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DIG LIFE DEEP!

By The Planet Club
DIG LIFE DEEP! with John Aidan Byrne brings fascinating guests from Main to Wall Street and the worlds of finance, economics, politics, Silicon Valley, Hollywood, sports, art, science and more. The show celebrates success, a spirit of enterprise, in an age of unparalleled social upheaval. An award-winning Irish journalist in his beloved America, Byrne seeks hope for our existential crisis. Byrne is a writer, reporter, editor and Broadway alumnus. His work is published in the New York Post, Wall Street Journal, National Catholic Register, Institutional Investor and other major outlets.
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THE FED IS WATCHING! PAT LA VECCHIA who runs a Wall Street platform for digital securities, says cryptocurrency is unleashing a chain of unprecedented events, from privacy fears to China's rise

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LIVING WITH LESS: After years of a consumer & McMansion lifestyle, LARAINE BENNETT & husband ART have radically scaled back, moved to a small home & minimalist lifestyle. Her new book has full details
Laraine Bennett has a master's degree in Philosophy and has co-authored 6 books with her husband, Art, and one solo book, A Year of Grace: 365 Reflections for Caregivers. She helped create the popular TemperamentQuiz.com. The Bennetts reside in Northern Virginia, have been married for 45 years and have 4 adult children and 8 grandchildren Laraine Bennett has a master's degree in Philosophy and has co-authored 6 books with her husband, Art, and another solo book, A Year of Grace: 365 Reflections for Caregivers. She helped create the popular TemperamentQuiz.com. The Bennetts reside in Northern Virginia, have been married for 45 years and have 4 adult children and 8 grandchildren. About The Little Way of LIving with Less by Laraine Bennett From the publisher, Sophia Institute Press website: https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/the-little-way-of-living-with-less Do your possessions “spark joy”? In our  materialistic society, we are often plagued with the slow torture of  accumulated stuff, which creates disharmony, prevents us from living in  the present moment, and keeps us from setting our eyes upon Heaven. The Little Way of Living with Less is a spiritual journey guided by  St. Thérèse of Lisieux toward a “less is more” manner of living. It  shares one couple's effort to downsize, declutter, and detach — and the  challenge of growing in virtues that is associated with this process.  Indeed, this book serves as a practical antidote to the consumerism and  commodification of daily home life today. Through the words and example of the Little Flower, you will find  peace, joy, and security as you learn how to overcome disorder — whether  physical, mental, or spiritual. St. Thérèse will help form you in  single-mindedness to complete the ordinary with extraordinary, selfless  love, and you'll soon find yourself becoming intentional about making  God the center of your life and your home. Best of all, you will discover that “everything is grace” (St.  Thérèse) and will begin thanking God for your many blessings and  experiencing His miraculous favors with greater mindfulness. Inspired by  the Little Way, you will more confidently seek the things above and  “choose all” in holiness. Let “the greatest saint of modern times” show  you how to: Let go of      clutter, unhealthy habits, vices, and sin Simplify your      life and manage fear and anxiety Create order,      beauty, and vibrancy in your home Detach from the      world, cultivate poverty of spirit, and attain Heaven Find the      happiness and gratitude that come from within Become humble      and small, trusting in the mercy of God By living an integrated life that is free of materialistic pleasures,  you will develop the freedom of a child of God to abandon yourself to  the Father's will. Enter into the Heart of Jesus and make room in your  heart to experience the wonders of His love!  
44:37
September 24, 2022
KIDNAPPED IN IRAQ: A Christian humanitarian, ALEXANDRE GOODARZY, now reveals the shocking details of his captivity in 2020 by Islamic militants in Iraq
Alexandre Goodarzy, 38, has come a long way. Kidnapped a year ago by a Shiite militia in Baghdad, this volunteer from the SOS Chrétiens d’Orient association spent two months in secret, tossed around from cache to cache, before being miraculously released. ABOUT KIDNAPPED IN IRAQ: Blindfolded, tied, prodded by guns, Alexandre faced intense interrogations, fearing all the while that torture and death were imminent. In Kidnapped in Iraq, Alexandre Goodarzy describes in gripping detail his abduction by Islamic terrorists in January 2020, how prayer and his Catholic Faith sustained him, and why he now views the entire ordeal as a blessing from God. After learning of the fate of untold Christians in the Middle East, Alexandre was among a cadre of young men who agreed to assist Christians in danger. As the war in Syria quickly turned into a religious war, Alexandre provided aid to Christians there who were caught between a hardening regime and increasingly bloodthirsty Islamist groups. The brutalization of Syrian Christians was only recently exposed, since the real story was often distorted by the media. In recent years, Syrian Christians faced the grim choice of fleeing from ISIS and abandoning their homeland or enduring barbaric martyrdom. Their cities were leveled and their churches destroyed. Goodarzy describes how these Christians, loyal to their country, were sporadically kidnapped by Kurds and held for ransom or forced into military service. In Syria, priests provide both spiritual and temporal care, assisting with basic necessities in the community and working to preserve their culture while mediating with secular authorities. In what reads like a dystopian thriller, Alexandre describes the dangerous episodes he experienced assisting Christians, including the perilous twelve-hour bus ride from Damascus to Aleppo and the numerous face-to-face encounters with Islamic rebels — the last of which resulted in his abduction and sixty-six-day captivity by Iraqi terrorists. “What is affecting us here today will strike you tomorrow!” people in Iraq and Syria told Goodarzy, predicting that the radical Islamic atrocities in their countries would soon assail France and other Western countries. Kidnapped in Iraq is a riveting story of bravery and courage and one man's extraordinary efforts to aid Christians in need. It is also a chilling guidebook on how to fight for justice and proclaim the hope that comes in the triumph of the Cross.  https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/kidnapped-in-iraq
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September 18, 2022
Wall Street's renowned ALAN PATRICOF shares his personal story on loss of his wife, SUSAN PATRICOF from ALZHEIMERS. CaringKind CEO, ELEONORA TORNATORE, updates on the support group's mission.
CaringKind, New York City’s leading expert on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving hosts their 34th annual CaringKind Alzheimer’s walk on September 25h at the Coney Island Boardwalk and on October 23th at Central Park’s Naumburg Bandshell. The purpose of the Walk is to raise awareness around the importance of caregiving support and to raise funds for the myriad programs offered through CaringKind to support caregivers and their families. This year, the event honors prominent philanthropist, Susan Patricof, who passed in January of 2021 after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease 12 years ago. The wife of renowned Alan Patricof, one of the founding fathers of venture capital, the two were described as an ‘indomitable pair’ and worked side by side on countless causes. Alan Patricof found solace and support in CaringKind, utilizing their programs and systems as a caregiver himself. CaringKind’s support groups are led by trained facilitators and provide caregivers the opportunity to discuss the many challenges of caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, with others who understand. Their goal is to provide a safe setting which promotes mutual support, both practical and emotional, throughout the course of the disease.  “I am honored that this year's Alzheimer's Walk by CaringKind, the Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving, will be held in my wife, Susan's name. She loved New York City and was devoted to and supported many of its most important organizations. I know from personal experience the value of having support groups. A regular check-in with other caregivers is critical to a person's mental and emotional health. CaringKind does that better than anyone," said Alan Patricof. The 2022 Walk Chair is Dr. Mauricio Gonzalez. With over 1 million followers, Dr. Mauricio is a social media star offer critical health care advice. Dr. Mauricio is leveraging his community in support of Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving. The Manhattan Walk will feature celebrities like NFL Star Leonard Marshall and television and movie star Richard Kind. Back by popular demand, the Blue Angels drumline will lead the walkers to the start and celebrate Walkers at the finish line. Attendees (both virtually and in person) are encouraged to share memories and photos of loved ones to be incorporated into the CaringKind Memory Wall, a physical manifestation of the love, remembrance, promise, and hope the Walk represents. As of August 9th, sponsors include Mount Sinai, Inspir Carnegie Hill, Pitta & Baione, LLP, The Brielle at Seaview, The Bristal, 80th Street Residence, LittmanKrooks, GrimaldiYeung, LLC, and Eisai.  CaringKind’s mission is to create, deliver, and promote comprehensive and compassionate care and support services for individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. They achieve their mission by providing programs and services for individuals with dementia, their family, and professional caregivers, increasing public awareness, collaborating with research centers, and informing public policy through advocacy. In 2021, CaringKind answered 6,100 helpline calls, initiated 1,000 social work consultations, supported 31,500 people in their Wanderer’s Safety program, and hosted 83 different support groups facilitated by a trained leader both virtually and in person. 
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September 11, 2022
PROJECT 21'S CRAIG DeLUZ on why convervative black leaders demand Verizon reinstate One America News on its television platform. DeLUZ, a successful media exec, discusses critical race theory & more
Black leaders from Project 21 demand that Verizon reinstate One America News (OAN) on its television platform. In a letter signed by 37 members representing the communities of business, politics, media and faith, Project 21 explained that Verizon did "a tremendous disservice to its subscribers, investors and free speech [and]... is silencing black voices" when it canceled OAN. Verizon stopped carrying OAN on its Fios platform at the end of July. Its cancellation marked the end of a 17-year relationship between the news channel and the carrier. Left-wing groups are aggressively pushing media companies to drop the conservative-leaning OAN from their platforms. In the letter, Project 21 said: "Do what's right for black America, for your investors and for the country by reinstating OAN immediately." In the letter addressed to Verizon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hans Vestberg, the three dozen Project 21 signors criticized the abrupt decision that appeased political special interests over viewers, noting this imperils access to information and debate: "Allowing a political pressure campaign to decide which news and information programs Americans have access to undermines free speech and sets a precedent that will only encourage further demands. This is particularly dangerous as this pressure appears to only go one way - anti-conservative and, in this case, anti-black." "You have now projected weakness, inviting those further demands," Project 21 warned Vestberg. It was suggested Verizon's capitulation could lead to the removal of other channels in the future. Among those who signed the letter to Verizon are Project 21 Chairman Horace Cooper; Stacy Washington, a host on SiriusXM satellite radio; Alveda King, founder of speakforlife(.org) and niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Star Parker, president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE); Julian Boykin, CEO of Acquisition Consulting Experts; Reverend Albert Sampson, president of the Chicago's Metropolitan Council of Black Churches and Chris Arps, host at NewstalkSTL-St. Louis. A full copy of the letter and its signers is available at https://nationalcenter.org/project-21-oan-letter. Project 21, a leading voice of black conservatives for over 25 years, is sponsored by the National Center for Public Policy Research. Its members have been quoted, interviewed or published over 40,000 times since the program was created in 1992. Contributions to the National Center are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated, and may be earmarked exclusively for the use of Project 21.
44:24
September 03, 2022
EXCLUSIVE: THOMAS REEMER'S audacious plan for Space Villages on earth & $55 million in prize money for a reality-style global television contest that will fly the winner on a seven day trip to space
Space Hero plans to be the world’s first-ever global competition series where contestants compete for a $55-million, seven-day trip to space; the biggest prize ever awarded on TV. The competition for this once-in-a-lifetime journey will be open to anyone over 18 who speaks English. The creators say this is the remarkable journey of heroes from all over the world to be elected by the global public as their representative of humankind in Space. Space Hero has established relationships with over 145 government agencies worldwide. Lava and One Digital Entertainment recently announced plans for the creation of Space Village, a series of 10 iconic futuristic space-inspired landmarks in different locations around the world. Space Village is designed by Alexander Rieck from German architectural firm LAVA. Each Space Village will feature a large space center and a glimpse of forward-looking technology that will stimulate the visitor’s imagination. A media studio to produce Space Hero, the global competition series, and an iconic hotel, where fans of the series can watch events unfold in real-time, will add to the first-of-its kind features that Space Village will offer. As part of the Space Hero series, 24 Space Hero finalists complete numerous challenges in a setting that resembles the various conditions in space to prepare for an extraordinary mission, including thriving underwater in a buoyancy tank. The challenges will resemble the endurance tests astronauts must complete when training for a mission. Inside Space Village, the finalists’ living quarters will model spacecraft conditions and finalists will be challenged to create their own energy and grow food. A jury, which will include a group of experienced astronauts, scientists, and professional athletes, will observe the finalists’ behavior and character. Global audiences will be able to vote for their favorite finalist during weekly episodes. “Visitors to Space Village will experience what life could be in 30 years; sustainable, yet comfortable, healthy and happy, “said Thomas Reemer founding partner of TDGA Holdings Limited, owner of the Space Hero IP. “We want to show our visitors a future that they can look forward to, using the endless possibilities our planet has to offer.” “Traveling to the stars continues to be the dream of millions of people around the world, and the Space Village will offer visitors that space-themed futuristic thrill of a lifetime,” said Deborah Sass, a founding partner of TDGA Holdings Limited, owner of the Space Hero IP. “Children will be inspired to prepare for a career in Space and join exhibitions to the Moon, Mars and beyond,” she added. “We didn’t just want to simulate a space craft or living on Mars but showcase how technology that is developed for conditions in Space, is benefitting the future of living on planet Earth. With 10 more Space Villages to be built all over the World, we have a chance to explore any living condition and how to react to it”, said Rieck, who is also a professor at the renowned Fraunhofer Institute. “Space Village brings back the hope for an astonishing future world full of miracles. It connects the old dream of travelling to the stars with more actual needs of a sustainable, healthy, and healing earth,” Rieck added. “We see this as an opportunity to not just build something extraordinary but also extremely futuristic, as people on Earth are inevitably finding ways to live sustainably in the future. We believe that we will create experiences and motivate people in general on all elements of travel, sustainability, and empathy for our environment. Space comes closer with jaw dropping experiences for everyone, which only a handful of a lucky few have experienced so far. We are fully capable technologically and at scale to make this a global success,” said Shabir Momin & Gurpreet Singh, Founders of One Digital Entertainment.
58:11
August 28, 2022
JEFF WEBB: Founder of multi-billion dollar Varsity Spirit on how to restore the beleaguered American middle class & on his rise and success as an acclaimed entrepreneur
Jeff Webb is a renowned business entrepreneur, founder and chairman of Varsity Spirit which he started in his apartment in 1974 and is now a multibillion-dollar company with more than 5,000 employees. He recently refocused his efforts as President of the International Cheer Union, where he was able to secure cheerleading as an official Olympic sport in 2021. Jeff is also the Publisher for Human Events — a longtime Washington, D.C.-based conservative website and author of the Amazon bestseller American Restoration: How to Unshackle the Great Middle Class. International Cheer Union: cheerunion.org Human Events: humanevents.com
51:20
August 20, 2022
THE FED IS WATCHING! PAT LA VECCHIA who runs a Wall Street platform for digital securities, says cryptocurrency is unleashing a chain of unprecedented events, from privacy fears to China's rise
Pat LaVecchia is CEO of Oasis Pro Markets LLC, the first US-regulated alternative trading system (“ATS”) authorized to allow its Subscribers to trade digital (“blockchain”) securities and make payments for those digital securities in digital cash. Over his 30 year career, he has led capital markets teams and spearheaded the financing, acquisition and/or sale of well over 150 companies involving transactions comprising of over $20 billion across a variety of industries including technology, fintech, and blockchain. https://www.oasispromarkets.com/
52:19
August 12, 2022
ANTI-SEMITISM SURGES, AGAIN: Human rights lawyer, BROOKE GOLDSTEIN, takes us behind the scenes of global anti-semitism & the controversy at New York's CUNY, America's largest public university system
BROOKE GOLDSTEIN, an award-winning documentary filmmaker, is a human rights lawyer and the founder and executive director of The Lawfare Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about and facilitating a response to the abuse of Western legal systems and human rights law. She is also the founder and director of the Children’s Rights Institute (CRI), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to track, spotlight, and legally combat violations of children’s basic human rights around the world. CRI has a special focus on the state-sponsored indoctrination and recruitment of children to become suicide-homicide bombers, child soldiers, and human shields. Both The Lawfare Project and End Jew Hatred, which works alongside The Lawfare Project, work diligently to fight Jew hatred in the courts and on social media. Currently, End Jew Hatred has a major push to fight the latest reported cases of Jew hatred in the CUNY university system in New York. Website: https://www.thelawfareproject.org/
49:10
August 06, 2022
JULIAN RAVEN'S ACCLAIMED TRUMP-INSPIRED ART REJECTED BY SMITHSONIAN: Artist goes to court, launches campaign against Smithsonian 'corruption'
Julian Raven’s art and love for his adopted country and its freedoms collided in the 2016 presidential election to raise questions about the First Amendment and the authority of the Smithsonian Institution. In his new book, Odious & Cerberus: An American Immigrant’s Odyssey and His Free Speech Legal War Against Smithsonian Corruption, artist Julian Raven details how he used his art to participate in the American political process—and the enormous personal toll it took. “Breaches of trust and the silencing of any person’s First Amendment protected free speech within institutions of learning, regardless of that person’s political leanings, trip the alarm of injustice and freedom,” said Raven. Raven’s painting Unafraid and Unashamed featured Donald Trump alongside a bald eagle, was his enthusiastic expression of support for his choice for president. He used his own resources to transport the painting to Iowa to campaign for Trump in the caucuses. After several attempts to present the painting to Donald Trump, and after showing it at a political art convention, he offered to loan the painting to the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution. Raven filed an application with the Rockwell Museum Art in Corning, New York, a Smithsonian affiliate, to loan the painting to the museum in Washington prior to the inauguration, he was curtly told by Director Kim Sajet the painting was “not painted from life,” “too pro-Trump” and, finally, “no good.”  This led to a lawsuit and a pro-se appeal that went as far as the Supreme Court. Mr. Raven has proposed and advocates for a Constitutional amendment to define the legal status of the Smithsonian as a private trust or an instrument of the government and require greater transparency in its operations. Julian Raven was born in England, raised in Spain and became a United States citizen in 2015. He is a commercial artist.
01:17:55
July 29, 2022
CRYPTO'S SECOND COMING? JESSE BROWN, CEO, Himalaya Exchange, lays out a bright future for cryptocurrency, fights back criticism, explains how a Ferrari was bought with his Himalaya Dollar stable coin
Jesse Brown is CEO, Himalaya Exchange, a cryptocurrency exchange specialized in the Himalaya Dollar the Himalaya Coin. The exchange lists its headquarters in the British Virgin Islands Brown has years of technical experience as a lead blockchain architect in several start-ups and award-winning Wall Street blockchain projects. One project he was leading was recognized as a top 50 Blockchain in 2020 by Forbes. What is the Himalaya Ecosystem? The world is undergoing a financial revolution, with the advent of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency establishing a new monetary paradigm, according to the Himalaya Exchange. "The Himalaya Exchange is at the heart of this revolution," it says. "Our values, mission, and company spirit is to create a world where people have complete control over their money, data, and destinies." The ambition to create world-changing financial solutions fuels our innovation; the Himalaya Exchange is not just a coin or an exchange but an infrastructure of the world’s first true crypto ecosystem. We are the first and only company building an end-to-end, blockchain-based integrated financial system, encompassing a unique cryptocurrency (Himalaya Coin), a stable coin (Himalaya Dollar), an exchange platform (Himalaya Exchange), and a payment application (Himalaya Pay). A new financial system that provides freedom for all​, using blockchain technology to deliver innovative, affordable, and secure services. Source: https://blog.himalaya.exchange/himalaya-exchange-envisioning-the-future-e9e9e4e78da6
46:34
July 23, 2022
INFLATION'S NEW RECORD: Internationally renowned money & taxation expert NATHAN LEWIS, author, INFLATION, joins famed bank analyst, DICK BOVE, to explain the causes and cures of our soaring prices
NATHAN LEWIS, an internationally renowned expert on money and taxes, is the co-author of the Inflation: What It Is, Why It’s Bad, and How to Fix It. The book explains what’s behind the worst inflationary storm in more than forty years—one that is dominating the headlines and shaking Americans by their pocketbooks. The cost-of-living explosion since the COVID pandemic has raised alarms about a possible return of a 1970’s-style “Great Inflation.” Some observers even fear a descent into the kind of Weimar-style hyperinflation that has torn apart so many nations. Is this true? If so, what should be done? How should we prepare for the future? According to the publisher Inflation answers these and other questions in an engaging discussion that draws on the singular expertise of Steve Forbes, chairman of Forbes Media, acclaimed for his insights on money and the economy; Nathan Lewis, internationally renowned expert on money and taxation; and author and journalist Elizabeth Ames. Website: www.amazon.com/Inflation-What-Why-Its-Bad/dp/1641772433 DICK BOVE is the chief strategist at Odeon Capital Group and covers the bank sector. He is among the most prominent bank industry analysts in the US, often controversial, with a keen and practical sense of history and of events that are often translated into his analysis. Bove attended Stuyvesant High, N.Y., and is a graduate of Columbia University, 1962, majoring in political science. BOVE began his career in 1965, working for a series of firms including Wertheim, Shearson, Raymond James, Hoefer & Arnett and Punk Ziegel, before it was purchased by Ladenburg Thalmann. Later, Bove joined Rochdale Securities and then eventually moved to Odeon Capital. A widely quoted analyst with some five decades of experience behind him, Bove relies on common sense and macroeconomic trends to forecast markets.  He appears regularly on business shows on TV and radio, and is frequently cited in media coverage of Wall Street. On the popular weekly ODEON CAPITAL CONVERSATIONS with MAT VAN ALSTYNE, BOVE provides in-depth analysis and commentary on many of the big market and global trends of our times. ODEON CAPITAL CONVERSATIONS is hosted by JOHN AIDAN BYRNE. Bove is the author of Guardians of Prosperity: Why America Needs Big Banks (December 26, 2013) Website: https://www.odeoncap.com/
58:37
July 15, 2022
MISSIONARY OF WALL STREET: STEPHEN AUTH, CIO at one of Wall Street's top money managers, on how his group brings New Yorkers back to God; his near death experience & new book, PILGRIMAGE TO THE MUSEUM
Stephen Auth has had a long career on Wall Street, first with Prudential Investments in the 1980s and 1990s, and since 2000 with Federated Investors, where he serves as executive vice president and a chief investment officer of Federated Global Equities. Steve is a frequent guest on CNBC, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg TV, a long-standing participant in Barron’s annual investment outlook panel, a member of The Economic Club of New York and The New York Society of Security Analysts, and a chartered financial analyst (CFA). He earned his undergraduate degree at Princeton University, where he graduated summa cum laude, and his graduate degree at Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. Steve is a member of the Regnum Christi movement and sits on the national board of the Lumen Institute, which he helped found in New York.  He has participated in missions in Mexico, and with his wife, Evelyn, has led the New York City street mission for ten years. Steve and Evelyn are involved in a number of other apostolic activities, including a spiritual tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art called “Man’s Search for God: A History of Art through the Prism of Faith,” which they developed and give on occasional Friday evenings. Steve also serves on the board of the Program for Church Management, being developed in Rome by the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. Steve and Evelyn have two wonderful sons, Richard and Michael Auth. ABOUT PILGRIMAGE TO THE MUSEUM Have you ever visited a museum and found the narrations in the self-guided-tour headsets a bit tedious? Slightly too clinical, perhaps? And have you ever noticed that God is rarely mentioned in art museums these days, unless in a cold, archaeological, “scientific” way? All of that is about to change. In Pilgrimage to the Museum, author-curator Stephen Auth takes you on a provocative and colorful journey through the history of Western art, interpreted through a lens of profound Christian faith — appropriately so since, in Auth’s view, much of Western art expresses humanity’s search for God, the Divine Artist-Creator. In this beautifully illustrated voyage, drawn largely from works on display at New York’s popular Metropolitan Museum of Art, you will experience the ups and downs of humanity’s determined quest. Leaving all the art-history jargon at the front door, Auth will transport you in his spiritual time machine from Egypt’s Old Kingdom, through Greece and Rome, to medieval Europe; from the age of the Renaissance, through the Ages of Exploration and Enlightenment; and from the rise of atheism in the late 1800s to the seeds of a spiritual rebirth in the modern era. Along the way, you will experience anew the masterpieces of many artists, from Polykleitos to Raphael, Duccio to Rembrandt, Monet to Picasso. Through the works of these great artists, you will encounter the profound truths that lead many to God and cause many others to wonder. You will discover how various themes and motifs of man’s struggle to find God occur, morph, fade, and then reoccur centuries later. As you laugh, cry, and pray your way through this illuminating voyage, you will emerge refreshed and renewed in your own journey to God— and you will never look at a work of art the same way again. Source: SOPHIA INSTITUTE PRESS Website: www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/pilgrimage-to-the-museum
59:36
July 09, 2022
DR WARREN FARRELL: Dad’s 'Right to Care' missing from the Abortion Debate, he says, discussing America's Boy Crisis & the tragedy of mass shootings
Dr. Warren Farrell is a pioneer in both the women’s movement (elected three times to the Board of the National Organization for Women in NYC) and the men’s movement (called by GQ Magazine “The Martin Luther King of the men’s movement”). He was named by the Financial Times as one of the world’s top 100 thought leaders. Dr. Farrell has appeared on over 1000 TV shows, including being interviewed repeatedly by Oprah, Barbara Walters, and Tucker Carlson, as well as by Sean Hannity, Peter Jennings, Katie Couric, Larry King, Regis Philbin and Charlie Rose. He has frequently written for and been featured in The New York Times and publications worldwide.
52:20
July 01, 2022
THIS BIG ECONOMIC BUBBLE$ Filmmaker, JIMMY MORRISON, interviews a host of distinguished financial experts on how & why we're in an unparalleled economic bubble that could unleash global chaos
After starting a house painting business at the peak of the housing bubble, Jimmy Morrison drove over 35,000 miles interviewing people who predicted the crash, resulting in two documentaries. The 1st film looks at the causes of The Housing Bubble and other crises ranging from the great depression to the dot com bubble. The 2nd film starts with the bailouts in 2008 and shows The Bigger Bubble that the economy has become today. The world premiere of The Housing Bubble was at the Anthem Film Festival in 2018. Legendary investors Jim Rogers, Marc Faber, Doug Casey, and Peter Schiff star in the films alongside economists Joseph Salerno, Ron Paul, Robert Murphy, Jeff Herbener, Mark Thornton, Roger Garrison, and Patrick Barron. Financial writers Jim Grant, David Stockman, and Gene Epstein join the cast, as well as Peter Wallison, a dissenting member of Congress's Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. Naomi Brockwell narrates the film, and NY Times bestselling author Tom Woods co-wrote the project. Jimmy entered the political world as a lobbyist in 2008, when he started Iowa Patients for Medical Marijuana. The organization is now the largest in the state with over 7,000 members and is known for lobbying the first pharmacy board in the country to support medical marijuana, which the bipartisan board passed unanimously. He was the State Director of Iowa for Gary Johnson's Republican Presidential campaign in 2012. He has lectured on economics in 6 countries, including at the Warsaw School of Economics and the University of Toronto. While in Estonia, Jimmy advised their Social Minister, Finance Minister, and Prime Minister. Jimmy has filmed 4 Grammy winners and had his work screened at the Minneapolis St. Paul Film Festival and the Anthem Film Festival. His music video "Aperture" was selected by Oscar winning director David Lynch for a grant. Let Us Disagree Productions released their first feature length film last year when Rocksteppy premiered in LA and NYC. The film features cameos with David Lynch, the dude from The Big Lebowski, and the Farrelly Brothers, who directed comedies like Dumb & Dumber and There's Something About Mary. Jimmy ran a camera unit on the film and served as Executive Producer. Source: Let Us Disagree Productions
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June 25, 2022
THE ANTICHRIST: KRISTEN VAN UDEN says Hollywood & fictional accounts of a diabolical man on earth before 2nd Coming, is rooted in biblical prophecy. She discusses Fr. VINCENT MICELI'S THE ANTICHRIST
KRISTEN VAN UDEN,  a spokesperson for Sophia Institute Press, is currently writing a book about the persecution of Catholics under Communism. About THE ANTICHRIST: THE FINAL CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE SAVIOR. FR. VINCETN MICELI (Sophia Institute Press)  Fiction and nonfiction books and  movies speculate about end-of-the-world scenarios, proposing a rogue’s  gallery of corrupt leaders and a host of chilling, apocalyptic theories.  Disillusioned by the crippled state of our Church and our world, people  are increasingly placing faith in prophecies that claim to know details  and dates about upcoming chastisements. Will the  “final confrontation” include unprecedented bloodshed or the subtle  trickery of seduction (or both)? Have the current intellectual,  political, and sexual “liberation” movements — including within the  Church — created the platform required for the Antichrist to emerge? In  an age of diabolical disorientation, this captivating book provides  much-needed clarity on relevant biblical prophecies — from Old Testament  times to St. Paul and Revelation — and writings of early Church Fathers  and Doctors of the Church, including Sts. Augustine, Gregory the Great,  Jerome, and Thomas Aquinas. This prescient book will  enlighten you on whether there is more than one Antichrist, the types of  leaders and societies that Cardinal Newman believed would be  forerunners of the Antichrist, and how long the Antichrist will reign.  You will also explore the Church’s teaching on millenarianism and the  prospect that the reign of the Antichrist is drawing closer. A  valuable and timely resource, this book will aid you in understanding  views on the Antichrist through history and how they are linked to  predictions about the end of the world, the Second Coming of Christ, the  role of false prophets, and the devices the evil one uses to cultivate  apostasy. You will also discover: What the persecution of the Antichrist will entail and events foretelling his coming How to avoid being deceived by the Antichrist Our Lady’s role in the End Times The significance of sacrilege, idolatry, and the “abomination of desolation” The consequences of attacks on the Holy Eucharist, the Sacred Liturgy, and the Blessed Mother The correlation (if any) between Rome and the Antichrist How contemporary heresies, occultism, and immorality plant the seeds for evil This  book will empower and encourage you to hold fast to your beliefs, bear  witness to the truth, and defend against false teachings that subvert  the fortitude of the faithful. https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/the-antichrist
58:10
June 18, 2022
FULL OF MONEY SENSE: HEATHER KELLY, a trafffic & news reporter at Utah's KSL NEWSRADIO, brings a refreshing clarity and a down home style to personal finance on her popular podcast, Money Making Sense
Heather Kelly joined KSL in April 2012 and took the circuitous route to get here. She received a degree in Aviation Management from Westminster College and worked for 9 years in the airline industry. After realizing the highlight of her day was bumping people off oversold flights, she decided to find a career that was more rewarding and less chance of being yelled at by passengers. She was lucky enough to be hired at a veterinary clinic where she could pursue her life-long interest in animal care. After being trained on-the-job as a veterinary technician, she quickly rose up the ladder and became Hospital Director of two clinics simultaneously. Unfortunately, when the recession hit, the clinics closed. So, Heather moved onto her third career, in broadcasting, using her Minor in Theater Arts. Heather believes she found the place she was meant to be all along. After reporting traffic for Total Traffic Network for six years, she finally made it to KSL NewsRadio and can be heard telling people ‘where to go and how to get there’ as part of Triple Team Traffic every weekday from 5-9 AM on Utah’s Morning News. Heather fills in as Associate Producer and News Reporter when needed and loves putting a news story together. She is also the host of “Money Making Sense” where she discusses all things money in a down-to-earth approach. Click here to listen now. Contact Heather at roads@ksl.com.
49:40
June 11, 2022
WAR IN UKRAINE: Two young Ukrainian professionals describe in vivid and often painful detail their personal and professional lives during wartime, at the helm of a Ukraine software development company
Greenice is a web development agency, specializing in developing custom feature-rich apps and websites with complex back-end. The company's entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life with deep technical knowledge, meticulous research, planning, and execution. The company initially was founded in 2007 in Ukraine. In 2022, members of the team relocated to Warsaw, Polland, while still serving clients from around the world and with co-founder Sergii Opanaskeno remaining in Kyiv. The Greenice journey began in 2007 when Opanasenko and Ismet Beckirov, two freelance programmers from Ukraine, decided to join forces. Their first client was an American jewelry company that needed a new website. The project turned out to be so big that Sergey and Ismet had to hire people to assist them. Since then, the popularity of Greenice grew into a growing, dynamic team. One pivotal moment in its development came when Greenice became an Offshore Development Center for ACB, an American Inc. 500 corporation. This turned into a decade-long successful relationship. Website: https://greenice.net/
56:47
June 04, 2022
NEWARK'S COLLAPSE: Author & filmmaker, JACK CASHILL, a former resident, tells the untold story of why this NJ city crumbled in the 1960s amidst the race riots. Was it white flight? Jack responds.
Jack Cashill is an independent writer, documentary producer, and media consultant. Jack has written for Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard, AmericanThinker, WND, The American Spectator, the Washington Times, and serves as executive editor for Ingram’s, a regional business magazine. Jack has published fifteen books under his own name and collaborated discreetly on twenty others. He has produced a score of documentaries for regional PBS and national cable channels. Jack has a Ph.D. from Purdue University in American studies, has taught media and literature at Purdue and at Kansas City area universities, and served as a Fulbright lecturer in France. website: cashill.com
01:10:56
May 28, 2022
ROLLING STONES EXCLUSIVE: Best-selling author, JEFFREY ROBINSON, recalls his jaw-dropping escapades outside London with RON WOOD as the author was writing the rock legend's autobiography.
JEFFREY ROBINSON is the bestselling author of 30 books, and a popular speaker on the international after-dinner circuit.  Born in Long Beach, NY (1945), he began selling freelance articles and stories to small magazines before his 15th birthday. Later, while attending Temple University in Philadelphia (BA-1967), he wrote for television and radio, was a staff writer at KYW-TV3 (1965), scripted a popular local children's show and was on the writing staff of "The Mike Douglas Show" (1966), a nationally televised daily talk show. After serving as a press and public relations officer in the United States Air Force (1967-1971), he took up residence in the south of France where he spent the next 12 years vagabonding around the world, writing articles and short stories for leading North American and British periodicals. In 1982, now earning his living as an established freelance journalist and short story writer, he moved to London England to write books. His money laundering tour de force, The Laundrymen (1993) was a headline-maker in 14 countries, establishing him as a recognized expert on organized crime, dirty money, fraud and money laundering. Actively maintaining that reputation through books, television programs and speaking engagements around the world, the British Bankers' Association has labeled him, "the world's most important financial crime author." In addition to books on dirty money, he has published investigative non-fiction, major biographies and novels. Source: jeffreyrobinson.com PLUS: Our weekly Future Shock 2.0 segment with IRA S. Wolfe about business and workforce trends caused by the convergence of people, business and technology. IRA is an author, workforce trends expert and Top 5 Global Thought Leader on the Future of Work and HR.
27:06
May 20, 2022
KNOW THYSELF! What really matters if you are an introvert or extrovert, according to LARAINE BENNETT, prolific author and creator of THE GAME OF TEMPERAMENTS
Laraine Bennett has a master's degree in Philosophy and has co-authored 6 books with her husband, Art, and one solo book, A Year of Grace: 365 Reflections for Caregivers. She helped create the popular TemperamentQuiz.com. The Bennetts reside in Northern Virginia, have been married for 45 years and have 4 adult children and 8 grandchildren. About KNOW THYSELF! THE GAME OF TEMPERAMENTS by Laraine Bennett Discover the secret building blocks of your personality with this fun and enlightening game that reveals players’ temperaments – the personal qualities that make them who they are! We are all born with distinct personality traits. Some love going to parties, while others seek solitude. Some are naturally brash and assertive, while others are content to just get along. We don't pick and choose these character features; they're just part of the way we're made. Ancient philosophers identified four basic temperaments that wise thinkers through the ages have used to understand human nature. Now comes Know Thyself! The Game of Temperaments from Sophia Institute Press – the first game to help you identify, understand, and appreciate your own temperament, and those of your friends and family. Take charge or follow the lead? Jump in feet first or analyze and contemplate? Introvert or extrovert? Focused or distractible? All of these traits point to the temperament you were born with. Which one is yours, and how much of the others do you have? Website: https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/know-thyself
41:37
May 13, 2022
DIGITAL DETOX: JOSHUA P HOCHSCHILD explains how we can find PEACE in a digital age of mass distraction. He's the co-author of A MIND AT PEACE w/ CHRISTOPHER O BLUM
Joshua P. Hochschild is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Mount St. Mary’s University. Plus: Author, workforce trends expert IRA WOLFE presents his weekly FUTURE SHOCK 2.0 segment. Ira is a Top 5 Global Thought Leader on the Future of work and HR.  Follow Joshua P Hochschild on Twitter: @JoshHochschild  http://twitter.com/JoshHochschild About A MIND AT PEACE. RECLAIMING AN ORDERED SOUL IN AN AGE OF DISTRACTION These past two decades, modern technology has brought into being scores of powerful challenges to our interior peace and well-being. We’re experiencing a worldwide crisis of attention in which information overwhelms us, corrodes true communion with others, and leaves us anxious, unsettled, bored, isolated, and lonely. These pages provide the time-tested antidote that enables you to regain an ordered and peaceful mind in a technologically advanced world. Drawing on the wisdom of the world’s greatest thinkers, including Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, and St. Thomas Aquinas, these pages help you identify – and show you how to cultivate – the qualities of character you need to survive in our media-saturated environment. This book offers a calm, measured, yet forthright and effective approach to regaining interior peace. Here you’ll find no argument for retreat from the modern world; instead these pages provide you with a practical guide to recovering self-mastery and interior peace through wise choices and ordered activity in the midst of the world’s communication chaos. Are you increasingly frustrated and perplexed in this digital age? Do you yearn for a mind that is more focused and a soul able to put down that IPhone and simply rejoice in the good and the true? It’s not hard to do. The saints and the wise can show you how; this book makes their counsel available to you. Website: https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/a-mind-at-peace Source: Sophia Institute Press
59:05
May 07, 2022
GHOST ECONOMY: Robots and machines will eliminate millions of jobs worldwide. SAM ZIETZ, CEO of GRUBBRR, explains how it could be GREAT NEWS for workers and bosses
Ghost kitchens, or virtual kitchens "offsite," are one of the latest fastest-growing trends as more restaurants and eateries invest more heavily in automation in the face of labor shortage. Automation such as point of sale and order delivery apps, as well as robots, are eliminating thousands of jobs in the economy as employers seek cost-effective productivity solutions. More sobering statistics.  In England, 1.5 million jobs are in danger of being automated. 25% of mundane and repetitive jobs are at risk of automation. 375 million jobs are expected to vanish by 2030. Artificial intelligence will displace 40% of jobs worldwide in the next 15 years. Artificial intelligence will generate 2.3 million jobs starting in 2020. Source: Lefronic.com This episode introduces our new weekly segment, FUTURE SHOCK 2.0 with IRA WOLFE, author, workforce trends expert, and Top 5 Global Thought Leader on Future of Work and HR. About GRUBBRR Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, GRUBBRR says it is a leading global commerce automation company at the forefront of self-ordering technologies. GRUBBRR’s award-winning eco-system, including kiosks, mobile ordering, contactless smart lockers and more, are proven to help businesses maximize revenue, decrease labor costs, and increase operational efficiency while improving the consumer experience. GRUBBRR’s solutions are adaptable and beneficial to a multitude of businesses, and power both enterprise-level and small and medium businesses across verticals such as quick-service restaurants, fast casual restaurants, stadiums, movie theatres, casinos, micro-markets, retail, and more. Website: https://anchor.fm/john-aidan-byrne0/episodes/GHOST-ECONOMY-Robots-and-machines-will-eliminate-millions-of-jobs-worldwide--SAM-ZIETZ--CEO-of-GRUBBRR---explains-how-it-could-be-GREAT-NEWS-for-workers-and-bosses-e1hs6cb
48:22
April 30, 2022
THE EXORCISM FILES: TRUE STORIES OF DEMONIC POSSESSION: Church approved exorcism expert, ADAM BLAI offers an exclusive look at his forthcoming book on the diabolical and demonic
Adam Blai, a layman, is a peritus (Catholic Church-decreed expert) in religious demonology and exorcism for the Diocese of Pittsburgh. He has also served as an expert in these areas in training priests, deacons, and laity in many other dioceses. He is an auxiliary member of the International Association of Exorcists, a Vatican-recognized Private Association of the Christian Faithful based in Rome. Over fifteen years of working and training in the exorcism ministry, he has witnessed or experienced a number of miracles, some of which he has been appointed to investigate by the Church. He also works in the tribunal of the Pittsburgh Diocese and is pursuing a canon law degree.
49:13
April 23, 2022
A WORKERS PARADISE IN THE GIG ECONOMY? TIM ROWLEY of professional jobs platform, PeopleCaddie, says the gig economy is surging and employees have the upperhand in today's economt
TIM ROWLEY is the chief technology officer at PeopleCaddie, a technology company that operates a platform that vets and matches up employers with professional workers. Rowley previous services at senior vice president, e-commerce marketing at Bank of Ameria where he online banking users soared under his watch, taking them from 5 to 15 million online users. Tim received his undergraduate degree from MIT and earned his MBA at Stanford. Tim says the gig economy in America is red hot and is growing. Today, many American workers are in a strong bargaining position with hundreds of thousands of skilled and unskilled jobs unfilled in the economy. PeopleCaddie has worked to help recruit top talent for businesses like Hyatt, Grant Thorton and Crowe LLP Website: PeopleCaddie.com
38:02
April 16, 2022
ROE V WADE: As the landmark pro-choice Supreme Court decision moves closer to repeal, pro-life crowds gather at NYC's International Gift of Life Walk to make their voices heard
Personhood NY, founded and led by Dawn Eskew, organizes the Annual International Gift of Life Walk in New York City. The affiliated Personhood Education NY (PENY) is a 501c(3) not for profit organization, tax exempt, and registered with New York State Charities Bureau. Personhood Education New York, Inc. is faith based and Christ centered, but is open to working with all people for the cause of life. We hold that a human being is that which is created in the image of God, which we affirm to be permanently present at the moment of conception. This implies that all human beings from the moment of conception to natural death maintain certain rights inherent to personhood which no human authorities, in the case of all innocent persons, are permitted to revoke. We hold that in Christ laying claim on all power and authority in heaven and on earth (Matthew 28:18) He alone has authority over life and death, and so it is not only a crime against humanity but an assault against the supremacy of Christ for any person or institution to claim rights over the life and death of persons. website: www.personhoodeducationny.com
25:20
April 09, 2022
JOBS BOOM or BUST!? Workforce trends expert IRA S. WOLFE tells us where all the hot jobs are in America and why we may need to be skeptical of our 3.6 percent unemployment rate
Find our more in this episode about America's anticipated 'fastest growing jobs' that pay the biggest salaries today and into the future; and the largest number of 'in demand' jobs today with the most openings. Some of the economy's hot six-figure annual salaries are not only in the tech and highly-skilled sectors but in industries we traditionally called blue collar from the trades and construction to high-tech mechanical jobs, according to IRA S. WOLFE. Described as a “Millennial trapped in a Baby Boomer body, the World’s 1st Chief Googlization Officer, a “hire authority,” and “certified prophet” of workforce trends, WOLFE has emerged as one of HR’s most visionary thinkers.  Ira personifies the passion and mindset required to manage the convergence of the tired, the wired, and technology. His enthusiasm and engaging approach inspires his audience to challenge preconceptions about what it takes to attract, select, manage, and retain top talent and take the initiative to make change for them. WOLFE, a keynote, TEDx speaker and author of six books, including his latest, recruiting in the Age of Googlization, now in its 2nd edition, is the host of Geeks, Geezers and Googlization, one of the top-rated podcast talking about the convergence of the wired, tired, and technology. In other words… the future of work, job, HR and technology. His other books include Perfect Labor Storm.  Each week on his podcast, WOLFE interviews the most fascinating industry thought leaders about disruptive workforce trends. Source: www.irawolfe.com
50:14
April 01, 2022
SIGNS OF A GREAT DEPRESSION$: Wall Street's MIKE OLIVER technically anticipated and caught one big crash. Now he sees evidence of a major stock market plunge and a global depression
J. Michael (Mike) Oliver, CEO, Momentum Structural Analysis, entered the financial services industry in 1975 on the Futures side, joining E.F. Hutton’s International Commodity Division, headquartered in New York City's Battery Park.   He studied under David Johnston, head of Hutton’s Commodity Division and Chairman of the COMEX. In the 1980s Mike began to develop his own momentum-based method of technical analysis.  He learned early on that orthodox price chart technical analysis left many unanswered questions and too often deceived those who trusted in price chart breakouts, support/resistance, and so forth.  In 1987 Mike technically anticipated and caught the Crash.  It was then that he decided to develop his structural momentum tools into a full analytic methodology. In 1992 the Financial VP and head of Wachovia Bank's Trust  Department asked Mike to provide soft dollar research to Wachovia.   Within a year, Mike shifted from brokerage to full-time technical research.  He is also the author of The New Libertarianism: Anarcho-Capitalism. Website: https://www.olivermsa.com/
49:28
March 25, 2022
TICKING TIME BOMB$: Why rising US interest rates could plunge US economy into crisis. We revisit former World Bank economist, TOM WARD, whose analysis of global & US debt illustrates the danger
Tom Ward is an economist and advisor with a long track record in financial services from the World Bank to some of the biggest financial services consulting firms worldwide. During a nearly decade at the World Bank, Tom had a variety of assignments and functions including projects for Armenian, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Romania, Russia, and Turkey. Sectors he covered included agribusiness, banking supervision and finance, competitive grant schemes, disaster management and associated risk management, e-government, extension services, forestry, healthcare, infrastructure, knowledge management, oil and gas, open data, as well as Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) development. During a later stint at Price Waterhouse Coopers, Tom oversaw and supported international financial institutions in support of efficient and effective operations. He maintained full account development responsibility for creating and managing re-branding and account rebuilding, assigned to relationships and responsibilities across private-public partnerships (infrastructure and healthcare) and in other areas. He also held high level responsibilities at other major companies. Tom attended the London School of Economics and Political Science where he earned an Msc., Political Economics of Transition and International Business. He has a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of St. Thomas. Contact Tom Ward: LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/trward E-Mail:twconsult1997@gmail.com
53:21
March 18, 2022
ANGELS & DEMONS: DAN BURKE, Author, The Devil in the Castle, shares his childhood memories of the demonic and diabolical and says Americans are facing another demon: the loss of their personal freedom
Dan Burke is author of The Devil in the Castle. St Teresa of Avila, Spiritual Warfare, and the Progress of the Soup (Sophia Institute Press). He is the founder and President of the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, which offers graduate and personal enrichment studies in spiritual theology to priests, deacons, religious, and laity in 90 countries and prepares men for seminary in over 30 dioceses. Dan is the author and editor of more than 17 books on authentic Catholic spirituality and hosts the Divine Intimacy Radio show with his wife, Stephanie, which is broadcast weekly on EWTN Radio. Past episodes can be found, along with thousands of articles on the interior life, at SpiritualDirection.com. In his deep commitment to the advancement of faithful Catholic spirituality, he is also the founder of Apostoli Viae, a world-wide, private association of the faithful dedicated to living and advancing the authentic spiritual patrimony of the Church. Most importantly, Dan is a blessed husband, father of four, grandfather of one—and says he's grateful to be Catholic. About The Devil in the Castle We often think of demons appearing only in extravagant and extraordinary manifestations or working only through “bad” people. But the truth is more frightening than that. Most demonic activity takes place undetected, under the radar, and can even be hidden in our own prayer lives and in the churches where we attend Mass. Subtlety, illusion, and deceit are the preferred tactics of Satan’s army of fallen angels, and they are waging an invisible battle for souls ― right now ― within and around us all. With St. Teresa of Avila’s masterpiece The Interior Castle as his guide, bestselling author DAN BURKE takes you on an illuminating journey through the seven levels of spiritual progress, explaining what God is accomplishing within your soul at each stage, as well as the finely tailored demonic strategies applied to throw you off your path. You’ll learn how the devil is as active in your prayer life as you are, and how the saints were able to counter Satan as he adapted his schemes to correspond with where they were on their spiritual journeys. By discovering the myriad challenges St. Teresa faced and the remedies she employed to advance the spiritual progress of her soul, you’ll know precisely what to expect as you progress in your current state to your final spiritual destination. You’ll also learn: The marks of authentic contemplative encounter with God Why God uses dryness in prayer to advance the progress of our souls How to know if you’re still in the “Purgative Way” How desolation can work for the good of the soul Why it’s dangerous to assume that your decisions are correct if you feel at peace How to fight distraction in prayer The 11 ways to test the authenticity of charismatic gifts To order the book: https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/the-devil-in-the-castle
47:21
March 12, 2022
JOHN HORVAT: Three reasons why the supply chain problems will persist, according to this economist and scholar; and a look at what's behind our massive bubbles and economic catastrophes
John Horvat II is a scholar, researcher, educator, international speaker, and author of the book, Return to Order. His writings have appeared worldwide including in The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Post, American Thinker, TheBlaze, Crisis, FOX News, and The Washington Times, as well as other publications and websites. He gives more than 150 radio and TV interviews annually. For more than two decades he has been researching and writing about  what’s gone wrong with America’s culture and economy, an effort that  culminated in the ground-breaking release of his award-winning book Return  to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian Society–Where  We’ve Been, How We Got Here and Where We Need to Go. Mr. John Horvat is vice president and a member of the board of  directors for the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family  and Property (TFP),  head of the TFP Commission for American studies, and a TFP Sedes  Sapientiae Institute instructor. Additionally, Mr. Horvat is a member of  the Association of Christian Economists, The Philadelphia Society, the  National Association of Scholars, and the Catholic Writers Guild, as  well as an Acton University participant. His research began in 1986 when he was invited by Prof. Plinio Corrêa  de Oliveira, founder of the Brazilian TFP, to study the crisis of  modern economy and to prepare a conservative response. Mr. Horvat  continues studying and writing and is now one of the most sought after  experts on the subject. When he’s not writing, Horvat enjoys jogging and fencing. He lives in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania. Source: https://www.returntoorder.org/john-horvat-biography/
42:25
March 06, 2022
DR. SCOTT HAHN: Toughen up for Lent! Biblical scholar explains 'joy' of fasting & his new LENTEN COOKBOOK with award-winning chef & former Vatican Swiss Guard DAVID GEISSER
DR. SCOTT HAHN is a well-known American Catholic theologian and Christian apologist, a former Presbyterian who converted to Catholicism, and the Fr. Michael Scanlan Professor of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. His popular works include Rome Sweet Home and The Lamb's Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth.  Dr. Hahn is also the co-author of the newly published Lenten Cookbook with DAVID GEISSER. From breads to stews to omelets and desserts, award-winning chef and former Vatican Swiss Guard GEISSER, in The Lenten Cookbook, brings 75 new international recipes that were specially conceived for the penitential season of Lent. From delicious soups and salads to zesty curries and classic Lenten staples, Chef Geisser offers here a uniquely Catholic way of celebrating the Lenten season in your home each year. Much more than a cookbook, this first-ever guidebook for mealtimes in Lent features essays from DR. HAHN, who reflects on the history of fasting and its integral role in our personal spiritual growth. Hahn guides you on how to practice a holy Lent that will enable you to return your focus to Christ, and how to carry the unique and extraordinary joys of Lent forward into the rest of the year. You’ll also learn of forgotten Catholic traditions and timeless customs, such as St. Martin’s Lent, Ember Days, and Rogation Days and how you can apply these time-honored periods of grace to your spiritual life today. Here’s a culinary masterpiece that is a must-have for any Catholic and an ideal gift for a loved one’s kitchen or coffee table. It also includes: Scores of meatless dishes that are both simple and savory Nearly 50 pages of exclusive content from Scott Hahn on the Lenten season Over a dozen meals ideally suited for those pursuing a rigorous Lent Several variations on the traditional Lenten hot-cross bun recipe Inspiring Scripture verses and quotes from the saints to keep you on track this Lent. Source: Sophia Institute Press & Public Biographies
36:46
February 27, 2022
TOLD YOU! SOARING INFLATION & TOO MUCH MONEY PRINTING! What's Ahead? We listen to the analysis of Wall Street experts VIKTOR SHVETS & DICK BOVE to make $cents of it
Viktor Shvets' medicine for overcoming our greatest financial challenge in decades - record global debt - is daring and controversial: Forget about repaying the massive bill of as much as $500 trillion since this would lead inevitably to a collapse in asset prices, he says, from homes to 401(k) pension plans. The global economy is wedded to technology and "financialization" of everything from mortgages to esoteric corporate and consumer loans. The idea of old-fashioned lending practices with simpler pieces of notes and clear cut lenders is a dim memory. Loans today have been financialized with every part - from principle to interest - sliced and diced and sold off to multiple investors and traders. Viktor Shvets' ideas will have many skeptics and critics, including the host of this podcast, since the real price to be paid could be surrendering our personal sovereignty to state governments as the new path to "freedom." But Shvets sees a future that can't be easily dismissed as a wild dream. For that reason, his new book is a fascinating study. Imagine that by the 2040s, Harvard College is shuttered, its hallowed halls impenetrably overgrown with miles of vines — closed for lack of demand in Ivy-League education. It’s just one jarring possibility suggested in Viktor Shvets’ thought-provoking deep-dive into the challenges facing today’s world: The Great Rupture – Three Empires, Four Turning points and the Future of Humanity – Do we need to be free? (Publisher: Boyle & Dalton.) “The lessons of the last five centuries were unequivocal — without freedom, there could be no prosperity or happiness. However, does this still hold true in the Information Age?” Shvets asks. Dick Bove is the chief financial strategist at Odeon Capital Group and covers the bank sector. He is among the most prominent bank industry analysts in the US, often controversial, with a keen and practical sense of history and of events that are often translated into his analysis. Bove attended Stuyvesant High, N.Y., and is a graduate of Columbia University, 1962, majoring in political science. Bove began his career in 1965, working for a series of firms including Wertheim, Shearson, Raymond James, Hoefer & Arnett and Punk Ziegel, before it was purchased by Ladenburg Thalmann. Later, Bove joined Rochdale Securities and then eventually moved to Odeon Capital. A widely quoted analyst with some five decades of experience behind him, Bove relies on common sense and macroeconomic trends to forecast markets.  He appears regularly on business shows on TV and radio, and is frequently cited in media coverage of Wall Street. Odeon Capital Group: www.odeoncap.com
23:41
February 18, 2022
RAGE OF THE AMERICAN HEARTLAND: PHILIP SHARP, pastor & podcast host, 20 year Army Infantry vet, former farmer, may brilliantly sum up the mood & tone of 'flyover country.'
PHILIP SHARP, host of the engaging podcast RAGE OF THE AGE and a pastor in North Carolina, served for 20 years in the US Army Infantry during which he graduated from Ranger School, completed 22 parachute jumps, and served as a Drill Sergeant. He has worked in a variety of locations to include South Korea and the jungles of Panama. He deployed to Iraq three separate times from 2003 until 2010. He has published articles and war game simulations in Strategy & Tactics and Command magazine and is a contributing columnist for Modern War magazine. He is also the author of Not in the Wind, Earthquake, or Fire, a combat Infantryman’s first-hand account based on the journal he ng around us, but in the gentle whisper that follows. Philip is retired from active-duty service and now lives in North Carolina where he serves as the pastor of the Warrenton Church of God. He has been the guest of numerous radio programs and podcasts as well as a speaker for many public events. More Details: Rageoftheage.com editor@rageoftheage.com Twitter @rageoftheagenow
53:42
February 12, 2022
PRESIDENTIAL HISTORIAN CRAIG SHIRLEY on the real RONALD REAGAN he knew so well & on Shirley's blockbuster new book, 1945. THE HINGE OF HISTORY
Presidential historian Craig Shirley’s long-awaited new book, April 1945: The Hinge of History, is now available. The riveting follow up to Shirley’s acclaimed December 1941, April 1945 tells of the final month of the Second World War. Vigorously researched and rich in details, the book not only explores the climactic final battles of the war but also delves into the events that transformed the everyday lives of Americans and served as a catalyst for America’s shift into its role as a superpower. Perhaps one of the most monumental months in human history, April of 1945 saw the tragic death of President Roosevelt and the final, vicious demise of Adolf Hitler. It saw the fall of the Empire of Japan and the rise of atomic weaponry. It saw the horrific revelations of the Holocaust and an American society fundamentally reshaped by global war and rapid industrialization. All of this and more is chronicled in Shirley’s engaging and resounding history of the conclusion of World War II and the impact it had on America and its citizens. April 1945 is available for order here. Craig Shirley was professionally involved in American politics and government for over three decades. He worked in government and on campaigns at the congressional, gubernatorial, and presidential levels but now spend his time writing and lecturing on presidential politics and American history.
45:23
February 05, 2022
BITCOIN or BIT-CON? Is the enigmatic cryptocurrency telling us something about our market turmoil? Is this the madness of crowds, once again!? Financial crime writer, JEFFREY ROBINSON, weighs in.
In this episode your host takes a closer look at our present market turmoil and asks what has cryptocurrency got to do this all this? The show returns to a recent favorite guest, Jeffrey Robinson, for some insights and possibly some clues as to what the hell is happening. Robinson is the bestselling author of 30 books, and a popular speaker on the international after-dinner circuit.  Born in Long Beach, NY (1945), he began selling freelance articles and stories to small magazines before his 15th birthday. Later, while attending Temple University in Philadelphia (BA-1967), he wrote for television and radio, was a staff writer at KYW-TV3 (1965), scripted a popular local children's show and was on the writing staff of "The Mike Douglas Show" (1966), a nationally televised daily talk show. After serving as a press and public relations officer in the United States Air Force (1967-1971), he took up residence in the south of France where he spent the next 12 years vagabonding around the world, writing articles and short stories for leading North American and British periodicals. In 1982, now earning his living as an established freelance journalist and short story writer, he moved to London England to write books. His money laundering tour de force, The Laundrymen (1993) was a headline-maker in 14 countries, establishing him as a recognized expert on organized crime, dirty money, fraud and money laundering. Actively maintaining that reputation through books, television programs and speaking engagements around the world, the British Bankers' Association has labeled him, "the world's most important financial crime author." In addition to books on dirty money, he has published investigative non-fiction, major biographies and novels. Source: jeffreyrobinson.com
19:35
January 28, 2022
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES AGAINST MEN far exceeds caseloads for women but this is swept under the carpet by regulators and mass media. Activist, DR. EDWARD BARTLETT, says this must stop
Dr Edward Bartlett, an expert in the field of public health, is the founder of the Coalition to End Domestic Violence. He is a former academic, consultant, and government regulator. Website: www. endtodv.org According to the Coalition, each year, 4.2 million males, compared to 3.5 million females, experience domestic violence according to the Centers for Disease Control (1). But according to a recent report, Thirty Years of Domestic Violence Half-Truths, Falsehoods, and Lies, many domestic violence groups continue to promote a false narrative of male-as-perpetrator and female-as-victim (2). These falsehoods unfairly stereotype men, deprive abusive women from getting help, and undermine the effectiveness of abuse-reduction programs: The Coalition to End Domestic Violence released the following:* 1. Each year, 17.3 million men and 12.7 million women are victims of psychological coercive control tactics, according to the CDC (3). But last year Connecticut Senator Mae Flexner ignored the research and rallied supporters to support a new law to define coercive control as a form of domestic violence. Flexner promoted her bill using the one-sided and misleading claim: “The changes in this bill will be a lifeline to the more than a third of all Connecticut women who will experience some form of intimate partner violence or stalking in their lifetime.” (4) 2. According to the CDC, American Indian men and women experience nearly identical lifetime rates of partner abuse: 81.6% and 84.3%, respectively (5). The federal Violence Against Women Act includes a section on “Safety for Indian Women.” But inexplicably, nothing about “Safety for Indian Men.” 3. Over the past year and a half, Americans have heard dire warnings that COVID stay-at-home policies were causing a dramatic “spike” and “surge” in domestic violence. But according to numerous independent analyses, these claims have no scientific basis. There has been no national increase in partner abuse as a result of COVID lockdown policies, either in the United States or abroad (6). 4. On October 5, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. The senators sidestepped the problem of female-perpetrated violence. Horrifically, the following week a female NYPD officer discovered her former girlfriend cavorting with another woman. Officer Yvonne Wu opened fire, shooting her ex-lover in the chest and killing the other woman, Jamie Li (7). 5. A domestic violence curriculum known as Athletes as Leaders and Coaching Boys Into Men is being taught to high school athletes around the country. The program features an “Oppression Chart” that makes the unscientific claim that “cisgender” men are “given more power, access, and advantages,” while women are subjected to “oppression.” (8) 6. The Culture of Dishonesty was also evident when it was revealed that the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence had compensated former director Tiffany Carr $7.5 million over a three-year period, and failed to provide state officials with accurate financial reports. As a result, the Florida Coalition agreed to repay the State of Florida more than $5 million and was shut down in disgrace (9). Fortunately, a growing number of domestic violence groups are beginning to acknowledge the existence of female abusers and male victims. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, for example, offers a three-page fact sheet on Male Victims of Domestic Violence (10). Researcher Murray Straus has noted, “the past 25 years has seen a systematic denial of evidence about perpetration of PV [partner violence] by women. This denial is troublesome for social scientists because it threatens the integrity of science, and for practitioners because it threatens the effectiveness of prevention and treatment efforts.” (11) See Press Release* 
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January 22, 2022
THE PERSECUTED: CASEY CHALK's True Stories of Courageous Christians Living their Faith in Muslim Lands. Open Doors estimates 340 million Christians suffer high levels of persecution for their faith
Casey J. Chalk is a contributing editor at the New Oxford Review, a senior contributor for the Federalist, and a frequent contributor to the American Conservative and Crisis Magazine. He holds a B.A. in history and a master’s in teaching from the University of Virginia, and a master’s in theology from the Notre Dame Graduate School of Theology at Christendom College. He lives with his wife, Claire, and their four children in his native Northern Virginia. For 2,000 years, the persecution of Christians has taken place wherever the Church has been present — essentially, in every corner of the world. More than 260 million Christians around the globe are facing some form of persecution right now, and that number continues to climb each year. The Persecuted is an astonishing book that tells the real-life stories of brave Christians who are suffering intimidation, oppression, and violence right now as they resolutely live out their Faith in Muslim lands. The author, Casey Chalk, shocked by what he saw as a journalist living overseas, presents with skill and sensitivity these riveting stories that he witnessed firsthand. This global tour of Christian persecution will take you from the slums of Karachi, where Islamic extremists harass and kill beleaguered Christians, to the bustling, exotic streets of Bangkok, where Christians hide in fear while awaiting adjudication of their refugee applications. You’ll meet brave Christians who escaped Muslim persecution to make a new life in the Netherlands, and others who slipped away only to become trapped in Russia. Casey tells the stories of Christians who were tortured and, in some instances, killed in Muslim nations — and then lays out a strategic plan for rescuing as many as possible from their plight. Chalk also addresses other fundamental issues, explaining why Islam’s radicals feel they must declare war on Christianity and why they persist in enslaving the Christians in their midst. He also explains how they have managed to get away with this appalling conduct in the face of powerful international organizations—and the Catholic Church herself—spotlighting the persecution and calling for its end. These harrowing stories bring you face-to-face with fellow Christians enduring the ultimate test in distant lands. They will strengthen your faith and also prepare you for what may lie ahead here in the West if we fail to heed the advice given in this timely and important book. Source: Sophia Institute Press To order the book:    https://www.amazon.com/Persecuted-Stories-Courageous-Christians-Living/dp/1644135507/
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January 15, 2022
JEFFREY ROBINSON on today's soaring Global Money Laundering; illicit drugs, dirty money, political & corporate corruption; The Laundrymen; collaborating with RONNIE WOOD of the Rolling Stones
Jeffrey Robinson is the bestselling author of 30 books, and a popular speaker on the international after-dinner circuit.  Born in Long Beach, NY (1945), he began selling freelance articles and stories to small magazines before his 15th birthday. Later, while attending Temple University in Philadelphia (BA-1967), he wrote for television and radio, was a staff writer at KYW-TV3 (1965), scripted a popular local children's show and was on the writing staff of "The Mike Douglas Show" (1966), a nationally televised daily talk show. After serving as a press and public relations officer in the United States Air Force (1967-1971), he took up residence in the south of France where he spent the next 12 years vagabonding around the world, writing articles and short stories for leading North American and British periodicals. In 1982, now earning his living as an established freelance journalist and short story writer, he moved to London England to write books. His money laundering tour de force, The Laundrymen (1993) was a headline-maker in 14 countries, establishing him as a recognized expert on organized crime, dirty money, fraud and money laundering. Actively maintaining that reputation through books, television programs and speaking engagements around the world, the British Bankers' Association has labeled him, "the world's most important financial crime author." In addition to books on dirty money, he has published investigative non-fiction, major biographies and novels.  Source: jeffreyrobinson.com
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January 09, 2022
YEAR IN REVIEW: Diary of An American Exorcist, Lifestyles of the Rich, Famous & Humble, Autistic Priest, Norman Rockwell's son, Jarvis, Fox News' Raymond Arroyo & MUCH MORE!
Happy New Year from DIG LIFE DEEP! We've excerpted highlights from some of our weekly episodes in 2021— a total of 10. Every episode was very special, unique, bringing out the very best in the guests and in your humble host. We sincerely hope these 10 present the distinct flavor—and the overall essence—of what this podcast is all about and showcased in last year's complete offerings. You will find here a spirit of enterprise, hope, discovery, scientific advance and truth-telling in an unparalleled age of social upheaval.  Our TEN GEMS for 2022 * JOHN CATSIMADITIS: New York's Billionaire Supermarket Mogul, Talk Show Host & Public Figure *CHUCK COLLINS: Born with a silver spoon, Collins gave his inherited fortune away and has no regrets *DICK BOVE: Famed bank analyst, Dick Bove, of Odeon Capital Group, explains the mad stuff happening at the US Federal Reserve and weighs in on soaring inflation *MICHAEL CHURCHWARD: The celebrity mega yacht captain was sent to notorious prisons for crimes he never committed, after docking in Turkey. He describes his ordeal and the trail to his eventual freedom *DIARY OF AN AMERICAN EXORCIST: Msgr. Stephen J Rosetti, discusses his intense experiences liberating people from demonic evil and diabolical possession and oppression *SCIENTIST PROVES GOD EXISTS: Dr. Gerard Verschuuren, a human geneticist and a busy author, lays out his case for why God exists *NORMAN ROCKWELL: Jarvis Rockwell, son of the late iconic American artist, joins author ST Haggerty, in a discussion about the famous illustrator and his models. * THE AUTISTIC PRIEST: Fr. Matthew Schneider went public with his autistic diagnosis on World Autism Awareness Day, and has never looked back * DOPAMINE NATION: Dr. Anna Lembke, author of Dopamine Nation, looks at ancient wisdom and new scientific research for treatment of addictions in a digital, self-indulgent world drowning our brains in dopamine * RAYMOND ARROYO: The FOX News contributor and EWTN editor and host, prolific journalist and author, offers hope for the future as he takes us on a journey of his beloved New Orleans.  
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January 01, 2022
BLACK 6 PROJECT: Why JOSEPH ZOLETA & this unique non-profit group of New York military vets travel to remote regions to alleviate pain & suffering
The Black 6 Project was born from a passion to help others in need. The founders Joseph Zoleta, David Guzman, and Francis Faustino have made it a career in taking care of those in need. Faustino is a board certified family practitioner and both Guzman and Zoleta are paramedics in New York City. They provide EMS care in a city that receives about 1.43 million emergency medical service calls a year. Before they were paramedics though, Guzman and Zoleta served in separate armed services but ones that would be all too familiar with each other. Guzman was a corpsman for the Navy and Zoleta was a grunt for the Marine Corps. The brotherhood that the Marines have with their Corpsman is undeniable so it would be only natural that these two would team up. Both are combat veterans from deployments in Iraq and when they returned home and developed their careers, they both still felt the need to do more. They were working on their new company, “Black 6” when conversation brought them to the need to do more outside of their usual realm. As veterans, they found their appetite to serve for a greater cause could not easily be satisfied. When they left their respective services, that fire to just get out there still smoldered inside. Many may succumb to the mediocre life, but they felt it would be an even greater achievement to serve on their own terms, and they quickly found many others with the same fire inside. The Black 6 Project is an organization that looks for volunteers that have the motivation to serve for the better good. It is an organization that can pool its resources of motivated individuals and bring care to those in need anywhere in the world. With the experience of their veteran leadership, The Black 6 Project is planning to deploy annually to different parts of the world. For more details, see website: www.black6project.org
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December 25, 2021
WAR ON CHRISTMAS: An Anti-State Christmas is TOM MULLEN'S latest book, challenging extremist, debt-fueled government Covid measures he says are deployed without mercy to police the population
Tom Mullen says Americans look forward to their second “new normal” Christmas wondering if their governments will allow them to celebrate it. Many Christians might believe it is their duty to suffer in silence, to “turn the other cheek,” in exchange for a reward in the next life. Mullen challenges that view with a penetrating look at the Jesus of the New Testament who exhibits, he contends, anything but silent obedience to government oppression in his time. Rather, according to Mullen: He spends much of his public ministry excoriating the vassal Jewish government and its minions for their hypocrisy and sinfulness He publicly opposes capital punishment for victimless crimes He often teaches spiritual lessons using parables in which private property owners and capitalists are the heroes He refuses to answer questions put to him by Pontius Pilate, the most powerful man in Judea, anticipating the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution by almost 1,800 years Mullen also takes a look at several popular Christmas films and television specials, some radically anti-state and others anti-freedom propaganda. But how would Jesus handle the “new normal” of government lockdowns and vaccine mandates? How should Americans, Christian and non-Christian alike, respond themselves? All this and more can be found in this concise look at history’s most famous birthday from a perspective the powerful don’t want you to know about.  Tom Mullen website: tommullen.net
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December 18, 2021
JOHN A. CATSIMADITIS: The New York billionaire says the city & nation are under attack from sinister forces. He has an open mind about a run for higher office as he lashes out at woke culture
John A. Catsimatidis  is an American billionaire businessman and radio talk show host, owner, president, chairman, and CEO of Gristedes Foods, the Manhattan grocery chain in Manhattan, and the Red Apple Group, a real estate and aviation company with about $2 billion in holdings in New York, Florida and Pennsylvania. Catsimatidis is also the chairman and CEO of the Red Apple Group subsidiary United Refining Company.[3] Catsimatidis hosts a popular Sunday morning talk-radio show on a number of stations along the east coast and Florida, including Washington DC, and hosts a live radio program which airs Wednesdays during drive time in the New York City metro area.[4] He entered radio station ownership in 2019 with his acquisition of WABC (AM) in New York City. Catsimatidis was the runner-up to the Republican nomination for mayor of New York City in the 2013 election. Official website: www.catsimatidis.com
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December 11, 2021
ANTHONY DeSTEFANO: Best-selling author & pro-life activist on his new Christmas book, The Beggar and the Blue Bird, discusses Roe V Wade & the future of abortion law in liberal states like New York
Anthony DeStefano is an American author, television host and a pro-life activist. He has written five bestselling Christian books for adults, including: A Travel Guide to Heaven and Ten Prayers God Always Says Yes To. He has also written eight bestselling books for children, including: The Donkey That No One Could Ride and Little Star. His latest, as a charming Christmas children’s book, The Beggar and the Bluebird, a modern-day fairytale in the tradition of Hans Christian Anderson, the Grimm brothers and other classic children’s book authors. "The Beggar and the Bluebird" tells the moving tale of a little bird whose flight southward for the winter keeps getting delayed because of the strange requests of a local street beggar. The beggar asks the bird to fly various “errands or mercy” for him, delivering bread to a homeless man, money to a widow with children, and a gold cross to a sick boy in the hospital. As a result of these acts of kindness, the bluebird gets caught in a winter snowstorm. All seems lost, until an astonishing surprise ending reveals that the street beggar is really an angel of God. DeStefano was born and raised in Brooklyn and today lives in New Jersey. Link for Purchase: https://www.amazon.com/Beggar-Bluebird-Anthony-DeStefano/dp/1644135159/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SophiaInstitutePress/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SophiaPress
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December 06, 2021
IRISH AMERICAN DREAM: JOHN AIDAN BYRNE extols America's freedoms & liberties as he shares his journey from Ireland to America covering Bernard Madoff & fraud and also having a rollicking good time.
Despite a history of political and social chaos, wars and economic catastrophe, the USA is still the land of opportunity and freedom, says John Aidan Byrne, award-winning journalist and host of the DIG LIFE DEEP! podcast. At a crossroads in our polarized nation’s history, Byrne in a recent talk at the Library of the Chathams, N.J. looked with hope to the American future. Recalling his life and career with laugh-out-loud moments and adrenaline-fueled deadlines, Byrne describes his journey as a young reporter in rural Ireland, to his life as a media man in America writing for the New York Post, National Catholic Register, Wall Street Journal and other major outlets. He was a foreign correspondent; editor of Traders Magazine for Wall Street traders, and was on staff and a reporter at McGraw Hill’s SecuritiesWeek; Securities Industry Daily; The Irish Echo; and The Irish Voice. This episode is an edited version of John's talk at Chatham Library, NJ. Follow John on Twitter @JohnAidanByrne YouTube @DIGLIFEDEEP! Instagram @DIGLIFEDEEP! Facebook @DIGLIFEDEEP! LinkedIn @JohnAidanByrne website: johnaidanbyrne.com
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November 26, 2021
RAYMOND ARROYO: The incredible truth of his on-air chemistry with Laura Ingraham, life as a busy journalist, his view of America today—and his first picture book out for Christmas!
Raymond Arroyo is an internationally known, award-winning journalist, producer, and New York Times Bestselling author. He is a Fox News contributor and a regular on The Ingraham Angle. As founding News Director, Managing Editor and Lead Anchor for EWTN News, he is seen in more than 350 million homes on six continents each week and heard on more than 500 AM/FM affiliates and a stand alone Sirius channel throughout the US. Known for his penetrating interviews, Arroyo has interrogated the leading figures of the day. Highlights include: The first exclusive, sit down interview with Mel Gibson about his film, “The Passion of the Christ”; Mother Teresa of Calcutta; Placido Domingo; Presidents George W. Bush and Donald Trump, a groundbreaking interview with comic legend, Jerry Lewis, and the first and only English interview with Pope Benedict XVI. Arroyo has anchored coverage of more live papal events than anyone in the industry, including the passing of Pope John Paul the Second, as well as the election and major international travels of Pope Benedict. During the Conclave of 2013, Arroyo served as a CNN Contributor and was part of the team that covered Pope Francis’ first appearance, live. The acclaimed journalist and author is on tour this November and December with his first picture book, The Spider Who Saved Christmas. More details here on Raymond Arroyo's latest and other books: The Spider Who Saved Christmas - Discover Legends For more on his book tour, go to his website: raymondarroyo.com
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November 19, 2021
S.K. BASKERVILLE: A Gentleman’s Guide to Manners, Sex, and Ruling the World. His new book is stoking fresh debate in a world riven by social and sexual discord. Does Dr. Baskerville have the answers?
Dr. Stephen Baskerville (SK Baskerville), in his latest book, A Gentleman’s Guide to Manners, Sex, and Ruling the World, presents the "frankest guide to manners and morals ever written, offering the reader a refreshingly honest guidebook on how to become not just a man in the modern world but a gentleman," according to the publisher, Sophia Institute Press. Topics include in A Gentleman's Guide include: · Why any man can, and every man should, be a gentleman · How the traditional rules can be applied to benefit the modern man - and those around him. · How to develop the social graces of polite society without compromising your manhood · How a gentleman should honor women without falling into political correctness · What subjects are appropriate for conversation - and which ones are not · Tips for courtship, marriage, and family life · Why the ideal of the gentleman is inseparable from the responsibility to rule yourself and others Dr. Baskerville is a university lecturer of more than 30 years. Currently, he is working in Collegium Intermarium, a new university in Warsaw, Poland, a conservative post-graduate university dedicated mostly to law and economics/business (for now), and rooted in traditional values such as Greek philosophy, Roman law, and Judeo-Christian faith.  https://collegiumintermarium.org/en/homepage/. More Here: A Gentleman's Guide to Manners, Sex, and Ruling the World | Sophia Institute Press
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November 13, 2021
DR. ANNA LEMBKE looks at ancient wisdom & new scientific research for treatment of addictions in a digital, self-indulgent world drowning our brains in dopamine
Dr. Anna Lembke is a psychiatrist and the Medical Director of Addiction Medicine at Stanford University and a much sought-after expert in the field of addiction. In her new book, DOPAMINE NATION (out now), Dr. Lembke explores exciting new scientific discoveries that explain why the relentless pursuit of pleasure leads to pain, while also offering practical solutions for how to manage compulsive overconsumption, providing a clear way back to a balanced life. Dr. Lembke offers practical solutions for how to manage overconsumption, including dopamine fasting and radical honesty – and the lasting advantage to making them a regular practice. At the root of much of today's mental anguish is dopamine, which according to Dr. Lembke triggers, gambling, and addictions to food, smoking, cannabis, alcohol, gaming, social media, drugs, and other substances and pleasures. DOPAMINE NATION is a fascinating look into the whole spectrum, from indulgence to dangerous addictions, and Dr. Lembke’s strategy of combining the science of desire with the wisdom of recovery is essential in this age overconsumption. 
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November 06, 2021
CAPITOL HILL TO CHARTER SCHOOL: Former Hill staffer, author Animal Town, A.D. ULTMAN, examines corruption at core of political system from his new perch today as a charter school teacher
A.D. Ultman grew up on a farm on the Great American Plains. He was educated at leading public universities on the East and West Coasts, studying cognitive science and political theory. He began his career as a U.S. Senate staffer and then spent eight years building and leading a successful corporate market research and consulting practice in Washington, DC. He resigned his position in 2017 to travel and study political systems around the world. Since then, he has been an independent writer and teacher and now a teacher at a Charter School, in the US, a “public school” run as a school of choice for parents and student, free of many state and local regulations, as well as ideologies, imposed upon traditional public schools. Ultman holds a B.S. in psychology and political science and a M.A. in political science. Inspired by George Orwell and intended for readers ages 12 and up, A.D. Ultman’s Animal Town masterfully explains today's political landscape and cautions against extremism on all sides. Animal Town is a book made for the political moment but rooted in perennial wisdom-and could not be timelier message for the youth of America. Animal Townis a nuanced and sophisticated treatment of contemporary politics, grounded in the words and actions of American political and cultural leaders. It is related through the compelling story of a young jackrabbit's struggle to understand the nature of freedom, a weasel's quest for wealth and power, and the conflicting dogmas preached by a zealous fox and a radical gopher. In Animal Town's anthropomorphic world reminiscent of George Orwell's Animal Farm, predator and prey species of the American prairie have built a democratic, capitalist society where animals live together in harmony. Then, for the first time in memory, a predator kills a prey. The tragedy triggers a resurgence of species-based politics that threatens the very existence of Animal Town. Animal Town https://animaltownbook.com/is described as a prescient cautionary tale exposing the danger of far-right and far-left political extremism.
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October 30, 2021
TIMOTHY J GORDON, Catholic author, teacher, host Rules for Retrogrades podcast, takes aim at feminism, describing 'the most subversive of all the subversive revolutions waged upon Christendom.'
Timothy J. Gordon studied philosophy in Pontifical graduate universities in Europe, taught it at Southern Californian community colleges, and then went on to law school. He holds degrees in literature, history, philosophy, and law. Currently, he resides in Mississippi with his wife and six children, where he writes and teaches philosophy and theology. For two thousand years, Christianity has taught, with startling specificity, that married men are patriarchs who should relate to their wives as Christ relates to His Bride, the Church, according to the dust jacket of Timothy J Gordon's latest book, The Case for Patriarchy (Crisis Publications). "Yet as feminism swept across Western society in recent decades, our understanding of patriarchy became corrupted, and men have been astoundingly swift in their forfeiture of their God-given patriarchal rights and duties." The blurb continues:  "While The Case for Patriarchy articulates a position that is provocative in our day, it’s a position that was without controversy for millennia. Why? Because Christians viewed patriarchy as a theological necessity according to the dictates of Christian Scripture and Tradition. "In these powerful pages, Timothy Gordon argues that Christ did more than establish a clerical patriarchy — an all-male priesthood. He also created a lay patriarchy of male householders who act as priests, prophets, and kings of their families. The supplantation of this patriarchy with a feminist “matriarchy,” Gordon argues, has proven to be the most devastating of all the subversive revolutions waged upon Christendom by the radical, secular Left." Gordon demonstrates that the Word of God single-handedly foils all the toxic plans of modern radicals, and centuries of Christian theology in the East and West have reinforced it, according to the blurb of his new book. "He pulls the curtain back on the “waves” of feminism that have swept over Western culture, and he refutes the methodology they employ to undermine men. Finally, he examines what the restoration of the Christian vocation should look like, as well as explores the patriarchal virtues that all men should exercise in their home and society." "Here is a book that boldly pushes back on the narrative that the patriarchy is dangerous to women and to society," we are told. "Indeed, it is a book that unapologetically seeks a restoration of Western society based on patriarchal order, where justice and the common good can triumph."
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October 25, 2021
RENÉE MARINO: From Broadway & TV to Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys, Marino is one of Yahoo Finance's Top 10 Communication Coaches to Follow
Renée Marino is a professional communication coach named by Yahoo Finance as one of the “Top 10 Communication Coaches to Follow in 2021!” She was the co-host of Tony Robbins and Dean Graziosi’s first-ever virtual “World Summit'' and has spoken, performed, and been interviewed on thousands of live and virtual stages, including Dean Graziosi’s podcast The Dean Graziosi Show. Renée helps people create genuine connections in their life and business by balancing new school technology with ol’ school simplicity. She also uses her well-rounded experience of communicating through various mediums to train companies, organizations, schools, and universities in strengthening their communication skills. Renée can be seen as the female lead, Mary Delgado, in the film, “Jersey Boys,” directed by Clint Eastwood. She has been featured in People.com’s “Ones to Watch,” Variety, and The Huffington Post, which stated: “The Broadway star—who is basically Tina Fey’s celebrity doppelganger— is a scene-stealer. ‘Jersey Boys’ pops whenever she’s onscreen.” Renée wrote and performed her solo show, I Am Me, Because of Three, to sold-out venues in NYC and LA and received rave reviews. Her Broadway credits include Pretty Woman: The Musical (dance captain/assistant to the choreographer), West Side Story (Rosalia), Jersey Boys (Mary Delgado), Chaplin, and Wonderland (ensemble). She has toured North America with Cats, Disney’s High School Musical, and Jers