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Living with Intentionality: With Guest Melanie Rilling
Posted in: Art as Worship on December 26, 2012
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Jewelry artist Melanie Rilling was born and reared in Mississippi, where the very land seems to be steeped in the eccentricities and literature of the Faulkner and Welty tradition. Love of the written word was ingrained from an early age.

In her early thirties, when she came to Atlanta, she…

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Your Physical Environment Can Be Supportive or Toxic. With Guest Betty Humphrey Fowler,
Posted in: Art as Worship on December 19, 2012
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Betty Humphrey Fowler is a Feng Shui Consultant and Certified Interior Re-Designer.  She has been helping people transform their lives by improving the energy flow of their homes and work spaces for almost 12 years.  Betty is trained in Essential Feng Shui by internationally recognized Feng Shui…

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Everything Has Significance: With Guest Mal McEwen
Posted in: Art as Worship on December 12, 2012
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Mal McEwen is a north Georgia chainsaw artist with family roots in the area dating back to 1746. He has always enjoyed working with his hands and creating works of beauty, including being a mechanic, machinist and trim carpenter.

Mal picked up a chainsaw for the first time in 2002 and has never…

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Open to Imagination: With Guest Asha Lightbearer
Posted in: Art as Worship on December 5, 2012
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Asha Lightbearer has been writing and performing music since the age of six. The question she is asked most often is, "From what tribe are you?" The answer is, "None, officially," although she does participate in activities with Thunderbird Nation, a mixed group of Native American and non-native…

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Music Pushes Me: With Guest Jennifer Bull
Posted in: Art as Worship on November 28, 2012
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Jennifer Bull is a violinist, teacher and author. She was born in Mt. Vernon, Ohio and grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia. Raised by parents who believed in encouraging their children to follow their dreams, Jennifer received a bachelor of violin performance from Furman University and also worked…

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Virginia Dupree: Keeping Open to the Unknown
Posted in: Art as Worship on November 21, 2012
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Virginia Dupre is an artist, art therapist and a former ordained minister.

She graduated from Candler School of Theology in 1994. While serving as an ordained minister, Virginia was a client of art therapy as a way of tending to her own needs and issues so that she could better help others. In…

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First Center Yourself: With Guest Harry Boone
Posted in: Art as Worship on November 14, 2012
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Harry Boone is a pottery artist. A native of Georgia, Harry grew up in the Atlanta area, attended Georgia Tech and served in the Navy. He worked in the building and development industry for 38 years.

Watching a potter work at his wheel while attending a North GA fall festival around 1968 sparked…

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Choosing at the Buffet of Spirituality: With guest Laura Strickler
Posted in: Art as Worship on November 7, 2012
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About 10 years ago, Laura Strickler bought a few beads and a little bit of bead wire, hoping to replicate a key chain she admired at a craft fair. She quickly learned that you only need to know how to do a couple of things — crimping and wire wrapping, to be exact — to make just about anything you…

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I Get Still By Moving: With Guest Sybil MacBeth
Posted in: Art as Worship on October 31, 2012
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Sybil MacBeth is a dancer, a doodler, and a former community college mathematics professor. When she moved to Memphis in 2004, author Phyllis Tickle nudged Sybil to write about her prayer frustrations and the visual and active prayer practice she developed as the result of them. She now combines…

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Learning from the Beautiful and the Not-So-Beautiful: With Guest Alice Ball
Posted in: Art as Worship on October 24, 2012
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Alice Ball is an explorer in the art of papermaking — gathering raw materials, sometimes embedding things in the wet paper before it dries and creating small collages. 

“One of the commandments of papermaking is ‘thou shalt not love any piece of paper better than another.’ You learn from the…

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