Douglas Madaras

As an artist and an award winning architectural designer, Douglas Madaras of Ann Arbor says love is what inspires his work and gives him the strength to move forward while facing many of life’s challenges.

He talks with WEMU’s Lisa Barry about his love-centric art and how he taps into a greater sense of purpose in the work he does and in his many different artistic expressions.

Mark Nepo /

Mark Nepo says he's always been a heart-centered person. He has written several best-selling books about many things, including having an awakening to having the courage to be conscious and caring. He speaks around the world, encouraging others to be fully awake and fully alive with this one life we have to live.

He shares more of his personal journey and mission with WEMU's Lisa Barry.

Anne Lamott
Lisa Barry / 89.1 WEMU

With all that is happening in our world, it may sometimes be difficult having hope.  This week, "Art and Soul" is about the art of well being.  89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry talks to best-selling author and inspirational speaker Anne Lamott about hope.