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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 are pulling out an oldie, but a goodie this week! When life feels difficult - does it help to know that it is SUPPOSED to be difficult? Lori and Alice look forward to the discussion and insight that today's show wil undoubledly bring!

There are no easy answers when it comes to homelessness, but there is always hope in God. That's the theme of today's on-the-air book club selection, "Squat," the story of a young man named Squid trying to stay alive on the streets of... more

Silence can be a difficult place for many of us. Yet - silence is a necessary part of human existence. We hope you will join us today for a lively discussion about silence - strange as it sounds!

How does a spiritual person vote her faith? What issues should be foremost in our minds as we head to the polls? Writer Monica Johnson once observed that our votes should reflect our God, but what exactly does that mean? Please join Lori... more

Do you ever feel that if other people knew the TRUE you, they wouldn't like you? Do you worry that you have too much self-confidence or do you suffer from feelings of low self-esteem? Do you find yourself feeling tired, overly-busy,... more

With the synod of bishops bringing new hope that the Catholic Church may be reaching out to gays, and with recent Supreme Court decisions bringing greater marriage equality, today's topic seems timely indeed! One of the plot points in... more

Why pray? What is the power of prayer? Join Alice and Lori for part two of a deep and rewarding discussion of prayer, how to add prayer to your own life, and what to do when prayer becomes difficult. You won't want to miss it!

How often to we refer to prayer or hear someone refer to prayer and not really think about what that means to us? When someone asks you to pray for them, what does that really MEAN to you in practical terms? Where do you like... more

You've probably heard the parable of the Prodigal Son often; so often you've stopped wondering about it. Yet there is so much more to glean from this story! Author Henri Nouwen plumbs the depth of this rich story in his book "The... more

Join Lori and Alice today as they dip their toes into quotations that take us on a Buddhist pathway to fearlessness and compassion in our daily lives. Don't miss us this week!

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