A spiritual intimacy comes through in these warm remarks by Brother David Steindl-Rast, a Benedictine monk. He talks of finding gratefulness and joy throughout the inevitable peaks and valleys of the inner journey.
Note: This is part of our series, “Kindred Spirits,” which contains four volumes of 12 half-hour segments.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is heard on Part 1 in a dialogue recorded at Harvard University.
Free Time Movement: Rabbi Waskow and Will O’Brien
America’s culture of “overwork” deprives many people of the time to maintain crucial connections to ourselves, our families and our communities, according to an interfaith coalition in Philadelphia.
Thich Nhat Hanh
In this period of reflection on the fall of Saigon in 1975, Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hahn, a best-selling author and Zen master who teaches part-time in the U.S., describes lessons he learned about peacemaking from the war.
An Attitude of Gratitude
New research suggests that people who actively cultivate gratitude in their lives become both more content and physically healthier, but Oakland, California writer Catherine Price wanted to find out for herself.
Rev. Sally Bingham of San Francisco, lay organizer Steve MacAusland of Boston and members of a concerned church discuss the movement for a religious response to climate change that has spread to more than 4,000 U.S. congregations.
- Resilient Nurses
A no-holds-barred look at the stressful conditions in which many nurses work: the long hours, the emotional toll, the rapid pace, and the way that technology and institutional practices can make it hard to form a caring bond with patients.
- The Power of Nonviolence
The Power of Nonviolence seeks deep solutions to this vexing problem. We turn to wisdom teachings across our great spiritual traditions for guidance—and inspiration—on how the lasting wounds can be healed.
- The Spiritual Care Podcast
Announcing our new podcast about the fascinating field of "spiritual care". We explore how chaplains, health care providers, social workers and other caregivers work to bring a healing, supportive presence to students, medical patients, armed service members, and more.