Feb 1, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Crossing the Line Audio
Tapestry Crossing the Line Feb 1, 2013 | 53:59As a journalist, Kevin Cox covered it all, including tragedies like the Westray mining disaster and the Swissair crash near Peggy's Cove. But he often felt that he was standing on the wrong side of the police tape. Instead of reporting the news, Cox wanted to be with the families, helping them cope with their loss. After 35 years, he left journalism and is now training to be a minister.
Jan 18, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry "When God Talks Back" with author Tanya Luhrmann Audio
Tapestry "When God Talks Back" with author Tanya Luhrmann Jan 18, 2013 | 53:59The anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann is fascinated by religious believers who experience god talking to them, either through visions, or a voice they can hear. She is the author of "When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God."
Jan 11, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry "Distilled Spirits" with author Don Lattin, and Street Philosophy Audio
Tapestry "Distilled Spirits" with author Don Lattin, and Street Philosophy Jan 11, 2013 | 53:59This week on Tapestry, Mary Hynes talks to Don Lattin about his new memoir, Distilled Spirits: Getting High, Then Sober, with a Famous Writer, a Forgotten Philosopher, and a Hopeless Drunk. Later in the show, Mary meets a Montreal professor who's taking the subject of philosophy out of the classroom and into the streets.
Jan 4, 2013 | 53:58Tapestry Prayer, Small but Mighty Audio
Tapestry Prayer, Small but Mighty Jan 4, 2013 | 53:58For Hindus, Buddhists and other eastern faiths, it's the single-syllabled Om. For Jews, it's the six words of the Shema. This week we look at prayers of few words - the small-but-mighty sayings that inspire and sustain millions.
Dec 21, 2012 | 53:58Tapestry Do You Hear What We Hear? Audio
Tapestry Do You Hear What We Hear? Dec 21, 2012 | 53:58This week Tapestry reconsiders the Christmas carol in three different ways. There's the mysterious back-story of a beloved tune; a professional singer on what many consider the show-stopper of midnight mass; and a meditation on one tune fit for the midwinter blues of life.
Dec 14, 2012 | 54:25Tapestry When the Stranger Calls Us Home Audio
Tapestry When the Stranger Calls Us Home Dec 14, 2012 | 54:25Dr. Mary Jo Leddy is woman of letters and recipient of many honours. The founder of one of Canada's most respected refugee aid groups says anyone can live a life of importance and consequence. You only need to say yes to someone who needs your help.
Oct 26, 2012 | 53:59Tapestry Finding the Time to Not be Busy (2012 Encore) Audio
Tapestry Finding the Time to Not be Busy (2012 Encore) Oct 26, 2012 | 53:59You've probably noticed that when you ask someone how they're doing - they so often say "Busy!" Maybe even "Crazy busy!" It's become a reflex assessment of our modern lives. Is it good for you or bad? Is is squeezing out the time people have to step back and talk to themselves about their lives, their priorities, their spritual wellbeing? On Tapestry this week, we talk about how important it can be to find the "pause" button.
Oct 12, 2012 | 53:59Tapestry And the Moral of the Story Is... (Documentary) Audio
Tapestry And the Moral of the Story Is... (Documentary) Oct 12, 2012 | 53:59The late British philosopher Bertrand Russell observed, "Most of the greatest evil that man has inflicted upon man comes through people feeling quite certain about something which, in fact, was false." Producer Frank Faulk explores the dangers of moral certainty.
Oct 5, 2012 | 53:59Tapestry Coping - Part 2 (2012 Encore) Audio
Tapestry Coping - Part 2 (2012 Encore) Oct 5, 2012 | 53:59We've all had times where we're just trying to get by. We throw up our hands and think, just get me to the end of the week! In this episode, we'll take a look at what happens after you've coped. You've finally come through the other side. Did you change?
Sep 30, 2012 | 53:59Tapestry Coping - Part 1 (2012 Encore) Audio
Tapestry Coping - Part 1 (2012 Encore) Sep 30, 2012 | 53:59We all experience misfortune, cracks in our lives, our relationships, our psyches. But perhaps it's how we respond that reveals who we are. On this episode of Tapestry, we examine the ways we cope. This is part one of a two-part series.