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Tapestry

 

Tapestry

Tapestry explores spirituality, religion and the search for meaning. Find space for your soul every week.

Updated: Fridays
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The prime minister's supremely dumb move and the reaction

"We can agree that the PM committed an almost wilful act of stupidity. Why can’t we agree that his numerous apologies were appropriate and satisfactory?"

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My almost brother

What happens when a family decided not to go ahead with the adoption?

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Stories from the battlefield

Hear what Harjit Sajjan, Canada's Minister of Defence has learned about life.

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Radio still makes waves

Terry O'Reilly takes a trip to five different countries to listen to some astonishing radio advertising.

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Stories from the battlefield and the ballpark PODCAST Version

Stories from the battlefield: what Harjit Sajjan, Canada's Minister of Defence has learned about life, and Stacey May Fowles on the healing properties of baseball.

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This Party Has Soul

The spiritual sides of four musicians: Prince, Kanye West, Beyonce and Shad.

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Behind the headlines

Tapestry looks more deeply at two stories that made the news. Timothy Schmalz talks about his 'homeless Jesus' statue. Jeff Goodes looks at how Peterborough reacted to the fire-bombing of its only mosque.

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Welcoming Refugees.

Tina Grimberg fled Ukraine as a teenager more than three decades ago. Now she's a rabbi whose congregation is welcoming a family from Syria. Plus a conversation with Parker Palmer about entitlement, Trump, and breaking down walls.

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Tapestry - Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie is usually asked about a lot of other stuff: her career in music, her Academy Award, her life as an activist. But what does Buffy Sainte-Marie believe in?

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Religion doesn't cause religious violence - a conversation with Rabbi Sacks

Rabbi Sacks won the 2016 Templeton Prize for his book, "Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence." This award is given annually to someone who has made a profound spiritual contribution to the world.

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Tapestry - From Mount Olympus to the Airport Chapel

Baynard Woods on the modern worship of ancient Greek gods and a portrait of the chaplain at the Ottawa airport.

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Tapestry - Against Intolerance

Parker Palmer, Diane Moore and Artists without Barriers

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Spiritual Self Meet Sexual Self

Interviews with KD Miller and Rev Trisha Elliot

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Tapestry - Rethinking addiction and mental illness

The messier aspects of human behaviour as we investigate ways people are rethinking mental health, addiction, and what falls within ‘normal’for the human brain.

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Tapestry - Spark Joy

Showing your socks the love? Marie Kondo & her decluttering tips echo the Shinto tradition of Japan - and it's no coincidence.

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Journeys to a New Life

The life journey of Thupten Jinpa, translator to the Dalai Lama; and Khari McClelland's road trip to find the soundtrack of the Underground Railroad.

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Tapestry - The Truth Show

Scientist and Evangelical Christian Katherine Hayhoe talks about climate change in Texas. Musician Craig Cardiff gathers "Books of Truths" at his gigs.

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Tapestry - For the Love of Family

We investigate the messy human business of one family being born - another saying goodbye … and in the midst of it all, a wedding, in which the choice of music is going to matter profoundly - but not for any reason you might expect.

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Children and Spirituality - Part 2

Beloved children's singer Raffi on the importance of "child-honouring", the story of a 13-year-old Zoroastrian priest, and the classic children's book "The Runaway Bunny" re-imagined.

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Tapestry - A Winter Survival Guide

This week's guests have spent years thinking about some of the biggest questions out there: light vs. dark, faith vs. money, and career vs. calling.

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The Tattooed Pastor and Your Awe Stories

Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber returns to the Tapestry studio to talk about finding God in all the wrong people. And our listeners share stories of their awe-inspired moments.

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A Field Guide to the Narcissist Jan 3 2016 Tapestry

We 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. Narcissus was an amateur. He may have fallen in love with his own reflection, but ours is

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What Am I Doing With My Life? Tapestry Episode

What Am I Doing With My Life? An ivy league prof, a philosopher of science and a travel writer offer a few answers.

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Voice from Assisi: The Humble Friar with a Record Deal

An hour of music and conversation - a little light in the bleak midwinter - as Tapestry host Mary Hynes meets the Voice from Assisi, Friar Alessandro Brustenghi.

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Born This Way: The Spirituality of Children

This episode of Tapestry is all about the babies - and the toddlers - and the teenagers - as we investigate the spirituality of children.

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A Bad Guy's Search for Meaning

Zachary 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.

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This Episode is Awesome!

"Awesome" is an overused word these days, but true feelings of awe often transcend language. Dr. Dacher Keltner explains the phenomenon of awe. Plus, a documentary about how life in an Aboriginal men's shelter was changed by a homeless cat named Smudgey.

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