Crossing the Line

Photo credit: <a href=''>Igal Koshevoy</a>

Photo credit: Igal Koshevoy


Season 18: Episode 21

As 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.

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In the second half of the show, Mary speaks with writer Alan Lightman. How do you imagine God? All-seeing? All-powerful? Stressed out at being stuck in the eternal void with a bickering aunt and uncle? Theoretical physicist and novelist Alan Lightman is the author of Einstein's Dreams. Now the agnostic scientist brings us his vision of God in his book, Mr g: A Novel About the Creation.

Coming up on Tapestry, we'll be taking a look at why so many of us seem to be more anxious than ever before. Was there ever a time for you when worrying paid off?  Or maybe you realized it doesn't do much good to be tied up in knots of anxiety? We'd love to hear your stories. You can send us an email, or post a comment on our Facebook page.
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