Episode 7: Unconditional Love

Every week we talk to normal people about the things everyone experiences in one way or another, but rarely talk to others about. This week, we hear about unconditional love

In this episode: 

We hear a conversation with a couple whose love has seen them though significant life transitions.

This week's artist is Uncle Diggit. You can find a selection of tracks on soundcloud.com by searching "unclediggit". 

Content Warning: This episode speaks openly about sexuality and includes adult language.

Life, Right? is supported by a generous grant from the United Church of Canada and is produced out of the offices of Lynn Valley United Church In North Vancouver, British Columbia. For information on other programs supported by LVUC check out lynnvalleychurch.com

Life, Right? is Joel Grinke and Andrea Lowen

Theme Music by Matt Grinke

Underscoring by Peter Abando

Mixing by Rick Colhoun

Posted on November 30, 2015 .

Episode 6: Forgiveness

Every week we talk to normal people about the things everyone experiences in one way or another, but rarely talk to others about. This week we talk about forgiveness.

In this episode: 

We hear three different conversations with people with widely differing views on forgiveness. 

Content Warning: the third conversation deals with abuse. if this is a trigger for you, be prepared for that content. 

This week's artist is Dorothy Dittrich reading from her series of stories Tippy and Stan. For more information go to dorothydittrich.com

Life, Right? is supported by a generous grant from the United Church of Canada and is produced out of the offices of Lynn Valley United Church In North Vancouver, British Columbia. For information on other programs supported by LVUC check out lynnvalleychurch.com

Life, Right? is Joel Grinke and Andrea Lowen

Theme Music by Matt Grinke

Underscoring by Peter Abando

Mixing by Rick Colhoun

Posted on November 23, 2015 .

Episode 5: Spiritual Journey

Every week we talk to normal people about the things everyone experiences in one way or another, but rarely talk to others about. This week, we hear one person's journey through her spiritual life.

In this episode: 

 

Meet Quelemia, a woman who shares her spiritual journey.

Life, Right? is supported by a generous grant from the United Church of Canada and is produced out of the offices of Lynn Valley United Church In North Vancouver, British Columbia. For information on other programs supported by LVUC check out lynnvalleychurch.com

Life, Right? is Joel Grinke and Andrea Lowen

Theme Music by Matt Grinke

Underscoring by Peter Abando

Mixing by Rick Colhoun

Posted on November 16, 2015 .

Episode 4: Death

Every week we talk to normal people about the things everyone experiences in one way or another, but rarely talk to others about. This week, we hear about death. Why are we afraid of it? What happens? How can we face it.

In this episode: 

We talk to Roy. He is in his late eighties and was a doctor for his whole professional life, so he has experience with death from a professional and personal angle.

We talk to Chloe who has been writing her own eulogies and leaving instructions for how her funeral should go since she was a little girl.

Our artist this week is Lucia Misch performing her piece Throwout Bearing, Drop Pocket, and How It Maybe Happens. Lucia grew up at an astronomical observatory near San Jose, California, and began writing and performing at fifteen. She placed second at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam, has been a member of the Vancouver Slam Team, and continues to perform and teach poetry across North America. Lucia has written and presented spoken word pieces for organizations including Human Rights Watch and the United Food Workers Union Women's Network, and at events such the Vancouver Fringe Festival, and The Vancouver Writers Festival. Last year she was a ArtStarts project poet in residence at a Tswassen high school, and the featured performer at Hullabaloo 2015, BC's youth poetry festival. For more info go to https://www.facebook.com/LuciaMisch

Life, Right? is supported by a generous grant from the United Church of Canada and is produced out of the offices of Lynn Valley United Church In North Vancouver, British Columbia. For information on other programs supported by LVUC check out lynnvalleychurch.com

Life, Right? is Joel Grinke and Andrea Lowen

Theme Music by Matt Grinke

Underscoring by Peter Abando

Mixing by Rick Colhoun

Posted on November 9, 2015 .

Episode 3: Identity Revisited

Every week we talk to normal people about the things everyone experiences in one way or another, but rarely talk to others about. This week, we hear about identity. How to we find it? How do we hold onto it?

In this episode: 

We talk to Kathy about her experience navigating her identity in communities that are not entirely accepting.

Life, Right? is supported by a generous grant from the United Church of Canada and is produced out of the offices of Lynn Valley United Church In North Vancouver, British Columbia. For information on other programs supported by LVUC check out lynnvalleychurch.com

Posted on November 2, 2015 .

Episode 2: A Difference in Beliefs

Every week we talk to normal people about the things everyone experiences in one way or another, but rarely talk to others about. This week, we hear about identity. How to we find it? How do we hold onto it?

In this episode: 

We talk to a couple about their experience having widely different spiritual outlooks and whether is causes difficulties in their relationship or not.

This week's featured artist is The Lion. Check out his new album at listentothelion.ca

Life, Right? is supported by a generous grant from the United Church of Canada and is produced out of the offices of Lynn Valley United Church In North Vancouver, British Columbia. For information on other programs supported by LVUC check out lynnvalleychurch.com

Posted on October 26, 2015 .

Episode 1: Identity

Every week we talk to normal people about the things everyone experiences in one way or another, but rarely talk to others about. This week, we hear about identity. How to we find it? How do we hold onto it?

In this episode: 

We meet Lima, a woman in her twenties who moved to Canada when she was very young and has struggled to find her own identity not defined by the dominant culture around her.

We hang out with Gary in his living room. Gary has been a music manager for more than 30 years, but also has supported worked for the revolution in Chile in the 70's and was an vocal communist activist.

This week's artist is Andrea Warner. Check out her website at www.theandreawarner.com

Life, Right? is supported by a generous grant from the United Church of Canada and is produced out of the offices of Lynn Valley United Church In North Vancouver, British Columbia. For information on other programs supported by LVUC check out lynnvalleychurch.com

Posted on October 19, 2015 .

We're Coming!

Life, Right? is on its way!  The first episode drops on October 19th - stay tuned.

Posted on October 17, 2015 .