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The Meaning of Midlife (2011 Encore)

Midlife for many is a time when the soul refuses to stay quiet--a time when the search for meaning ratchets up a notch.

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Tapestry - Wisdom of the Ages for Living Today with author Lou MarinoffJul 4, 2013 | 53:58Tapestry Wisdom of the Ages for Living Today with author Lou Marinoff Audio
Tapestry Wisdom of the Ages for Living Today with author Lou Marinoff Jul 4, 2013 | 53:58If you're wondering about the meaning of life - Lou Marinoff has a prescription for you. And you won't be getting it filled at the pharmacy!
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Tapestry - "Allah, Liberty and Love" with author Irshad ManjiJun 12, 2011 | 54:00Tapestry "Allah, Liberty and Love" with author Irshad Manji Audio
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Tapestry The Importance of Being Sexual Apr 12, 2013 | 53:59What if the classic sensual tome "The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights" had been written by a scientist? A scientist with specialties in sexual health and public policy - and a wicked sense of humour?
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