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On Being

On Being takes up the big questions of meaning. Each day, a new discovery about the immensity of our lives, curated by executive editor Trent Gilliss.
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briangingerich : @hannamade that's a fair point.
baileymonsour : @apesaguillard
andrewminstagram : @nolanstagram
jellyjarempire : This made me think about love in away I never had--consider it something large and dynamic not only meant for those closest to me. Thanks for the food for thought.
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Omid Safi delivered the most exquisite commencement speech at @colgateuniversity this year on the misconceived idea of success. I particularly appreciated these lines: "I'd like for us to learn to have a more generous and kind understanding of what it means to have a successful life, one that is not about individual accumulation of goodies, but actually about the transformation of communities. It’s bathed in humility. And it’s practical." [Photo by Leo Hidalgo]
bousterhout : @ctahern
maggpie711 : Yes! 👏👏
minne_monastery : "The transformation of communities....bathed in humility." Amen.
kopplins : Beautiful and true.
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"Love" by Czeslaw Milosz Love means to learn to look at yourself The way one looks at distant things For you are only one thing among many. And whoever sees that way heals his heart, Without knowing it, from various ills. A bird and a tree say to him: Friend. Then he wants to use himself and things So that they stand in the glow of ripeness. It doesn't matter whether he knows what he serves: Who serves best doesn't always understand. [Image by Scott Norris, via Flickr]
katherine.teresa : @dandan1850
whirlandwonder : Wonderful words and share!❤️💜💛👌🏼😘✨
lylemook : Love Milosz!
kaiaaarose : Me too. Amazing.
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"When do you feel most fully alive and connected? Who is present? Who else would you invite?" This is the question we privately posed for our Your Audio Selfie project this past week. More than 100 attendees of the @bushfoundation's annual gathering answered, and we are in the throes of producing these wonderful stories this week. But those participants don't come easy! Pictured are three members of our team recruiting by our wonderful lit signage: (l-r) Maia Tarrell (@tarrelling) playfully looking into the camera, Marie Sambilay (@maravictorine) hiding, and Aseel Zahran (@aseelzahrany). Marvelous people to work with.
pjz1228 : Good questions
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"... as it is, not as we wish it to be." Thanks to @helenboggess of @lightandpine for another lovely interpretation of a line from Krista Tippett's Becoming Wise. #KristaTippett #BecomingWise #hope
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just_make_things : @sarabearnecessities ☺️
kyleforti : @hopeforti
larartstudio : Yes!
whirlandwonder : Sweetness❤️ Yay, Helen @helenboggess!💐💐😍👏🏼👏🏼💫
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"These days I suspect that, in everything, how we inhabit our senses tests the mettle of our souls. It almost sounds like something my grandfather would have said. But I’m factoring in a love of our bodies he could not imagine, a frankness about them, a fidelity to them. We can trust the wisdom our bodies offer, again and again, and in the most ordinary circumstances. Convenience is an illusion, merely shifting the burden of process and consequences. Labor is real. But so is pleasure real and enduring. In old/new ways, we can factor in pleasure with a heightened awareness. We can insist on delight as a virtue." —#KristaTippett, #BecomingWise
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rachelfnichols : @brulesey of course! Bought it the first day it came out
redredruby : Yes! I was thinking about how there is such freedom in delight. Thank you Krista--listening to your (audio) book.
heybrett : @aranoff 🐥
cottlemonster : @om_namaslay Book club vibes
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"The Guest House" by #Rumi This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they're a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat each guest honorably. He may be clearing you out for some new delight. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond. [Image by Stefano Corso, via Flickr]
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larartstudio : This. Thank you for sharing this goodness @onbeing !
twothirdssky : One of my all time favourite prices. Thanks for the reminder.
baileymonsour : @lucysheahan the best
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"The human soul doesn’t want to be advised or fixed or saved. It simply wants to be witnessed — to be seen, heard and companioned exactly as it is. When we make that kind of deep bow to the soul of a suffering person, our respect reinforces the soul’s healing resources, the only resources that can help the sufferer make it through." —Parker Palmer You can read this piece in its entirety at [Image by Sal, via Flickr]
marinyb : Beautiful and profound words. I look forward to Parker Palmer's blog post every week. Thank you!
mivoyage : i am in pain now...Parker soothes my soul
balanceleah : Beautiful & powerful
kategrace8 : @disawi
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Krista Tippett is on The Robcast this week! Big thanks thanks to @realrobbell for turning the microphone around on our host - it's pretty fun to hear from Krista in a new way. #KristaTippett #BecomingWise #Robcast
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d_flatt : A great interview! Now when is @realrobbell gonna be on @onbeing???
grand_fathered : What a pair up! I could hardly believe my ears hearing Krista on Robcast! thank you! Excited to read the book.
feminin_grace : My thoughts exactly @d_flatt . Looking forward to it 🙌🏾
kmtremills : Rapidly becoming my favourite Robcast ever!!! 😍💋
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"If we are going to evolve spiritually, morally, as human beings, we’re going to lean in to caring more, and loving more for one another, and honoring our connectedness, and our oneness, and resist that impulse, that fear-driven impulse to divide and label and react with punitiveness rather than care and concern." The civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander is one of the people who is waking us up to history we don't remember — and structures most of us can't fathom intending to create. She calls the punitive culture that has emerged The New Jim Crow, and is making it visible in the name of a fierce hope and belief in our collective capacity to engender the transformation to which this moment is calling. Listen at [Image by Thomas Hawk, via Flickr]
yogi_runner : Excellent interview!! Listened with my son yesterday morning.
talisman_creative : So grateful for @onbeing and @kristatippet.
andrea_pecota_white : Deeply touched by their music-wonderful interview-I love you, please & thank you
stargazer1105 : Excellent eye opening book. How we as white skinned people get past our history, past the now to the future is the challenge of our lifetimes.
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