Podington Bear
“Inspired” -Kevin McCleod
“Rainbows” -Scott Buckley

Story by Kory Gaines, Audio produced by Allie Wollner

Oct 2020 | FINDING GROUND | Warm Smile, Hot Cha 

How one man finds his footing when he steps on new land.

For Stanford University’s Office for Religious and Spiritual Life’s Meeting’s the Moment program, this story showcases our October ’20 theme, FINDING GROUND. Told by Meeting the Moment Fellow JJ Kapur ’22 .

Music in this piece:

“Comedy background Music – Indian Tabla & Dholak Instrumental” by Yellow Tunes
“Best Indian sad background music” by Yellow Tunes
“Ghost Surf Rock” by Loyalty Freak
“India Royalty Free Music” by Bensound
“PUNJABI DHOL BHANGRA BEATS 1” by Official No Copyright Music

Story by JJ Kapur, Audio produced by Allie Wollner

Sept 2020 | MEETING UNCERTAINTY | The Bear-Bear Dread

What happens when someone else dictates your every move? And what does it mean when that someone is…a stuffed animal.

For Stanford University’s Office for Religious and Spiritual Life’s Meeting’s the Moment program, this story showcases our September ’20 theme, MEETING UNCERTAINTY. Told by Meeting the Moment Fellow Adesuwa Agbonile ’21 .

Story by Adesuwa Agbonile, Audio produced by Allie Wollner and Adesuwa Agbonile

Music in this piece:

“Here’s the Thing” by Lee Rosevere
“Sad Marimba Planet” by Lee Rosevere
“Making a Change” by Lee Rosevere
“Slow Lights” by Lee Rosevere