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Imagine a world where Shakespeare is so revered, his plays are stilll staged to standing-room-only crowds…where books are so dear they are guarded by librarians with guns…and where time travel is as common as dodos (yep, theyre common, too)! Enter […]

Are God’s rules less important than your relationship with Him?  Lori Strawn and Alice Shelton are calling this week “hodge podge”!  Author Franciscan Father Richard Rohr has written so many books that they couldn’t settle on just one for this […]

Spiritual and children’s book writer C.S. Lewis wasn’t always the faith-filled person he so brilliantly displayed in his works. In “Surprised by Joy,” Lewis tells the story of of his life, from his mother’s death to a series of soulless […]

How do you respond when an angel of God appears to you and asks you to be the vessel which brings God into humanness as a man? Join Alice Shelton and Lori Strawn as they discuss this remarkable work by […]

Most people know Ash Wednesday as the beginning of Lent, a time of preparation leading up to Easter Sunday. But what does it all mean? Why ashes? What does it say about the human condition? Join Lori Strawn and Alice […]

How can you find God in a book or a poem? Through inspired reading and thoughtful discussion, you can discover the godliness in literature. Try it! Join Lori Strawn and Alice Shelton as they explore another poem, “Bone”  by the […]

Where can God be found in a mystery novel? Perhaps everywhere, as He is the greatest mystery in our lives. Lori Strawn and Alice Shelton discuss quotations from Iain Pears novel “An Instance of the Fingerpost” and try to discern […]

How can longing make our lives spiritually richer? What do you long for and how can you best achieve it? Tune in and listen to Lori Strawn and guest host Sue Bradford Edwards discuss the blessings of a longing heart […]

Who wouldn’t want to work miracles and have supernatural powers? Daniel Berrigan’s poem “Zen Poem” will make you think twice! Join Lori Strawn and Alice Shelton as they discuss such matters as the basics for a good, blessed life, the […]

This week, we have a lively discussion of poet and author Mary Karr’s edgy poem “Disgraceland”. Topics are sure to include the role of doubt in spirituality, the human soul and the level of God’s activity in our salvation journey.  With […]

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