Filling our lives with motivation and meaning.
Rabbi Steven Greenberg: Advocate for Acceptance
by Shannan Stollposted May 01, 2012
- Bringing personal warmth and serious scholarship to advocacy for marriage equality in Orthodox Judaism.
Practical Compassion: An Interview with Karen Armstrong
by Heidi Bruceposted Apr 12, 2012
- The historian has helped world religions unite behind a single principle. But can a worldwide charter for compassion become more than just a nice idea?
What’s the Most Astounding Fact About the Universe?
posted Mar 21, 2012
- Ask an astrophysicist.
Thousands Give Up Carbon for Lent
by Catherine Woodiwissposted Mar 07, 2012
- In the season of reflection, Christians around the world are focusing on being better stewards of creation.
Pancho Ramos Stierle: Nonviolence Is Radical
by Sarah van Gelderposted Feb 23, 2012
- An interview with the activist who made headlines when he was arrested while meditating at Occupy Oakland.
Towards a Prophetic Politics
by Robert Jensenposted Feb 16, 2012
- We’ve all seen what happens when religion and politics mix poorly—but does that mean there’s no place for spirit in our political lives?
Bill McKibben: “The Biggest Fight of Our Time”
by Madeline Ostranderposted Feb 14, 2012
- In which one of the world’s best-known climate activists gets personal about the enormous task of saving our planet.
The Benefits of Gratitude
by Ocean Robbinsposted Feb 06, 2012
- There’s an old saying that if you’ve forgotten the language of gratitude, you’ll never be on speaking terms with happiness. It turns out this isn’t just a fluffy idea.
Eboo Patel: Crossing the Divide— With Faith
by Kate Malongowskiposted Jan 02, 2012
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: Arming the world’s youth to be a force for compassion.
Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s
by Caryn Mirriam-Goldbergposted Dec 30, 2011
- My son was not like other kids. But he taught me to drop my expectations about what life and parenting are all about.
War and Peacemaking in Liberia
by Seth Bidermanposted Dec 30, 2011
- Former soldier Christian Bethelson’s only job skill was killing—until a chance meeting on a muddy road transformed his life, and many others through it.
Reclaiming Christmas, Radical Homemaker Style
by Shannon Hayesposted Dec 21, 2011
- Shannon Hayes: Can you take on consumerism without being a Scrooge?
Lily Yeh: Beauty in Broken Places
by Natalie Pompilioposted Dec 20, 2011
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: Healing war-torn, broken, and economically devastated communities through art.
Re-Occupy: A Movement Seeks a Sanctuary
by Nathan Schneiderposted Dec 19, 2011
- On occupying Trinity Church—and the Occupy movement's relationship with established institutions.
A Lesson in Love From the Protest at the Port
by Reverend John Helmiereposted Dec 14, 2011
- A minister and occupier, beaten and arrested by police, on his continuing belief in the power of love.