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Being around people can be an anxious experience, if not draining experience, for many. But, how can we manage that trepidation and move forward? Alexandra Elle reflects on having the courage to show up and interact when it feels next to impossible.
On the Blog
This video is a compassion meditation of sorts, featuring the words and voice of one of our most enduring guests, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh.
The natural sex ratio quotient doesn't add up. A stark portrayal from MediaStorm of violence against females in India.
Is yoga the new anti-Christ? Southern Baptist leader Albert Mohler and Mars Hill pastor Mark Driscoll challenge the rising popularity of this cultural phenomenon.
An unheard cut from our interview with Richard Mouw about a French Carmelite nun who decided to see her sisters as "works of divine art" rather than irritations.
A new mother reflects how she'll relate to mainstream society while raising her daughter.
This TEDtalk by branding guru Stacey Kramer is three minutes long and inspirational in its brevity and its punch.
The first lesbian couple ordained without the blessing of the ELCA discuss coming out, falling in love, losing jobs then gaining them, and feeling God work through them during the AIDS crisis and their hospice chaplaincy. A guest contribution from Sasha Aslanian.
A satellite image shows the relief efforts to reach the trapped miners in the San Jose Mine in Copiapo, Chile. (credit: DigitalGlobe/Flickr)
Watching those miners emerge in a steel-cage projectile from the collapsed mine in Chile is miraculous. It’s risky business and it has been done with aplomb. What I’ve been struck with is the celebratory spirit of the event. Chileans gather in a central plaza waving Chile’s flag and laughing and cheering; rescued miners surface to quickly embrace their loved ones and then play to the surrounding crowd, pumping fists and yelling and urging supporters on.
Ai Weiwei holds hand-painted, porcelain sunflower seeds from his installation at the Tate Modern in London.
A compilation of our live-tweets from Krista's interview with Richard Mouw.
"I come across a person who isn't just a stranger but maybe represents a strangeness to me that initially I might feel very alienated from that person. And then to think, this is a work of art by the God whom I worship — that God created that person…"