Pathways

For over 25 years on KBOO, the Pathways interview program has offered lively, original conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation. Over the years, we have been honored to bring to KBOO listeners some of the biggest names in the field -- including:  Deepak Chopra, Wayne Dyer, John Gray, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and hundreds of other authors and teachers. In addition, we make it a point to host local talent -- people who are making a positive cultural difference in our Oregon radio community.

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Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs

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Pathways
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Sun, 10/19/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Author Joshua Wolf Shenk speaks with host Paul O'Brien

Our guest this week on Pathways is Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of the new book, Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs. He is also the author of Lincoln's Melancholy, a New York Times notable book. A contributor to the Atlantic, Harper's, The New Yorker and other publications, he directs the Arts in Mind series on creativity and serves on the general council of The Moth. He lives in Los Angeles.

Pathways on 10/12/14

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Pathways
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Sun, 10/12/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation.

Pathways on 10/05/14

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Pathways
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Sun, 10/05/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation.

Pathways on 09/28/14

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Pathways
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Sun, 09/28/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation.

Fire of the Goddess

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Pathways
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Sun, 09/21/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Author Katalin Koda speaks with host Paul O'Brien
Author Katalin Koda speaks with Pathways host Paul O'Brien
Our guest this week on Pathways is Katalin Koda, author of the book Fire of the Goddess: Nine Paths to Ignite the Sacred Feminine. Katalin is a passionate explorer of earth stories, women's mysteries and the mythic expression of our world. A practicing Vajrayana Buddhist, Koda also works with indigenous wisdom and shamanism in her healing practice. She is a visionary artist, poet and dreamer and has been teaching workshops on women's wisdom and spirituality, Reiki, shamanic journey and chakra healing for over fifteen years. Katalin is also the founder of the Fire of the Goddess Institute in Hawaii.

Pathways on 09/14/14

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Pathways
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Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation.

Pathways on 09/07/14

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Pathways
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Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation.

Wild Creative

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Pathways
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Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Author Tami Lynn Kent speaks with host Paul O'Brien
Our guest this week on Pathways is Tami Lynn Kent, author of the new book, Wild Creative: Igniting Your Passion and Potential in Work, Home, and Life. Tami has advanced training in multiple bodywork techniques, including certification in Maya Abdominal Massage and Infant Body Psychotherapy/Birth Trauma Resolution. She received her Masters from Pacific University and her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of California at Berkeley. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and sons.

Wedlocked

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Pathways
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Sun, 08/24/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Author Jay Ponteri speaks with host Paul O'Brien
Author Jay Ponteri speaks with Pathways host Paul O'Brien
Our guest this week on Pathways is Jay Ponteri, author of the new memoir Wedlocked, which was awarded the 2014 Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction. Jay directs the undergraduate creative writing program at Marylhurst University and Show: Tell, The Workshop for Teen Writers & Artists. He is the founding editor of both the online literary magazine M Review and HABIT Books. His work has appeared in Tin House, Puerto Del Sol, Seattle Review, and “Listen to This,” was chosen as a Notable Essay in The Best American Essays 2010. Jay lives here in Portland, with his wife and son.

Pathways on 08/17/14

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Pathways
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Sun, 08/17/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation.

Audio

Intellectual Foreplay: A Book of Questions for Lovers and Lovers-to-Be

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Pathways
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Sun, 02/14/2010

Eve Hogan, author of Intellectual Foreplay: A Book of Questions for Lovers and Lovers-to-Be speaks with Paul O'Brien.

Ruined Time: The 1950s and the Beat

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Pathways
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Sun, 01/24/2010

Robert Briggs, author of Ruined Time: The 1950s and the Beat, speaks with host Paul O'Brien.

Qi Dao -Tibetan Shamanic Qigong

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Pathways
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Sun, 01/17/2010

Qigong, an ancient energy art integrating Qi (or Chi – energy awareness) and Gong (or Kung – the practice of mastering it), is a system of self-realization that has been practiced for over five thousand years. Qi Dao is a unique style of Tibetan Shamanic Qigong, whose long lineage preserved its core practices for thousands years In Tibet, China and Mongolia. Qi Dao teaches awareness of Qi through spontaneous movement. This awareness comes naturally and spontaneously when we are totally in the moment. Indeed, the teachings of Qi Dao were discovered through ancient Shamans’ experiences of being in the moment. The heart of Qi Dao is not learning a fixed set of skills but encouragement in letting go. Lama Tantrapa is the holder of the lineage of Qi Dao, also known as Tibetan Shamanic Qigong, which has been fostered in his clan for 27 generations since 1224 AD.  His unique background is complex enough to include near-death experiences, Black belt in Aikido and ordination as a Tibetan lama. 

  • Title: LamaTantrapa
  • Genre: Blues
  • Length: 28:28 minutes (26.07 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Becoming a better listener

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Pathways
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Sun, 12/27/2009

Marcia McReynolds speaks to Paul O'Brien about becoming a better listener.

Mike Dooley speaks about his book, Infinite Possibilities

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Pathways
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Sun, 12/20/2009

Mike Dooley, author of the new book Infinite Possibilities: The Art of Living Your Dreams. Mike is a former international tax consultant turned entrepreneur who's founded a philosophical Adventurrers Club on the internet that's now home to over 300,000 members from 182 countries. He's the author of six books, including the bestselling Notes from the Universe series, Choose them Wisely, and was one of the featured teachers in the international phenomenon, The Secret. Mike lives what he teaches, traveling internationally, speaking to thousands on life, dreams, and happiness.

"The Twelve" (a novel)

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Pathways
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Sun, 11/29/2009

William Gladstone, novelist and author of The Twelve speaks with Paul O'Brien.

Thomas Frank: The Wrecking Crew

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Pathways
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Sun, 10/25/2009

Thomas Frank speaks with Paul O'Brien about his book, The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Ruined Government, Enriched Themselves and Beggared the Nation.

Going Beyond 'The Secret'

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Pathways
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Sun, 09/27/2009

 

True Confessions of a Baby Boomer's Passage into Being "Grand"

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Pathways
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Sat, 08/29/2009

Our Relationship with Food. Tom Park interviews Deanna Minich

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Pathways
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Sat, 07/25/2009

Comments

April 5, 2009 Interview

Hi, I love your show and heard only the last portion of an interview you had this morning with a man who talked about dreaming together and how we can re-write our stories. I missed his name at the beginning of the show. I am intrigued and would like to know more about him... Can you please tell me his name? Thank you!

This author's name in Dr.

This author's name in Dr. Robert Moss and you will find several books on dreaming by him - one of the foremost authorities on dreaming, no doubt.

Pathways show- 2-01-09

Thanks, for the shows Sunday mornings; great way to start the week, and so glad to hear OCOM sponsoring you. Will be sure to mention this next visit we make there.

The "Well Dressed Ape" this AM was simply scintillating!

todays PATHWAY guest

Today's topic was particularly interesting, I would love to locate his website. He said it is www.connecttogod.com unfortunately this address sends the searcher to a christian website certainly not the site I was anticipating. Please send me more info so I am able to locate the correct site.
I did not catch the Rabi's name. The discussion was Kabalah and Neurology.
Thank you,
Colleen

Last weeks' show on forgiveness

Hi-
Great show last Sunday. Could you please remind me of the name of the author and her book? Didn't have a pen handy when the show was one and want to follow up.

Thanks,
Shari

Pathways

Please give me a call 503-528-0222 for info. Tom Park

Hello & Happy New Year

Hi Tom,

Crystal Wendekier, former Events Coordinator of East West Bookshop in Seattle, here to say hello and Happy New Year. I hope this email finds you well.

I decided to give up on the real estate business in Seattle. I finished graduate school in June 2008 and recently relocated to my home town of Sacramento, CA. I received a Master of Science Degree in Applied Behavioral Science with a focus on leadership and organizational development from Bastry University.

I'm currently looking for full-time or consulting work in Event/Program Management in the Sacramento area. I was wondering if you'd write a recommendation for me on my professional networking webpage at www.LinkedIn.com about my event work with you over the years when I was at East West. I would greatly appreciate it. You can see my webpage at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dir/crystal/wendekier. You will need to sign into view my full webpage.

Please let me know if you ever need my help with your events.

Thanks,
Crystal Wendekier
crystalw38@yahoo.com
206-755-0624 cell

Guest on Pathways on 7/6

Dear Paul,
Please let me know who your guest on 7/6, was, and any contact info., i.e. website.

It was a really good interview, as always, but it was cut off a few minutes early.

Thank you, and I love Pathways! Keep up the good work.
Mary

Guest on 7/6

The guest on Pathways on July 6, 2008 was Ainslie MacLeod, author of The Instruction: Living the Life Your Soul Intended

Tarot cards, history

Imagine someone who is so passionate about card games to deny that a deck of cards could be used any other way (including divination) than the way he likes ... and to think that he equates such misuse of cards with causing damage to culture! Is just playing cards so important? Is it more important than the effort to achieve greater understanding of the meaning of one's life, for instance -- whether you agree with the methodology or not?

There are lots of ways to do divination, and Tarot is definitely one of them, but Tarockspieler conflates divination with fortune-telling, betraying the fact that he/she doesn't know much about the difference between them. I would recommend my book, Divination.

I quite agree with his/her assessment of Tickle and most sites, as well as the abundance of fraudulent practitioners in the world of Tarot readings. I am well aware of the controversies about the origins of the Tarot deck, including the reductionist denial history that Tarockspieler subscribes to. On the basis of my sources, which I do not want to discuss in a Pathways forum (but would be happy to share via a more appropriate forum), I find it overly simplistic to categorically assert, as Tarock does, that there was no spiritual dimension to the origins of the Tarot symbology, which includes astrological, numerological and Kaballic corespondences. He/she can write or email to me directly for those sources if so desired.

I would share them here, but this post is completely misplaced on a KBOO forum related to the Pathways radio program, of which I happen to be a host, but which has nothing to do with Tarot per se, and has only featured a couple interviews on the topic in the past 24 years. Why was this post, which only has to do with my "day-job," posted here??? I have a blog on Tarot.com that would be more appropriate.

Tarot Cards, History

Great write up! I have a two trusted Tarot readers that are sincere prationers and their clientel are equally sincere for the most part. And as for myself I treat their knowlege and profession with respect and reverence. Being that we're resourcing the infinite divine upon potential directions that lay before us in life we'd might as well be respectful about it. Being respectful and sincere about this artform and you'll glean truthful results within the infinite sea of probabilities (quantum field).

I'd like to share more on the topic however, it may be a better idea to continue with this discussion later at your Tarot.com site.

 

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