Tag: Wendell Berry

A boy walks through a waterfall on July 25, 2016 while playing in the water at The Yards Park in Washington, DC, as a heat wave rolls across the area.
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August 1, 2017

We can’t take wilderness retreats every time we feel caught up in the world’s madness, but a poem can be a momentary reprieve.

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July 13, 2017

Can being lost be productive? Our columnist on lingering in the mystery of our purpose — and surrendering to the paths that choose us.

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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.

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August 23, 2016

Wendell Berry reads his poem, a celebration of human complexity, and the rich truth that emerges in moving against the grain.

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April 22, 2016

From John Muir and Wendell Berry to Henry David Thoreau, a celebration of the earth through a granddaughter’s memory and the writers who love it — paired with gorgeous aerial photography.

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August 26, 2015

Generosity and gratitude don’t require extraordinary means, just the gift of time and attention. Parker and Wendell on giving yourself away.

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July 1, 2014

Taking you around the globe with a glimpse into oddities and joys of daily life in Oman, a gay man in New York City tells about an Oklahoma moment, a pastor reflects on gratitude and Cartesian anxiety, and an intern shows you what it take to produce the show.

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June 25, 2014

Parker Palmer draws on the words of two poets to remind us that we must embrace receptivity and gratitude to live a full life.

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June 22, 2014

What would happen if, rather than “making an idol out of certainty” and shunning uncertainty, we leaned into it? A pastor wonders whether doubt might make us more empathic and less anxious society.

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May 22, 2014

Our executive editor’s weekly missal sends you postcards from the road, an invitation to sing at our studios, words of wisdom and poetry from Wendell Berry and Parker Palmer, and a journalism student’s reflection on breathing.

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May 14, 2014

Parker Palmer draws inspiration from the words of Wendell Berry on celebrating one’s obstacles and the impeded stream that sings.

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May 23, 2012

There are few people in the U.S. more beloved than Wendell E. Berry. The poet and essayist, farmer and conservationist delivered the prestigious 41st Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts nearly a month ago — and it’s been bombarding my social streams and email inbox ever since, which, is to say, this sentiment may be truer than I expected.

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June 13, 2010

Did you get a chance to listen to this week’s show with Prof. Ellen Davis discussing her approach to sustainability…

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June 6, 2010

Do not listen to the clip above! At least not yet. Our regular Sunday morning exercise is upon you. This…