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BY February 22, 2014

A creative illustration elevates Dorothy Day’s words on “how to bring about a revolution of the heart” with a t-shirt design.

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BY December 8, 2016

Jennifer Michael Hecht reads her poem “No Hemlock Rock” (don’t kill yourself)

Jennifer Michael Hecht
BY December 8, 2016

Jennifer Michael Hecht reads her poem “Men Wept”

BY December 8, 2016

Marie Howe reads her poem “Magdelene—The Seven Devils”

At a mass grave on the outskirts of Koreme in Iraqi Kurdistan, a woman mourns her brother and husband. Estimates of 60,000-80,000 people, mostly Kurdish, disappeared or were executed during the 1988 Iraqi Anfal campaign.
BY December 8, 2016

Here again is Alicia Partnoy, this time reading from the work of the Chilean poet Marjorie Agosin, who escaped General…

A young man keeps his head above water as he looks on at the shoreline and trees.
BY December 8, 2016

Christian Wiman reads Mandelstam’s poem “And I was Alive”

Joanna Macy
BY December 8, 2016

Joanna Macy reads Rilke’s poem “God’s True Cloak”

Joanna Macy
BY December 8, 2016

Joanna Macy reads Rilke’s “Dear Darkening Ground”

Joanna Macy
BY December 8, 2016

Joanna Macy reads Rilke’s “Let This Darkness Be a Bell Tower”

A young man keeps his head above water as he looks on at the shoreline and trees.
BY December 8, 2016

Christian Wiman reads Bringhurst’s poem “These Poems, She Said”

A young man from Islamabad, Pakistan expresses himself through photography and the poetry of Rumi.
BY December 8, 2016

As translated from Discourses of Rumi by Fatemeh Keshavarz: Wherever you are, whatever you do, be in love… Listen to…

A young man from Islamabad, Pakistan expresses himself through photography and the poetry of Rumi.
BY December 8, 2016

As translated from Discourses of Rumi by Fatemeh Keshavarz: To speak the same language is to share the same blood,…

A young man from Islamabad, Pakistan expresses himself through photography and the poetry of Rumi.
BY December 8, 2016

As translated from Discourses of Rumi by Fatemeh Keshavarz: When His light shines — without a veil — neither the…

BY December 8, 2016

As translated from Rumi’s Divan by Fatemeh Keshavarz: If anyone asks you about the huris, show your face, say: like…

A young man from Islamabad, Pakistan expresses himself through photography and the poetry of Rumi.
BY December 8, 2016

Read the poem: When I see your face, the stones start spinning! You appear; all studying wanders. I lose my…

The photographer with his 98-year-old father, who lost his short-term memory. As an act of remembering, the son documented his final time with him in "Days with My Father."
BY December 8, 2016

Grief comes to eat without a mouth. —William Matthews 1   Self-Portrait as the Scavenger Gull Here at the quiet limit of…

The photographer with his 98-year-old father, who lost his short-term memory. As an act of remembering, the son documented his final time with him in "Days with My Father."
BY December 8, 2016

By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not….

BY December 8, 2016

Le Pichon describes how his mother taught him a version of this lovely poem. So, we commissioned a new English…

"Day Three of Creation"
BY December 8, 2016

Wendell Berry reads his poem “Sabbaths – 1985, I”

"Day Three of Creation"
BY December 8, 2016

Wendell Berry reads his poem “Sabbaths – 1979, IV”

BY December 8, 2016

The farmer-poet-conservationist Wendell Berry reads his poem iconic poem. Listen and share!

BY December 8, 2016

The grower of trees, the gardener, the man born to farming, whose hands reach into the ground and sprout, to…

BY December 8, 2016

Sometimes the refuge we need is not an escape, but a safe place to grapple with our hardest questions, and to challenge ourselves to be better.

BY December 7, 2016

As we turn the seasonal corner to the longest nights of the year, a reflection on the time we spend in the darkness, and what we can learn from it before turning back to the light.

BY December 6, 2016

A writer contemplates the hubris at the heart of the American experiment, and the painful but possible path that leads to our nation’s redemption.

BY December 3, 2016

Wise minds grapple with the tensions of faith and community, honor the resilience of a movement, and remember the love of family we often take for granted.

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