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Providence on the air presents "Open Book," a weekly spiritual book club designed to open minds about questions of spirituality. We believe that if you're looking for God, all you need to do is open a book!

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We all know this classic quotation: "The world is so full of a number of things, I am sure we should all be as happy as kings." But do you know where it comes from? It's from a little book for children, written by the incomparable Robert... more

Joyce Rupp offers us a wonderful 6 week guide to prayer and spirituality that requires just ourselves, our openness to God and our favorite old stained and well loved coffee cup! Settle in with us to a unique twist on growing as a beloved... more

Eschatology. William Wordsworth. Two pretty dull topics, even if you're familiar with either or both of them. But trust the poetry of Denise Levertov to blow your mind with new ways of thinking about these and other hot topics!... more

New big fave author, poet, philosopher David Whyte shares new insights about what many of us consider to be everyday words. Join us today for an insightful discussion about COURAGE!

How do you talk to God? Are your words sufficient? What does God think about your prayers? Join Lori and Alice, leaders of your favorite on-air book club, as they explore the world of prayer from the point of view of poet Scott Cairns.... more

There is no need to worry, listener friends! Thinking about LIFE and about DEATH are both part of living and being in touch with our deepest selves! Wanting to leave a mark on the world isn't selfish, is it? Wondering what folks... more

Maybe you've heard of "The Pilgrim's Progress," an allegory by John Bunyan...now hear the other side of the story! Brilliant author C.S. Lewis (writer of the Narnia books, among others) chronicles his own voyage from disbelief to... more

Do BIG questions frighten you? Have you ever wondered about the concept of ENOUGH in your life? Do you think that perhaps if you paid more attention that a deeper life could begin to come forward? Our time together today opens space... more

Why believe in God? Philosophers and saints have given many answers over the years. Now hear new, contemporary responses from artists, musicians, filmmakers and others to the age-old question. Their essays, which encompass everything... more

Movement in prayer is an ancient practice. The language of our bodies is a beautiful offering and often helps focus and shift our prayer lives. Join Lori and Alice as we discuss the meaningful practices in our own prayer lives.

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