|SPROUTS - I Wish I Were Krishna - Lon Milo DuQuette's Song of the Soul||
Lon Milo DuQuette is a stunning combination of sweet music, profundity, hilarity, and love. With a career as a folk/rock musician from the precocious age of 14, through many employment variants including his 15 books and position as US Deputy Grand Master of Ordo Templi Orientis, Lon has word and song riches to pour out.
|Curing Affluenza: The Happiness Initiative||
Exploration of The Happiness Initiative through a visit with John de Graaf & Laura Musikanski. Laura is Executive Director of Sustainable Seattle. John has created 15 PBS documentaries including the well-known Affluenza. He is Executive Director of Take Back Your Time.
|Lawyer to Social Activist Musician - Anne Feeney's Song of the Soul||
Anne Feeney went from 12 years as a lawyer to full-time as a social activist musician. With 8 CD's plus other recordings, she's given us a wealth of music and messages.
All the songs in this program are performed by Anne Feeney:
|Swimming to the Other Side - Pat Humphries||
Pat Humphries is half of Emma's Revolution, a powerful, moving and fun collaboration aimed at making our world better. Inspired by all sorts of music, including hymns, gospel, folk and more, Pat has produced musical gems featured on "All Things Considered" and "Democracy Now". Here she shares the music that led her where she is, including a song by one of her mentors and inspirations, Pete Seeger
Songs in this program
|The Rustic Riders - Lisa Meissner's Song of the Soul||
Lisa Meissner performs with The Rustic Riders with a definite spiritual/religious element, fueled by personal & cultural struggles and a with a healing vision of the possibilities.
All the songs in this program are performed by The Rustic Riders
|All Shall Be Well - Eileen McGann's Song of the Soul||
Eileen McGann is a Canadian singer/songwriter who combines a stunning voice, deep passion for the natural world, wide-ranging education and thoughts with a rich Irish/Celtic upbringing to make top notch music of the Spirit.
|Rolling Wheelchair Blues - Mike Hamer's Song of the Soul||
Mike Hamer is a singer/songwriter from Greenville, North Carolina, who performs a rich variety of music, often as part of Mike Hamer and the Rhinoceroses with the Angelic Choir. Until an accident left him a quadriplegic, Mike had played guitar and bass, but found that the hammer dulcimer worked for him afterwards. He's an inspired and inspirational musician and songwriter.
|Pagan Ways of Green & Grey - Part 2 of Damh the Bard's Song of the Soul||
Damh the Bard is the stage name of Dave Smith, singer, songwriter, and Pendragon in the Order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids. Taking inspiration from those connected deeply with the Earth & the wild, Dave guides listeners in the footsteps of a closer knowledge and life with our home.
|Passionate on the Farm|
|Will Williams/Veterans for Peace||
Will Williams was born in central Mississippi on 9/11/1943 and joined the military as a way past the limitations of his race and environment. He did 2 tours in Vietnam, suffered major PTSD, fully emerging from it after 9/11/2001 as he found his voice to speak out against war with the Veterans for Peace.
|Sami Rasouli - Muslim Peacemaker Teams||
Sami Rasouli is an Iraqi-born American citizen who returned to Iraq in the aftermath of the US war there, in order to try to help rebuild Iraq. Inspired by the example of the Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT), he has helped organize the Muslim Peacemaker Teams (MPT).
|Peace-Work Quilt - Supporting CO's And Conscience||
J.E. McNeil's new book, Peace-Work Quilt, draws on the many stories & experiences from the 12 years she has served as Executive Director of the Center on Conscience & War. The stories are vivid and the thoughts and analysis penetrating - and the spirit is deep.
|Birth and Midwifery with Ina May Gaskin, author of Spiritual Midwifery||
Ina May Gaskin is an internationally recognized leader in advocating for Spiritual Midwifery. She is also an author, activist and advocate whose spiritual insights and empowerment have been part of the incredible exploration which is The Farm, the spiritual-based intentional community in Tennessee, founded in the early 1970's.
|Navy Commander for Peace - Leah Bolger||
After 20 years in the Navy, Leah Bolger retired into full-time work as a peace activist. Leah is active almost everywhere, is the first female president of the national Veterans for Peace, works on the World Beyond War project, acts as Secretary of Defense for the Green Shadow Cabinet, coordinates the Drones Quilt Project, and chairs the VFP Drones Working Group.
|Peace Learning Center of Milwaukee||
The Peace Learning Center (PLC) of Milwaukee started out in 2002 teaching the 4th graders of one school vital skills of non-violent conflict resolution. Based on a tremendously successful, city-wide project in Indianapolis, Milwaukee's PLC has grown rapidly, now teaching peace skills to 16 schools, with more projects on the way.
|Kevin Camp/Cabaretic's Song of the Soul||
Kevin Camp is native to the Birmingham, Alabama area, raised somewhat Methodist, involved with Unitarian Universalists at 17, and attending Quaker meeting as of this past year. On a frustrating search for spiritual/religious depth and integrity, Kevin finds considerable inspiration and support through music, some of which he has recorded on his myspace.com/cabaretic page.
|Helene Pollock's Song of the Soul||
Helene was a Presbyterian, graduate of Beloit College in Wisconsin, but was drawn to Quakerism because of her deep attraction to an inward devotional life. She works with students as a staff member of Haverford College, Pennsylvania, a Quaker school. Music is very important to Helene, a companion to her ceaseless internal prayer.
|Jonathan Lutz' Song of the Soul||
Jonathan Lutz is a musician and choir leader of diverse talents and with deep spiritual reflection. Born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, he's lived in Finland, at Europe's northern rim, for the past 30 years where he's part of a very small Quaker meeting.
|Singing, Fighting, and Mushing for Bristol Bay||
Musicians United to Protect Bristol Bay have been spreading the call to step forward for the well-being of the people and way of life threatened by the proposed Pebble Mine of the coast next to Alaska's Bristol Bay. It's a hopeful time as we speak to several defenders of the land - musician Si Kahn, former Alaskan State Senator, Suzanne Little, dog-musher Monica Zappa, & Alaskan Representative, Bryce Edgmon.
|Jim Scott - A Song for the Earth, A Prayer for Peace||
Jim Scott: is, perhaps, best known for the many years he was part of the Paul Winter Consort. He tours widely as a solo act and his music frequently excites the listener, delicately, to care for the Earth and strive for Peace. He's a pedigree Unitarian-Universalist.
|On the Ground in Afghanistan - Santwana Dasgupta||
|Rodwaan Saleh - Islamic Society of North America||
Rodwaan Saleh is the Membership & Affiliates Coordinator of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). I visited with him as he accompanied a group of visitors to Eau Claire from Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen, on a trip co-sponsored by the National Peace Foundation.
|My Roots Go Down||
Pete Seeger once said, "If you want to hear some of the best songs out there today...listen to Sarah Pirtle," an author and musician with deep roots which feed the abundant branches and fruits of her work for peace, wholeness, and care for the planet.
|Jesus Made Me a Communist||
Charley Earp is honestly devoted to the religiously-inspired communism of his youth, without apology or irony.
|A Cover to Match the Book: Finding the Israel in Your Jacob||
After Jacob wrestled with God, he came away with a new identity and a new name - Israel. The practice of choosing a name to match your spirit and calling is mostly neglected in American mainstream society, yet it is another important opportunity for truth-telling. We think of choosing a name as the simple filling in of a legal document but the repercussions are far reaching. The family names we take and pass down are a remnant of the days when men owned their women and children and slaves - is it time to think more deliberately about the names we take and live with?