On Being Blog
A simple phrase quoted at a rural elementary school has us contemplating its meanings.
A video featuring dancers aged 85, 65, 45, 25, and 5 performing the same sequence that is "stunning in ways I can't explain."
The season of Advent is not only a time of preparation, but one of sorrow and mourning. It's a time for reflection + remembrance of those loved ones we lost. Jay Blossom reflects on letting go of his father — and the necessity of finding the time to lament and hope for a better world ahead.
Krista is in DC this week. Watch our live video stream of her in conversation with Rev. Lucas Johnson and Dr. Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons at NPR headquarters tonight. The topic: nonviolence vs."no justice no peace" and how social change happens. Join us!
To be so far from want that we wish others to be partakers of our plenty is something for which to give thanks writes a Chicago public defender on this Thanksgiving day.
Pop culture makes meaning. Enter the Florida State University AcaBelles' a cappella rendition of Lorde's "Royals" to make the point.
Geneticist and Anglican priest Lindon Eaves offers insight on how he's able to take comfort in what he does not know, in both science and religion — something we could all learn from.
In a 1919 letter to Gandhi, the Nobel laureate offers these words of advice on planting the seeds of intolerance.
A moving affirmation of the power we have to affect one another simply by being ourselves.