Our executive editor's weekly post on all things curious and aspiring — on topics from leading a less busy life to seeking rootedness and a cancer patient's call to her senses.
Our executive editor provides an insider's glimpse — with calls for curiosity over goodness, unexpected joy with a Billy Joel duet, and a story of forgiveness and redemption.
Live from The Greene Space, Krista Tippett and Bernard Chazelle talk Bach as a cosmologist of music. Watch the live stream here.
After being diagnosed with cancer, Becky Sennett tells an unlikely story of gratitude — for a reprimanding encounter with a pulmonologist who takes her to task, a compassionate gesture for which she'll be forever grateful.
Chutzpah, humility, and risk-taking are all necessary ingredients in this delightful duet with Billy Joel and a college freshman.
Dispatches from PopTech, a magnificent essay on Bach, an invitation to find the autobiography of your voice, a meditation on the splendor of Autumn, and an instructive essay on shedding old mindsets.
A line-up of fascinating bits from a gorgeous duet to your greatest musical moment, from prescient advice on over-working to being children of the moment. Read on.
Sometimes the lead is the anecdote. A humorous story from a Nobel laureate that will bring a smile to your face and other instruction on powering down, offering help, bearing responsibility, and mystical connections.
Highlights of some of the most heartening work our executive editor has read this past week, including Tara Mohr's advice to women on taking in criticism, seeing the sacred in the mundane, engaging our prophets, and a behind-the-scenes glimpse into photos we chose.
In a world of many distractions, the Buddhist sage says, it may be our own cravings that may be most deleterious to our well-being. Watch and listen.
Our executive editor's weekly missive: a season of autumn invitations, a thoughtful essay on male friendship, confessions of an accidental feminist, a joyful contemplation on being Mormon in the modern world, and an unexpected moment of generosity.
Our executive editor rounds up things seen and unseen — from poetry and trees to anger and rhythm.
What you might've missed: a simple video, a helpful list, a timely perspective, and a meditative essay on people and place.
Our executive editor's weekly missive, including a smart testimony on the value of work, a Mary Oliver poem on suffering and joy, a call for headlines that reflect the fullness of the world, and a stunning body of paintings from Rabindranath Tagore.
Join us for an evening of music and conversation with musician Carrie Newcomer. Watch a live video stream of the conversation, followed by a short musical set by the singer-songwriter.
When an Icelandic singing group reprises an 800-year-old Scandinavian hymn, a German train station is transformed — and so are all who watch and listen.
Our executive editor pulls together a mix of live events, sneak previews, and words from some of our favorite thinkers and columnists who make this world a better place to become.
A sneak preview of Krista Tippett's scintillating conversation with classical cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
Advice on living... from saying no to say yes and the lost skills of the cowboy code.
Our executive editor's weekly missive, including a powerful conversation on suicide and the choice to stay, a healing poem on solidarity and depression, a call to face our ghosts and show courage in the wake of Ferguson, and a moment of unexpected joy.
A mix of unexpected joy from a prairie trombone and a Finnish folk band playing AC/DC paired with a sage Nobel Prize-winning Bengali, a nonagenarian from Boston, and columnists Parker and Courtney. Quite swath of things to think about and carry into the week.
A mix of fresh commentary on the burden and joy of being human, a meditation on the suffering of Job, a thought piece on the value of relatability, and an homage to Krista and the vast, unending terrain of mystery.
This unassuming video requires a bit of patience. At first, it appears that a lone cowboy is having some fun in a lawn chair in the middle of the prairie. But, stick with it. Music always delivers.
A joy-filled week of presidential honors, exciting previews of our new tablet app, and hay bale architecture that will stimulate the mind, the eye, and the ear.
Watch President Obama award the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to deserved recipients, including our very own Krista Tippett.