We gave our readers a one-word writing prompt: “dirt.”
Life of Faith
There's no perfect way to atone, but humility is a good start.
Nadhe is a longing and a hope, a heaven and a solid place on earth.
The psychologist’s new project makes explicit the moral imperative that has animated her work for decades.
Sunita Puri’s memoir models the kind of compassion and wisdom she brings to her patients.
The roller coaster, the marathon, and the deep end
3 reasons the warfare metaphor is problematic
Most of us don’t fear death so much as the process leading up to it.
We drank wine, danced with abandon, and caught a glimpse of grace.
She was a staunch observer of sabbath. It took her death for me to appreciate why.
My favorite is a 100-year-old male cottonwood. I call him Grandfather.
We gave our readers a one-word writing prompt: “promise.”
Confined by illness, the feminist literary scholar dove into the complete works of V.S. Naipaul and Paul Theroux.
Bone-deep generosity has nothing to do with means and everything to do with desire.
Alan Lightman asks great questions about science and religion. His answers are sometimes frustrating.