On Being Blog
As you read this poem, Parker Palmer asks us to ponder a simple question: "How, then, shall I live?"
A joyous monk at a meditation center in India teaches a young journalist how to breathe, one breath at a time.
As the narrative of Noah and the flood resurfaces in pop culture, a poetic midrash by Elie Wiesel.
Parker Palmer draws inspiration from the words of Wendell Berry on celebrating one's obstacles and the impeded stream that sings.
A poetic photoquote from Rebecca Solnit on meeting moments of arrival, moments of realization, and moments of discovery with open arms.
The best of the week — including an invitation to communal song, forest music from Schumann, words of gratitude and grace from Mary Oliver, and the manifold gifts of a storyteller.
What is the value of retreating? A life-long retreat-goer thinks about the value of solitude, togetherness, seeking, and the sacredness of close human relationships.
In this photoquote of the day, Annie Dillard reminds us to ride the "monsters down deep."
Join us at 1:00PM (CT) today for a live video stream of our inaugural live event at On Being Studios. It's sure to be a rich discussion about science and religion between two great thinkers.