SS #66: A Faculty of Friends

In today’s episode, Brandy, Mystie, Pam, and Abby discuss the “faculty of friends” concept presented by Ravi Jain and Kevin Clark in the new revised edition of The Liberal Arts Tradition, an idea that also appears in Norms and Nobility, Poetic Knowledge, and more! We think you’ll find this episode inspiring and encouraging. Jump into our Shakespeare mentorship! The Sistership Premier Shakespeare mentorship led by Kelly Cumbee – she’s guiding us through As You Like It – just began, and … Read More

SS #65: Falling in Love with Shakespeare (with Kelly Cumbee!)

Our guest on the show today is Kelly Cumbee. Brandy and Mystie have known Kelly for over a decade because she was a participant in the old online book clubs led by Cindy Rollins. Brandy is very excited to introduce you to her. For over twenty-five years Kelly Cumbee has been educating her seven children at home, where she mostly sits in her rocking chair and reads aloud to them what she herself wants to learn. She has always loved … Read More

SS #64: How Christmas is Like a Funeral

Today, we present our annual Christmas episode! We’re using Josef Pieper’s book In Tune with the World to discuss festivity, Christmas, and, of course, FUNERALS. That’s right. You don’t want to miss this one! Topical discussion begins at 15:04. All you want for Christmas? Wondering what you want for Christmas but not sure? Allow us to suggest an annual membership to Sistership Premier! We’ve got a great lineup for 2020 including more bonus audio, a Shakespeare mentorship with Kelly Cumbee, … Read More

SS #63: Who’s Your Daddy?

In today’s episode, Mystie and Brandy dig deeply into the four types of reading explained by AG Sertillanges in his wonderful book The Intellectual Life. Before Brandy read this, she didn’t even know there were four types of reading! It’s a very interesting distinction to make, and we think you’ll love today’s discussion. Have you joined Sistership Premier yet? Have you joined Sistership Premier yet? We hope so! The Sistership Premier Christmas gift is coming soon! We want you to … Read More

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