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On Being
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An inspired campaign asking white America to tell its Pilfering with Privilege stories: onbeing.org/blog/listening… pic.twitter.com/ZNp83mA6rW
"lie gently and wide to the light-year / stars, lie back, and the sea will hold you." ~Philip Booth tmblr.co/Z37Zby1OxDK1T
Balance is bullshit. (And why I'm trying to learn to say no with more grace.) This week's column for @Beingtweets: onbeing.org/blog/the-spiri…
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The reflections for @courtwrites' column on the spiritual art of saying no are really wonderful. Lots going on here: onbeing.org/blog/the-spiri…
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Some light music for your Friday morning: Sau Poler's "Isolated". tmblr.co/Z37Zby1Ovh7Pw
"Have the grace to acknowledge your own priorities. Prune + survive." @courtwrites on the spiritual art of saying no: onbeing.org/blog/the-spiri…
“Time comes into it./ Say it. Say it. / The universe is made of stories, / not of atoms.” ~Muriel Rukeyser, tmblr.co/Z37Zby1Ory006
This week's episode is "driven by flavor" -- with the wit + wisdom of chef @DanBarber: onbeing.org/program/driven… pic.twitter.com/U1OfmMd65c
Krista Tippett explores the teachings and legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois. Listen online 1.usa.gov/1A6RyBd #NationalRadioDay @Beingtweets
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Received this image + lovely comment from Laurie Haycraft in response to @parkerjpalmer's post today: tmblr.co/Z37Zby1Om7lp2
Pádraig Ò Tuama's poetic reflection on faith, #thegayagenda, & #love as the great endeavor onbeing.org/blog/love-is-t… via @Beingtweets @duanalla
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Ever been lost in the wilderness — or in the wilds of your own life? @parkerjpalmer's advice: onbeing.org/blog/lost-in-t… pic.twitter.com/jh938qfcNJ
Quite a swath of ideas to carry forward: a mix of #unexpectedjoy from two unlikely musical sources, a sage Bengali... onbeing.org/blog/a-farmer-…
RT @this1littlebird: @duanalla hitting it out of the park. Truthtelling as an act of very civil disobedience. onbeing.org/blog/love-is-t…
"Love Is the Great Endeavor." @duanalla confesses his gay agenda: to love the gospels, repentance, words + each other onbeing.org/blog/love-is-t…
Thank you @parkerjpalmer for your poem "Harrowing" on depression as seedbed for the growing to come via @Beingtweets bit.ly/1vUqQfw
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With sadness, this week's note: a call to stay, @parkerjpalmer on depression + solidarity, @courtwrites on reckoning eepurl.com/0M2lH
We bring you the exceptional @paulocoelho on the alchemy of pilgrimage. Listen + enjoy: onbeing.org/program/paulo-… pic.twitter.com/4PQ30w615w
"We must talk to our ugliest ghosts." ~@courtwrites' column, "To Be White and Reckon with the Death of Michael Brown" onbeing.org/blog/to-be-whi…
I've received many emails this week asking us to rebroadcast our episode, "Suicide - and Hope For Our Future Selves?" onbeing.org/program/jennif…
One of the best conversations on #Suicide, and Hope for Our Future Selves | On Being onbeing.org/program/jennif… via @Beingtweets
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"The hard times we all go through plow up our inner ground + turn it over, giving us chance after chance..." onbeing.org/blog/a-seedbed…
When immobilized w/ major depression this OnBeing episode was light in darkness: The Soul in Depression @Beingtweets onbeing.org/program/soul-d…
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Thoughtful words on standing in solidarity w/ others suffering from depression: onbeing.org/blog/a-seedbed… pic.twitter.com/OvV35dbTsq
"Bear witness to the night side of being human and the bravery it entails, and wait for the sun." onbeing.org/program/extra/… via @Beingtweets
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Upon hearing the news of Robin Williams, I offer these closing words from @Freudeinstein's book, "Stay": onbeing.org/program/extra/…
“It became about brands and messaging, rather than humans with messages.” ~Mat Honan tmblr.co/Z37Zby1N_fF3t
In a society uncomfortable discussing death, a new museum in Brooklyn is taking up the charge. onbeing.org/blog/can-a-mus…
What nourishes the human spirit, the whole person, it turns out, also hones our minds. With @DrAdeleDiamond: onbeing.org/program/adele-…
"School should be joyful...why not?!" @DrAdeleDiamond talks cognitive devp't & education w @Beingtweets ow.ly/A8IWJ
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Dig! RT @Craig_Nation: 9 hour road trip from AL to begin my M.Div at Duke. So of course I loaded up on @kristatippett @Beingtweets podcasts.
So much to share, so little time! A farmer w/ a trombone; Tagore's modern resonance; On forgetting... eepurl.com/0Cib1
Curated: commentary on the burden + joy of being human, a meditation on Job's suffering, relatability's folly... onbeing.org/blog/a-good-la…
In a culture with too few rituals, what role does drink play in the contemporary rituals of our times? onbeing.org/blog/the-thin-…
How do we bring our generational experiences to our work... and live forward traditions into the present day? onbeing.org/blog/between-t…
There's nothing quite like this artistic geometry. Magnificent, gorgeous photos: tmblr.co/Z37Zby1NYjzTH #unexpectedjoy
Our site's down for an upgrade. But, not our @tumblr! In the meantime, a Finnish folk twist on AC/DC's Thunderstruck: blog.onbeing.org/post/939716163…
This @Beingtweets interview with Ellen Langer has me thinking about language, ideas & #mindfulness more than usual - onbeing.org/program/ellen-…
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Any band that calls itself Steve 'n' Seagulls has to have one heckuva good sense of humor. Check this cover: tmblr.co/Z37Zby1NX9H8y
.@parkerjpalmer offers some good humor on forgetfulness + poignant verse from Billy Collins to sweeten the swallow: onbeing.org/blog/hoping-to…
Some days the @velveteenrabbi speaks to the greater joys + sorrows we all face. This is one of those days: velveteenrabbi.blogs.com/blog/2014/08/l…
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In a lighter moment... a farmer delivers a few minutes of #unexpectedjoy from a lawn chair on the prairie. onbeing.org/blog/calling-h…
"Breathe and everything changes." ~Seane Corn in this week's show, Yoga, Meditation in Action: onbeing.org/program/yoga-m… pic.twitter.com/WRr1JXroje
Obama + Tippett have laugh; @courtwrites is a new columnist; contemplation of resistance + existence: eepurl.com/0eqFn
A joy-filled week of presidential honors, our new tablet app, + hay bale architecture sure to stimulate: onbeing.org/blog/president…