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Is any person capable of fully repenting after committing the ultimate evil? What shape does repentance take? And is it possible to forgive —and even love — those who have caused us the deepest pain? All these questions and more […]

If you have not yet picked up Mary Oliver’s book of poetry “Why I Wake Early”, we highly suggest that you consider it.  In this week’s show Lori and Alice spend time talking about transformation and change in her poem […]

What is it about nature that drives our spirituality? Can laziness be a good thing? What is Providence and how can we understand it in light of tragedy? Alice and Lori will cover all this and more as they delve […]

What does our brokenness reveal about us? Are we really unique in our own suffering?  Lots to discuss today as Lori Strawn and Alice Shelton talk about  a paragraph from this complex and often-struggling author’s book “Life of the Beloved”. […]

4 of 4 ← BACK • START OVER → Genuine Humility: The ability never to forget who you are, to appreciate the value of each person in the organization, and to treat everyone respectfully. READ MORE Full Feature: Dumb Things […]

3 of 4 ← BACK • CONTINUE → True Self Confidence: More than mastery of certain skills, true self-confidence enables you to accept yourself as you are, recognizing your strengths and your weaknesses, and focusing on continuous improvement. READ MORE […]

2 of 4 ← BACK  • CONTINUE → Balance and Perspective: The ability to see situations from multiple perspectives, including differing viewpoints, to gain a holistic understanding. READ MORE #3 True Self Confidence GET THE BOOK!

1 of 4 ← GO BACK TO FEATURE • CONTINUE → #1. Self-Reflection: The ability to reflect and identify what you stand for, what your values are, and what matters most. READ MORE #2 Balance and Perspective GET THE BOOK!

You know you do it. Neglect to write down that appointment and miss it. Dumb. Lose that phone number in a messy pile of papers on your desk. Dumb. Forget to file that report. Dumb. Dumb, dumb, and dumber. Harry […]

Can advice imparted from one poet to another have resonance for the rest of us? Yes! Join Alice and Lori as they delve into Rainer Maria Rilke’s seminal “Letters to a Young Poet.” We’ll talk about faith, emotion, and self-doubt. […]