Art and Authors

Ep 69: Mardi Gras Edition

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Celebrating the time of Carnevale by reading excerpts from " RELAX - you may only have a few minutes left "
by the sagacious and stress-free author / lecturer: Loretta LaRoche.


Music from podsafemusicnetwork.com

Opening: Carnival Clown Balloon Popper by Edgar Malaran

Houston Carnival by JBVIG

Carnival by Georgia Wonder




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Ep 60: Phoenix Star

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Interview with Canadian author and life coach, Kiernan Antares, as we discover how her own life path inspired the creation of a novel entitled, "Phoenix Star" in which a woman grieving the loss of her child makes a trip to the pyramids in Egypt and discovers her inner strength.

Opening music: "Dancing in Rare Waters' by John Pederson

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Ep: 59 The Power of Place

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In celebration of Canadian Thanksgiving I offer to my listeners a stroll through literary landscapes where the setting plays a central role in the lives of the characters. An appreciation for the comforts of a safe haven is particularly relevant in these economic times when many face the threat of losing their homes. Blessings to you all. And THANKS for listening.

Excerpts read from:

"Literary Houses" by Rosalind Ashe
Copyright Dragon's World Ltd. 1982
ISBN 0-87196-676-X

Classical literature included:

"Rebecca" by Daphne DuMaurier
"Brideshead Revisited" by Evelyn Waugh
"Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens
"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Music: All from http://www.podsafemusicnetwork.com with the exception of Chopin's Nocturne which is on CNET and Brideshead Theme

"To Walk with You" by Jeff Bosset
Chopin's "Nocturne in E flat major op.9 no.2" played by Katerine Gislinge
"Brideshead Theme" by Geoffrey Burgon
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Sacred Ground" by Jon Schmidt
"Motherlands" by David Beard
"Mosane" by E. S. Posthumus


If you are interested in reading any of the books mentioned please support Godboxcafe by ordering at Amazon via our associate account:
godboxcafe-20. The link is at our blog site.



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Special Edition: Harvest Moon

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We celebrate the bountiful harvest of summer through a sharing with author, herbalist, teacher, sage and Druid High Priestess: Ellen Evert Hopman.

Discussion includes recognizing the distinction between Druidism and Druidry, Celtic Reconstructionism, ancient oral tradition, ceremony, tree lore, tribal customs, past and future, continuing education, ecological awareness.

A must read: " Priestess of the Forest" Ellen's first novel soon to be followed by a sequel.

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Her websites:

http://www.celticheritage.co.uk/EllenEvertHopman/index.cfm
http://www.whiteoakdruids.org/
http://www.greyschool.com/

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Ep 44: Lupercalia Edition

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"Sepals" by Lightwolf of SpiritpaintingTM

Jennifer Jones "Lightwolf" : Visual artist, teacher, therapist and seeker of truth facilitates the opportunity for everyone - whether they are artistic or not - to get in touch with their spirit through a form of art therapy that has been her passion for the last ten years. You'll understand why when you hear how she developed this technique that has helped many people.

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