In this Letter from Loring Park, our executive editor lists three compelling reads under five minutes and some of our most popular columns. Enjoy the journey.
Mysteries of an expanding universe and other ties to what makes a life worth living.
Our readers and our columnists explore Vincent Harding's question in light of the Charleston tragedy — and how we can reclaim our fears and our hopes in this great experiment. Plus, some things I've been reading this week (for your eyes only).
The wealth of information curated and articulated — drawing on all our executive editor reads, hears, and sees. From collective silence to the moral quality of action, words of advice and admiration.
Bill Siemering, a founding member of National Public Radio, will be speaking at On Being on Loring Park tonight at 5:30pm. Join us for a live stream!
From being spiritually bold to praising softness, perspectives on exploring life from inside and out.
A collection of what we're reading and publishing — from Lord of the Rings and love to Springsteen's tribute to Townsend!
With a mix of banjos and bedlam, a review of on what we're reading, writing, and printing this week — all good for the sharing.
A bevy of useful, interesting things to chew on and contemplate. Sure to make your mind sing!
A weekly roundup of the many things surfacing and playing out in the world with some of our favorite writers and thinkers.
It's all good this week. Stories of success, laughter, landscape, and renewed energy.
Sometimes we buzz through our social media streams and forget to pause, connect, and read more deeply. The marvelous writer Terry Tempest Williams teaches us to do just that — all through the story of her dog.
New horizons yield new sunsets, as does this round-up of awesome things to read, listen to, and see!
Earth Day has come and gone. And yet, the same hopes and fears remain. A collection of interviews and vignettes on silence, listening to the world, reimagining environmentalism, and more to carry your ears and sustain you.
From our gatherings in Louisville to the ekphrastic poetry for Yom HaShoah, a wealth of reading and exploring this week.
We celebrate National Poetry Month, welcome our new columnist Sharon Salzberg, and imbibe the magic of k.d. lang's version of "Hallelujah" in this week's thread of good reads.
Points of beauty and perspective to mark the holy week, including a stirring rendition of Blake's "Jerusalem," a favorite essay on the woman at the heart of Easter Sunday, musings on yoga spirituality for atheists, the opposite of shame, the need for gentleness, the insights of dependence, and the adventure of being born baffled.
Morsels to savor — all in one digest — on wonder and beauty, brokenness and healing, musicals and parenting. Get caught up in a few minutes!
This week has been a whirlwind of travel and ideas on social justice, life's unveiling, being vulnerabilities and memory. A recap of what you need to read.
A winding path that flows from experiencing the grace of wholeness and seeking the ineffable to seeing the hidden systems in plain sight, and the otherness and belonging necessary for all of us to thrive.
The actor Bill Murray takes three minutes to give a dharma talk on being present at a press conference.
From spectacular images of Holi to supporting an artist that's meant so much to us, this week's capsule shares some of our best work — and those of others.
A look at some of the best pieces of the week, including nature at work, saying no, and expressions of men and grief.
An illustration of contemplative practices showing the breadth of meditation and mindfulness within traditions. It certainly opens up one's understanding about how these disciplines take root and manifest themselves in our lives, non?
Some of the best things of the week: on quiet nobility, thin places, the fist of fate, severed friendships, and Malcolm X.