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Christine Hohlbaum on The Power of Slow and Rev.Susan Sparks shares her Ah-Ha Moment

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Christine Louise Hohlbaum is a recovering speedaholic who recognized the power of slow while one day eating ice cream with her then three-year-old daughter. Life is in the details. Don’t let it whiz by. Overwhelmed by eletronic gadgets? Buried under an avalance of e-mail? Juggling too many task and responsibilities? Desperately in need of a deep breath and a time out out? If so you will enjoy this engaging show with author Christine Hohlbaum. She will discuss her new book: The Power of Slow, 101 Ways to Save Time in Our 24/7 World.

A preacher, a lawyer, and a stand up comedian all walk into a room meet Rev. Susan Sparks. A Woman with a Story or two to tell Trained as a trial lawyer, then a stand up comedian, and finally as an ordained minister and preacher. Susan is the only female stand-up comedian in the country with a pulpit. Her unique message draws from a range of experiences. Susan has traveled from the Arctic Circle to the Cape of Good Hope, run a dog sled team, sung country music in Nashville, worked with Mother Teresa’s mission in Calcutta, trained as both a wilderness guide and a fly fisherwoman and ridden across the country on a Harley. She is also a recent cancer survivor. Currently, the Senior Pastor of the historic Madison Avenue Baptist Church in New York City (and the first woman in its 160 year history) Susan has been featured on such networks as ABC, PBS and CNN, as a regular guest with country music star Naomi Judd on “Naomi’s New Morning” on Hallmark Channel, in the NY Times and USA Today, and in numerous comedy clubs, including Carolines Comedy Club in New York City.