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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 1 (ABCD)

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 1 (ABCD) Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat’s bestselling book Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life is an unprecedented collection of “aha!” passages by teachers of all spiritual traditions that reveal the sacred meanings in today’s world. Now available as a DVD series, 6 DVDs, 26 sessions. Spiritual Literacy was produced in Canada and aired as a television series on the Vision channel. Each volume offers a stand-alone study. Topics are organized around a new alphabet of 26 spiritual qualities of mind and heart for practicing...

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Embracing a Life of Meaning

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Embracing a Life of Meaning A 5-Session Study by Kathleen Norris with Tim Scorer Best-selling author Kathleen Norris provides a unique viewpoint of “what matters most,” including: •  Session 1: Belief (that to which we give our hearts) •  Session 2: The Bible (the collective story of the Christian people) •  Session 3: Community (where individualism and imperfection meet grace and aceptance) •  Session 4: Place (faith within the space of home, church, land, and people) •  Session 5: Us (what it means to remain in God’s image, countering our selfishness to embrace the...

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Joan Chittister: Spirituality of Struggle (3 dvd set)

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Spirituality of Struggle  3 DVDs, total running time-82 minutes What is the purpose of struggle and how do we grow with it? Based on Joan Chittister’s award winning book, Scarred by Struggle, Transformed by Hope (Eerdmans), this 3-part series is an invitation to look again at the struggles of life in order that we might remember how to recognize new life in our souls the next time our hearts turn to clay.

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Joan Chittister: Hard-Wired for Compassion

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Hard-Wired for Compassion DVD 27 minutes Seen originally on 30 Good Minutes WTTW 11 Chicago. Joan Chittister reflects on compassion: the emotion that links us to those outside ourselves and the capacity for outreach that drives us to go beyond ourselves to the beating pulse of the rest of the world. Compassion is a veritable dimension of what it means to be fully human. For sample:

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Joan Chittister: The Inner Journey to Peace

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The Inner Journey to Peace DVD; 27 minutes Filmed before a live audience, Joan speaks about cultivating solitude and silence as a way to live peacefully in the world and as a model for the next generation. Originally broadcast on 30 Good Minutes. For sample go to:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlCT6gZV7a8

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This Beggar’s Description

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Philip Tétrault has been locked up in jails and psych wards, kicked out of the house by desperate friends and family and spent long periods living on the streets of Montreal. However, he is also a talented writer and loving father whose deep family bonds and friendships have helped him come through periods of incredible darkness brought on by his schizophrenia. Directed by Pierre Tétrault, This Beggar’s Description tells his brother Phil’s story – one of art, love, and madness – capturing the far-reaching effects of schizophrenia on one man, his friends and his...

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Future of Food

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THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for the past decade. From the prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada to the fields of Oaxaca, Mexico, this film gives a voice to farmers whose lives and livelihoods have been negatively impacted by this new technology. The health implications, government policies and push towards globalization are all part of the reason why many people are alarmed about the introduction of genetically altered crops into our...

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Grounds for a Movement: a look at Fair Trade Coffee

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Grounds for a Movement: A Look at Fair Trade Coffee(Digital, Colour, Documentary, 24 minutes, 2004)Nikkel, Kevin Fair trade is gaining recognition as a legitimate response to globalization. Fair trade coffee puts more money in the hands of farmers by eliminating the middle-men on the chain of coffee trading. But what really motivates the movement? Does it simply ease the conscience of the middle class? Are large roasters jumping on the bandwagon to capitalize on consumer demands? Will fair trade coffee move into the mainstream?

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Fat Lake: how too much of a good thing is hurting Lake Winnipeg

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FAT LAKE (DVD) – FAT LAKE: HOW TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING IS HURTING LAKE WINNIPEG. What’s really happening to Lake Winnipeg? Where is the problem coming from? What’s being done about it? This documentary offers answers to all these questions, but more importantly it offers hope.

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Chinese Workers in Disney World

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CHINESE WORKERS IN DISNEY WORLD (DVD) – Chinese Workers in Disney’s World: Those with Justice – A documentary about working conditions in China filmed by the National Labor Committee and SACOM (Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior) (2005) (11 mins)

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