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Tapestry - Tame Your Mind (No Religion Required)Oct 31, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Tame Your Mind (No Religion Required) Audio
Tapestry Tame Your Mind (No Religion Required) Oct 31, 2014 | 53:59No gods, gurus or mantras. Just you and your frantic thoughts as they rise and fall away. The atheist Sam Harris says when you take away all the religious stuff, the world's spiritual traditions have profound things to say about the art of being human.
Tapestry - The Shortest Day, The Longest Night (2013 Encore)Dec 19, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry The Shortest Day, The Longest Night (2013 Encore) Audio
Tapestry The Shortest Day, The Longest Night (2013 Encore) Dec 19, 2014 | 53:59The idea of 'the longest night' has inspired storytellers for centuries. Today on the programme, we look at the winter solstice in a couple of different ways: the allure of the dark, the danger of the cold, and the potential for quiet in this season.
Tapestry - The Road Not Taken: Bernardo judge considered priesthoodDec 12, 2014 | 53:57Tapestry The Road Not Taken: Bernardo judge considered priesthood Audio
Tapestry The Road Not Taken: Bernardo judge considered priesthood Dec 12, 2014 | 53:57Patrick LeSage, former chief justice of the Superior Court of Ontario, speaks in a wide-ranging interview touching on the dignity of the accused, the emotional load carried by lawyers and judges, and his belief in the essential goodness of human beings.
Tapestry - What Would Plato Do? (May 2014 Encore)Dec 26, 2014 | 54:00Tapestry What Would Plato Do? (May 2014 Encore) Audio
Tapestry What Would Plato Do? (May 2014 Encore) Dec 26, 2014 | 54:00Imagine a little bracelet you could wear every day. On it is inscribed: WWPD? What Would Plato Do? It's not as wacky as it sounds. The great philosopher would have a lot to say about how to live right now.
Tapestry - Champion of the Damned: Bryan Stevenson's fight to fix a broken justice systemDec 5, 2014 | 53:56Tapestry Champion of the Damned: Bryan Stevenson's fight to fix a broken justice system Audio
Tapestry Champion of the Damned: Bryan Stevenson's fight to fix a broken justice system Dec 5, 2014 | 53:56When asked for a short bio, Bryan Stevenson offered up these 7 words: "Broken by poverty, injustice, condemnation. But hopeful." It's a powerful description, if a little too modest. Other people have called him: Atticus Finch meets Martin Luther King.
Tapestry - A Bad Guy's Search For Meaning & How Dante Saved My LifeNov 14, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry A Bad Guy's Search For Meaning & How Dante Saved My Life Audio
Tapestry A Bad Guy's Search For Meaning & How Dante Saved My Life Nov 14, 2014 | 53:59Zachary Lazar's father was killed in a contract hit. Lazar writes about real-life crime stories, trying to answer one question: can bad people try to become good people? Later, why Dante's The Divine Comedy is the greatest work of self-help ever written.
Tapestry - Being Alone: Views from a Mormon Feminist & Poet Nikki Giovanni (2013 Encore)Oct 24, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Being Alone: Views from a Mormon Feminist & Poet Nikki Giovanni (2013 Encore) Audio
Tapestry Being Alone: Views from a Mormon Feminist & Poet Nikki Giovanni (2013 Encore) Oct 24, 2014 | 53:59This episode has been awarded a Gabriel Award, an honour given to journalism that uplifts and nourishes the human spirit. We explore different ways of being alone, in all its glory and its pain.
Tapestry - Do You Hear What We Hear? (2012 Encore)Dec 13, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Do You Hear What We Hear? (2012 Encore) Audio
Tapestry Do You Hear What We Hear? (2012 Encore) Dec 13, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry reconsiders the Christmas carol. An opera singer revels the pitfalls of the show-stopper, O Holy Night. We uncover the mysterious back-story of Do You Hear What I Hear. And a meditation on one tune fit for the midwinter blues of midlife.
Tapestry - The Wayfaring Stranger: Lost & Found in VancouverNov 21, 2014 | 53:58Tapestry The Wayfaring Stranger: Lost & Found in Vancouver Audio
Tapestry The Wayfaring Stranger: Lost & Found in Vancouver Nov 21, 2014 | 53:58What does it take to bring a homeless man in from the streets? Tapestry reports from the back-alleys of Vancouver. Also: You Are Delusional - and that's OK. Why we should see the brighter side of self-delusion.
Tapestry - A Love For Hymns. Church, Not So Much (March 2014 Encore)Nov 28, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry A Love For Hymns. Church, Not So Much (March 2014 Encore) Audio
Tapestry A Love For Hymns. Church, Not So Much (March 2014 Encore) Nov 28, 2014 | 53:59Musician Veda Hille doesn't go to church, but she loves a good hymn sing. Hymns inspire her music, which is peculiar for someone whose musical sensibilities are closer to pop than pulpit. Plus, a pastor says he's tired of being a salesman for optimism.
Tapestry - Liars, Cheats and SinnersOct 3, 2014 | 54:00Tapestry Liars, Cheats and Sinners Audio
Tapestry Liars, Cheats and Sinners Oct 3, 2014 | 54:00Cast an eye over the people who go to church. Do you see families of 11 children? Writer Mary Gordon says good-hearted Catholics are made out to be cheats because they defy church rules. Plus, marriage in all its forms, including arranged and annulled.
Tapestry - A Field Guide to the NarcissistSep 26, 2014 | 53:57Tapestry A Field Guide to the Narcissist Audio
Tapestry A Field Guide to the Narcissist Sep 26, 2014 | 53:57We all know one. Maybe you are one. If you are, you probably don't know it. Mary Hynes brings us tales of survival: working with - and living with - the narcissist.
Tapestry - A Conversion Story: Between GodsOct 17, 2014 | 53:58Tapestry A Conversion Story: Between Gods Audio
Tapestry A Conversion Story: Between Gods Oct 17, 2014 | 53:58When you grow up going to Sunday school - and celebrating Christmas - it's a good bet your family is Christian. Unless they aren't. Novelist Alison Pick unearthed an old family secret when she began the long process of converting to Judaism.
Tapestry - Prayer, Small but MightyJan 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.
Tapestry - Wherever You Go, There You Are(n't)Sep 12, 2014 | 53:58Tapestry Wherever You Go, There You Are(n't) Audio
Tapestry Wherever You Go, There You Are(n't) Sep 12, 2014 | 53:58This week, we rewrite an old piece of spiritual wisdom: wherever you go, there you are. Eric Weiner suggests that when you change your locale, you sometimes change yourself. Can a new postal code really bring about your transformation?

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