Vigorous discussions on what we're owed and what we earn, the slow work of healing, and stories of inspiration about being alone in this busy world.
On Being Blog
As we rush forward into the work week, a poem to slow us down, turn us about, and maybe just maybe, laugh at ourselves. Marie Howe reads her poem "Hurry."
Listen to Marie Howe read these striking lines from her poem. Her ability to read her own work is marvelous.
Religious traditions take many forms in the U.S. For a Nigerian immigrant's daughter, it's creamy frejon that's the Easter week delicacy.
You don’t have to spend months in meditation, says Eckhart Tolle, to gain insights that could change your life, even your health.
Sometimes it takes persistence to pitch a voice you know is right — and the willingness to listen to others around the dinner table.
The public's trust in "organized religion" is on the decline. While wearying, Martin Marty says that these polls offer insights and lessons on how religious institutions must serve the public better.
Sometimes it takes a complete stranger to see the "deep, deep hole" within ourselves. The story of a common bond between a wildlife conservation and a pygmy leader — and the bounty of that friendship.
With all that's happened this week, language and images that create places of peace and reflection and connection with our fellow human beings.
Images of thundersnow in Minnesota, cherry blossoms in Japan. Words on science and truth from Auden and Krauss. Time-lapse graphic recording on vulnerability. And sometimes healing is a process never-ending. Our capsule of all things On Being.