Author: Jim

Words = Images

One of the things I love about reading a good story is the “world” the author and I create in my imagination. When I “get into” a story I visualize the people, places, and actions. And once in a while – not very often – I find that I’ve stopped reading the story and am just experiencing the pleasure  of the… Read more →

Podcasting: Real People and Real Stories for the Mind and Heart

I’ve been producing Podcasts on and off since the early days of podcasting in 2005. And I’ve been listening to some amazing podcasts for years, especially Radiolab, The Moth Podcast, and This American Life, ll of which began life as Public Radio programs. I’ve enjoyed Catholic podcasts created by Fr. Roderick Vonhögen and other people under the SQPN banner, and tech podcasts from Leo Laporte… Read more →

Members of the Body

The body is one and has many members, but all the members, many though they are, are one body; and so it is with Christ. 1 Corinthians 12:12 When the different parts of a body are working well together, it can accomplish what it sets out to do. When a group of people work well together, they can accomplish what… Read more →

Musing Life 2.0

Because of some mischief done to the first version of this site, I’m relaunching Musing Life as my life takes a new direction. I recently retired after 33 years of full-time university teaching. I plan to be back in the classroom and also teaching online from time to time, but new things will be happening. Join me on the journey. Jim Coyle Read more →