Tell Your Story
Rabbi Rami: Can God incarnate as both Christ and Krishna?
Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler
Let It Be Kind To You
“Whatever bad things have happened to you in your life, whatever hard things you’ve gone through, you have to do three things: You have to accept it. You have to be kind to it. ... And listen to me. You have to let it be kind to you."
The Christmas Bird
Excerpt from Upstream: Selected Essays by Mary Oliver
Make Your Story a Gift
To come to know and to make sense of and to share our stories is not an act of selfishness, but an act of growth, healing, and ultimately, generosity. But what is a writer to do with a violent story she cannot narrate—when it’s her own?
The Commons: Crawling to Ecstasy
These physical journeys have become a spiritual quest, guiding me into old age with some semblance of equanimity and health.
5 Questions to Heal a Relationship
“What do we do next?” is the last question to ask
Our Winter Search for Meaning
What we did when Amazon Prime became our god
Learning the Personalities of Plants
The wisdom, comfort, and health that come from deeply knowing your relatives
5 Questions for Mary OliverBeloved poet and natural world evangelist Mary Oliver pulls the curtain for a rare glimpse behind her writing and life. Her new book of prose, Upstream, filled with gorgeous essays…
Making the Most of Your Commute
When what matters is listening to practically nothing at all
To Shed Your Extra Cushioning, Shed Your Extra Cushioning
Once only the rich had shoes and chairs and excess fat
Awaken to “The Power of Off”Scary as it is to admit, I once walked by my own children at the end of a workday, offering them just a quick nod on my way to get to my email, and it wasn’t as if I was expecting …
5 Strategies for a Caregiver’s Survival
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The Happiness Track: Navigating Your NarrativesWe swim in an increasingly turbulent sea of narratives: the ones we tell ourselves, the ones we tell others, and the ones we choose to watch on Netflix—and read in books, lis…
Toolbox: Gifts that Give
Let your holiday giving bring more light into the world with these gems.