IX: The Stranger & the Road - Spencer Reece


The day before Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech to a quarter-million onlookers from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the poet Spencer Reece was born. Spencer is the author of “The Clerk’s Tale” and “The Road to Emmaus.” The documentary “Voices Beyond the Wall” chronicles his experience teaching young girls to write poetry at their orphanage in San Pedro Sula, Honduras – the murder capital of the world.  His story tells not only what persistence can yield. His is a clear example that life is anything but over when one breaks free from the shackles of alcoholism. In fact, it’s met with unlimited and, sometimes, dreamlike possibilities. Hear Spencer’s story in this episode of The Path to Authenticity. Visit tomgentry.net. Email us at thepathtoauthenticity@gmail.com. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram. © Copyright 2019, Tom Gentry; Music: Rolling Sea – Vetiver, To a Band that I Loved – Jason Isbell, performance rights acquired from Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI).


VIII: A Symptom of the Problem - Sarey Ruden


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Sarey Ruden transforms her negative experiences in the world of online dating into powerful works of art. In this episode, we explore the often-toxic nature of online interactions. We talk about the undercurrent of hostility that feeds this phenomenon. We touch on an array of topics including, manhood, emotional balance, institutional racism, and (this episode was recorded on the day of the school shooting in Denver) the need for gun control. To learn more about Sarey, click here. Visit tomgentry.net. Email us at thepathtoauthenticity@gmail.com. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram. © Copyright 2019, Tom Gentry; Music: Hooray for that Little Difference – Johnny Horton, Neighbor Song – Lake Street Dive, performance rights acquired from Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI).


VII: The Fire in Our Hearts - Author Dani La Barrie


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In this episode, author, psychotherapist, and happiness coach Dani La Barrie talks about her book, “Stories of an Ex-Party Girl,” on the eve of its publication. Recorded on the day the podcast was launched, Dani, discusses her trepidation with baring her soul publicly in her book. She talks about her practice and the events she hosts, which include group meditations and cacao ceremonies. The conversation touches on topics like the discomfort in the process of personal growth, letting go of our resistance to change, the importance of de-stigmatizing therapy, and what it’s like to be a young person in long-term recovery. To learn more about Dani, click here. Visit tomgentry.net. Email us at thepathtoauthenticity@gmail.com. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram. © Copyright 2019, Tom Gentry; Music: Put Your Money on Me – Arcade Fire, Still a Fool – Muddy Waters, performance rights acquired from Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)


VI: The Opposite of Small Talk


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A month after the launch of the show, this episode briefly looks back on the first five episodes and previews the next five. Visit tomgentry.net. Email us at thepathtoauthenticity@gmail.com. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram. © Copyright 2019, Tom Gentry; Music: More and More – Webb Pierce, Tales of Brave Ullysses – Cream, performance rights acquired from Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)


V: The Power of the Other Hand - Lucia Capacchione


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In part two of the conversation with Lucia Capacchione, she elaborates on the other members of the inner family. We hear about her voice dialogue work, using the non-dominant hand. Lucia shares some of her experiences consulting with Disney, where she worked with the Imagineers every Friday for 10 years, helping them delve deeper into the creative process. She looks back on her career and touches on the trainings and certification programs she has developed.To learn more about Lucia, click here. Visit tomgentry.net. Email us at thepathtoauthenticity@gmail.com. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram.


IV: The Outward Expression of the Soul - Mimie Langlois


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From the moment she emerged from the womb, Mimie Langlois’s life has been a study in awareness. Her art epitomizes the close relationship between creativity and divinity. And, it hangs in public buildings around the globe. This episode tells the story of a woman whose charmed life took flight as she came to understand the true meaning of art. The conversation with this abstract expressionist painter unveils an enchanting life filled with love and peace, as well as surprises. To learn more about Mimie, and to see examples of her work, click here. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram.


III: The Closest We Get to God - Jen Conway


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As an aspiring English teacher, Jen Conway’s love for reading led her to a book on unassisted childbirth. What began as curiosity evolved into passion. Now, in addition to being a mother of four, she is an accomplished doula and birth documentarian. This award-winning photographer captures images every bit as powerful as the moments they represent. In this episode she talks about her career path and offers insight as someone who has immersed herself in pregnancy and childbirth. Click here to learn more about Jen. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram.


II: Replacing the Radio Tower


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In this episode, the host, Tom Gentry, briefly introduces himself. He describes of some upcoming episodes and explains why the topic of this podcast is relevant to him. Episode two serves to orient the listener to the show. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram.


I: The Wisdom of the Inner Child - Lucia Capacchione


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In this episode, upon release of the third edition of her book “The Power of Your other Hand,” Lucia Capacchione, Phd. talks about growing up in the creative atmosphere of Hollywood. She tells us how, more than once, her own inner child has brought her back from debilitating physical illness. She recounts the evolution of her career from artist, to school teacher, art therapist, psychologist, author, and consultant. To learn more about Lucia, click here. Click here for her Amazon page. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram.


Introduction to The Path to Authenticity


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This is a show about being true to oneself. It builds from the premise that when a person owns their identity, the world benefits. It’s then that they’re at their very best. We’ll not only hear the stories of people who are on their path to personal authenticity, we’ll talk to people who can help us navigate our own. We’ll discuss how and why we veer away from our respective paths and consider the obstacles we often encounter. We’ll hear from writers, artists, psychologists, coaches, poets, photographers, entrepreneurs, clerics, as well as other experts and independent thinkers of all kinds. Visit tomgentry.net. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram.