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  • 00:31

    Shifty Business with The Magic Happens Crew

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    You KNOW we have to be up to something shifty, right?  Well tune in and find out what Kathleen Anne McCarthy (we call her Kat), Jonathan Ojanpera and Annette Rochelle Aben handle the thoughts of shifty business.  It could be a grin or it could be down right thought provoking but either way there is going to be some magical conversation going down today on the Sunday nooner we like to call SHIFT here on The Magic Happens Radio Network.  Connect with all of us at www.themagichappens.com and when you are ready to write right along with us, drop a line to Kat@themagichappens.com 

  • 00:31

    Shift Bang Theory with The Magic Happens Crew

    in Culture

    If any trio of folks can totally run with this thought, it is Kathleen Anne McCarthy (Kat), the founder and creator of the digital magazine The Magic Happens http://www.themagichappens.com and her faithful contributiing writers, Jonathan Ojanpera and Annette Rochelle Aben. This is bigger than the three of them , so be sure to tune in and find out what direction this conversation will take.  And remember you can always visit the link above to see what direction their thoughts take as there is a fresh issue of the magazine evrey month!  SHIFT is a weekly presentation here in The Magic Happens Radio Network, sponsored by The Magic Happens Magazine. 

  • 00:31

    Don't Hand Me Any of Your Shift with The Magic Happens Crew

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    Give two women and only one man only half an hour to share wahtever comes to mind with the topic of the day and there has got to be some form of shift going on here. So tune into the LIVE program and find out how the "crew" handles this particular topic. From Norway, we have Kathleen Anne McCarthy, hailing from Alabama, is the lone wolf here, Jonathan Ojanpera and keeping it all inher hip pocket in the great State of Michigan, is Annette Rochelle Aben. Each of these fine folks writes for the digital magazine The Magic Happens which is available here http://www.themagichappens.com with a fresh issue every month.  Don't worry, the archives are also availble there...  Catch up on everything after the show is over and let us know what you think. Thanks!!

  • 00:30

    Shift Happens

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     SHIFT HAPPENS – Yes, yes it does and of course it leaves in its wake, CHANGE! SHIFT is the weekly program hosted by Founder and Creator of the digital magazine, The Magic Happens, Editor and contributing writer, Kathleen Anne McCarthy and Editor and contributing writer at The Magic Happens;  award-winning published author, Annette Rochelle Aben.  The Magic Happens is a digital world home to a community of writers who are thriving out loud! Enjoy these two thinking ladies who are open to shifting perspectives on many things. The doors are wide open to lots of conversational opportunities. Listen weekly, FOLLOW the program at www.blogtalkradio.com/themagichappens and comment on the show at www.facebook.com/themagichappens . TWEET us and PIN your thoughts with us on PINTEREST!  Writers are welcome to JOIN The Magic Happens family!  Contact Kat @ kat@themagichappens.com FOLLOW the great reads and writers in our digital magazine www.themagichappens.com This program, SHIFT is LIVE 12Noon EST every Sunday!

  • 00:32

    Lee Markham of Monroe Public Access Cable Television on Tell Me a Story

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    Friday, July 31st 1:30pm EDT ~ Tell Me a Story welcomes Lee Markham, a volunteer at Monroe Public Access Cable Television (MPACT) in Monroe, Michigan, who will share his story about his 22 years as a volunteer producer and crew person at the station. He will talk about why he sees public access TV and radio as a vehicle for free speech, and an opportunity for ordinary citizens to gain a voice in the local community, and his personal experiences both in front of and behind the camera. Be sure to visit this link to watch Lee’s long running public access program The Lotus Ginkgo Show https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=132&v=xEWQ3rBHKCE and be sure to friend him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/lotusg. You may recognize MPACT from the recent appearance of Stephen Colbert as host for the MPACT program Only in Monroe https://youtu.be/rVPlMM_aSn4 (millions of views) Tell Me a Story is a presentation of The Magic Happens Radio Network and you can find us at www.themagichappens.com

  • 00:31

    Shifting Time and The Living is Easy

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    Sunday, June 28th, 12pm EDT ~ Shifting Time and the Living is Easy!  Yes, for many parts of the world, it is officially SUMMER and you can just bet our trio of writers have a few words to impart on the topic. Kat, Johnny and Annette are the Magic Happens Crew that gathers on Sundays at 12pm ET to converse, connect and otherwise bring some activity to grey matter everywhere!  When they aren’t creating radio shows, they are writing for the digital magazine The Magic Happens, which just so happens to sponsor this program. And when YOU are ready to join those who make this magazine a reality every month, contact our fearless leader, Kathleen Anne McCarthy at kat@themagichappens.com You can read our live and archived issues here http://www.themagichappens.com

  • 00:33

    Jasmina Agrillo Scherr on Tell Me a Story

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    Friday, June 26th, 1:30pm EDT ~ Mirror of My Soul Sanctum of My Heart moves you through the true life journey of spiritual pilgrim and yogi mystic, Jasmina Agrillo Scherr leaving you feeling like the two of you have become friends. From the first page to the last, the reader can identify emotionally with circumstances that seem worlds apart but achingly familiar. Everyone can find a piece of themselves in a story where you learn how Jasmina found the pieces of herself!  Today on Tell Me a Story we welcome Jasmina Agrillo Scherr to the program!  Visit http://www.jasminaagrilloscherr.com for a free consultation on Jasmina’s life empowering Coaching programs as well as directions on how to purchase her remarkable book, Mirror of My Soul Sanctum of My Heart and guided meditation CDs.  This program is a presentation of The Magic Happens Radio Network, sponsored by http://www.themagichappens.com 

  • 01:06

    Up Close with Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss

    in Lifestyle

    Ladies & gentlemen this is sure to be a great episode for you to listen to with out guest, Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss who serves the 2nd Ward for the City of Grand Rapids, MI! We are in for a rare opportunity to get to listen and learn about why Commissioner Bliss is so passionate about the community she serves and find out what lead up to where she is "in life now."


    Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss began serving as Second Ward City Commissioner in January 2006, and was re-elected for a second term in November 2009. Commissioner Bliss is the Director of Residential Services at DA Blodgett - St. John's. St. John's Home provides emergency shelter and residential services for abused and neglected children.


    Commissioner Bliss is an active member of our community. She is a board member of the YMCA, the Grand Rapids Youth Boxing Foundation, and Dyer-Ives Foundation. She serves as a member Uptown CID, the Kent County Land Bank Authority, the Fulton Street Farmer's Market Redevelopment Committee, and is a City Liaison with the Friends of GR Parks. Rosalynn has been recognized and honored locally as well as statewide for her commitment, dedication and work in the field of child abuse and neglect and her leadership in the community.


     


     

  • 00:30

    I'll See Your Shift and Raise You

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    Sunday, June 21st, 12pm EDT ~ I’ll See Your Shift and Raise You!  Well, well, well, let’s see who has the poker face today, shall we?  Could it be Founder and Creator of the digital magazine, The Magic Happens, Kathleen Anne McCarthy (a.k.a. Kat) or Jonathan Ojanpera, writer by day and well, writer by night OR the self-proclaimed Annette Rochelle Aben (who also writes but you knew that already) tune in and find out!  In any case, they’re gonna deal out a hand of SHIFT, so let the chips fall where they may! The weekly presentation of SHIFT is sponsored by http://www.themagichappens.com which is where you will find the best writing, reading and a space for YOU to join the ranks of our International authors! 

  • 00:31

    Maxwell Ivey The Blind Blogger on Tell Me a Story

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    Maxwell Ivey, Jr. was born into a family of carnival owners in Texas where he worked along-side his family even after losing his sight at age 12. His natural gusto for life spurred him onto obtaining a college degree, starting his own business buying and selling amusement rides and becoming a published author. In his book, Leading You Out Of The Darkness Into The Light, Max shares the 11 steps of his success as a blind entrepreneur and offers the readers 11 exercises to do to help them realize their dreams. Today on Tell Me a Story, we will get to know Max a little better and hear, in his own words, how his determination and focus have helped him achieve everything from becoming a personal life coach to shedding half his body weight to become a healthier person!  Visit his blog http:theblindblogger.net where you can order his book, hire him to work with you and catch up on all things Max!  Tell Me a Story is a presentation of The Magic Happens Radio Network, which is sponsored by the digital magazine, http://www.themagichappens.com    

  • 00:30

    Share the Wealth with Kellie and Kat

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    At long last! My special guest for this particular show is the one and only Kathleen McCarthy, known to most of us as Kat.  It seems odd to me that in all the shows I've done, I haven't had Kat on as my guest before now.  So, thanks for listening as we talk about who knows what!  Knowing the two of us, it could be literally anything.


    Of course you can always find Kat through The Magic Happens!  You can find me through my website http://www.whenontheroadtoenlightenment.com.