“I hoped to get instruction in Yoga, expected wonderful teachings, but what the teacher did was mainly to force me to face the darkness within myself and it almost killed me…. I was beaten down in every sense until I had to come to terms with that in me which I kept rejecting all my life.”
—Irina Tweedie, from Daughter of Fire: A Diary of a Spiritual Training with a Sufi Master
In the room with Izzeldin Abuelaish, author of I Shall Not Hate, about repentance, forgiveness, and a new way forward in the midst of discrimination.
Who doesn't love the remarkable and enduring Mavis Staples? And teaming up with Jeff Tweedy? Well, not me. Kick off your day with these two videos of them going acoustic in studio.
A video primer on the Muslim Brotherhood — its history and potential role in Egypt — with Haroon Moghul.
A reminder that change means being willing to take a risk - just like Moses Wright did in Mississippi.
Jon Stewart speaks from the heart on the seriousness of political civility following the assassination attempt on Representative Gabrielle Giffords.