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Music is the call for revolution. While some songs move our bodies, others shift our thoughts.  Listen in as Andrea and Tasneem share the work of two artists whose talent and lyricism activate personal peace and social consciousness. 


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A weaver needing work takes a job as a shepherd – but wait until you hear how foolish he and some other weavers are!  

If you feel yourself withdrawing from others right now after months of limited social interaction, I highly recommend this book.  

The difficult periods of life will hurt, but beauty can still found within them. Katherine May recounts a painful season and the inevitability of sadness in her nonfiction book Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times.   

Colonel George H. Morgan received the nation's highest military honor and went on to teach at Hume-Fogg High School in 1924-1925.