A Conversation with Art Miller – The Kindlings Muse Live at KindlingsFest 2013

In this Kindlings Muse Live from KindlingsFest 2013 show, Dick Staub sits down with Nigel Goodwin, Art Miller, and Don Kiehl to look at the unique elements that shape what we were created to do with our lives. Art uses Motivated Abilities Patterns to help people to discover what they are gifted to do. To give some […]

Jeff Keuss – The Great Divide – Live from Kindlings Fest 2012

KindlingsFest is a celebration of art and ideas and where they intersect with the spiritual.  This years Kindlings Fest on Orcas Island asked, "Can Crabbed age and youth live together?" Through film, talks, panel discussions, art, music and casual conversations we explored what it is that keeps generations apart and what can bring them together. Dr. Jeff […]

The Gospel of Stephen King – The Kindlings Muse: Live at Hale's Ales

Stephen King might be known for his horror novels but his work goes deeper and broader than a single genre. With such books as Joyland, The Stand, The Green Mile, and The Shawshank Redemptioon and The Dark Tower series he gives a stark presentation of good vs. evil, right and wrong, and redemption. Listen as Host Jennie Spohr and panel Dr. Jeff Keuss, Suzanne Wolf, and New […]

Artist Bruce Herman's Journey Podcast: Live at KindlingsFest 2009

Dick Staub interviews artist in residence Bruce Herman, whose painting "Called" was featured at KindlingsFest 2009. KindlingsFest 2009 explored theme of Broken Beauty with Dr. Jerry Root, Nigel Goodwin and artists-in-residence Bruce Herman, Michael Ward, Rick Stevenson and Michael Kelly Blanchard. This is just a taste of KindlingsFest. Come join on us this summer for […]

Luci Shaw: Friends for the Journey (Madeleine L'Engle) Podcast: Live at KindlingsFest 2010

KindlingsFest 2010 explored theme of "Friends for the Journey" with Luci Shaw, Dr. Hal Poe, Dr. Jeff Keuss, Nigel Goodwin, Dr. Jerry Root, Jeff Johnson, and artists-in-residence Kathy Hastings, Bob Bennett and Corrie Moore. In this podcasts Luci Shaw shares stories and reflections on her friendship with Madeleine L'Engle and the book they wrote Friends […]

Dallas Willard. "In Search of Guidance" Podcast: Dick Staub Show Interview Part 1 of 4

Before Dallas Willard's bestselling "The Divine Conspiracy," he wrote a simple book titled, "In Search of Guidance, Developing a Conversational Relationship With God," in which he argued that everyday people can receive guidance from God. This Dick Staub Interview is from 1993 when the book first came out and showcases Dallas Willard's incisive, logical approach […]

Lauren WinnerHow do you begin moving forward again? WinterFest 2013 Pt. 3

This years WinterFest theme was: My Spiritual Journey (So Far), Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis. In the third of four talks, author Lauren Winner, talks about the space after the darkness, the moving forward, looking for the hiddenness of God and rethinking your idea of the God you are looking for. "When kids play hide and seek […]

Lauren WinnerWhat Happens When You Hit the Wall? WinterFest 2013 Pt. 2

This years WinterFest theme was: My Spiritual Journey (So Far), Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis. In the second of four talks author Lauren Winner explores the journey into the darkness and hitting the wall in a spiritual journey. What happens when things seem to fall apart and God appears absent?  Lauren reads from her latests book Still: Notes on […]

The Meaning of Holy Week: Two Poets as Our Guides – Isaac Watts & George Herbert

Earl Palmer and Dick Staub look at two poets that, whether known or unknown, have shaped our understanding of the Holy Week.  Earl says "the role a poet plays in helping us focus, in helping us understand the huge events of our lives and, also, to see and feel a resonance with great truths" is something we […]

"The Artist's Life." Live At Hales: What is it like to make your living with your art?

What is it like to make your living with your art? The fame? The fortune? The Limos? Each of us has a unique creativity but only a few pursue their artistic impulses… and only a few of those are able to make their living at it. The rest wonder—chip away at their novel, poem, songwriting, […]