The Meaning Of “Between Over & Next”

by | Jan 30, 2024 | Podcast

In this thought-provoking episode of “Between Over and Next,” hosts Holli and Robert unravel the meanings behind the phrases “between,” “over,” and “next,” with insights that celebrate life’s continual unfolding. The duo embarks on a journey that contemplates the past, present, and anticipatory nature of the future while touching upon the wisdom found in these exchanges. The discussion is vibrant with references to cultural icons like Norman Lear and documentaries that have inspired the hosts’ outlook on aging and living fulfilling lives. They wonderfully encapsulate the essence of living in the present, acknowledging past experiences, and remaining open to what comes next, anchoring the conversation in optimism and continuous learning.

In This Episode:

00:00 Introduction to the podcast “Between Over and Next”
00:30 Hosts introduce themselves and discuss the importance of the podcast
01:42 Discussing the documentary “If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast”
04:05 Exploring the meaning of “between over and next”
05:56 Reflecting on the process of naming the podcast
09:49 Embracing the unknown and sharing knowledge
11:43 Recognizing the importance of the present moment and trusting what’s next
12:57 Reflecting on lessons learned from starting Wedding Podcast Network
13:46 Robert regrets not bringing more awareness to podcasting
14:08 Holli acknowledges the limitations in their outlets for podcasting
16:32 Robert reflects on the fluidity of life and the transitions between over and next
18:16 Holli expresses her desire to continue the Wedding Podcast Network
19:35 Holli discusses the meanings of between, over, and next
22:09 Holli emphasizes the importance of living in the present moment
23:39 Robert highlights the significance of the space between over and next
26:37 Holli celebrates Robert and expresses gratitude to their listeners
26:37 Robert and Holli discuss a card and confetti cannon
27:12 Holli reflects on the meaning of the card and their future
27:47 Robert expresses his positive outlook on his 60s
28:05 Holli shares her hope for the future with Robert
28:09 Robert expresses his gratitude for Holli
28:17 Holli encourages listeners to share the podcast
28:21 Robert asks for reviews and feedback
28:29 Holli mentions the show notes with relevant links
28:38 Robert invites listeners to connect via email
28:50 Holli concludes the episode and thanks listeners

Key Takeaways:

1. “Between Over and Next” reflects on different stages of life, symbolizing the past, present, and future, and the importance of each in shaping personal growth.
2. Norman Lear’s wisdom inspires the conceptual framework for the show, highlighting the significance of the ‘in-between’ times of our lives.
3. Manifesting the future through the understanding of what is ‘over’ and looking forward to what’s ‘next’ provides a perspective rooted in positivity and progress.
4. Personal anecdotes and cultural references add depth to the conversation, emphasizing the universal nature of life’s journey.
5. Embracing each moment and the lessons it brings can lead to a richer, more purpose-driven life regardless of age.

Holli & Robert Quotes:

“Between is living in the moment, embracing today, and being consciously aware that each moment is a gift.”
“Life is always in flux. There’s an ebb and flow, and there are always endings and beginnings.”
“I encourage everyone to give yourself permission to forge a new path with confidence and courage.”
“You need to trust what’s meant to emerge will emerge in the perfect way at the perfect time.”
“Here’s to the future. May every new day bring all of life’s nicest and best things your way.”

Mentioned in Episode 3:
Documentary “If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast”
Serendipity and Synchronicity
Wedding Podcast Network Listen Here
Wedding Podcast Network Website

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