In This Human Moment: Stories about noticing
For today, practice acknowledging your reality as it actually is, not as you fear it or wish it to be. Do so by naming what it is you’re feeling: sadness, tenderness, blankness, wishing. And then identify what is happening in the moment: washing dishes, working, listening, teaching. Remove the filter of your feelings, and give your full attention to what is you are doing, focus on who will benefit, how your role is helpful or supportive of others.
Trust the world to show its goodness, by Shea Hembrey
25:29 | Apr 4th
Shea Hembrey is 5 years old, walking along the road to his farmhouse on the edge of the Mississippi River Delta, where the floodplains meet the Ozark Mountain foothills. The undulating hills surrounde...Show More
My funny, feisty, thoughtful, brave girl, by Lucy Kalanithi
19:10 | Jan 2nd
A mesmerizing story about the wisdom and delight you can find — even in the midst of tragic loss — by seeing life and death through the eyes of a child. Storyteller Lucy Kalanithi is the widow of Paul...Show More
Allowing sound to reveal life’s wonder, by Stephen Kuusisto
19:21 | Nov 5th, 2019
Author and poet Stephen Kuusisto, who is blind, hears life expressed in sound, the weird and wonderful chance music of everyday life. And he's able to find meaning, big and small, in it all.
Learning to see what is in front of me, by Siri Hustvedt
20:41 | Dec 3rd, 2019
To truly see what is right in front us, requires the practice of looking, of careful and sustained attention – without expectation or judgment. Join author and essayist Siri Hustvedt on an hours long ...Show More