Published: Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:13:52 +0000
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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:13:52 +0000Musician Bela Fleck has gained critical acclaim for moving the banjo from its traditional roots into jazz and classical genres. He believes figuring out how to do things his own may made that possible. More programs at thisibelieve.org.
Sun, 09 Apr 2017 22:00:33 +0000Psychologist Debbie Hall believes in being present with people. She says those intimate moments when we bear witness to a passage or help someone carry an emotional burden are vital in our busy world. More programs at thisibelieve.org.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:18:17 +0000The Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler believes in speaking up. She says when we name the things that make us uncomfortable or afraid, then demons are faced, silences are broken, and freedom is won.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:34:11 +0000Playwright Elise Forier Edie knows her recovery from addiction will be difficult as she battles feelings of arrogance and control, fear and helplessness. But Edie believes she has found a way to start her journey by focusing on this one moment in time.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 01:48:02 +0000In debating nature versus nurture, Gloria Steinem believes we are asking the wrong question. She says we are an unpredictable mix of both, a mix that creates endless possibilities for a better future. More programs at thisibelieve.org.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 20:59:31 +0000Despite working in one of the busiest hospital emergency rooms in New Jersey, Dr. David Adinaro believes he must make time to fulfill more than just the medical needs of his patients. He also wants to comfort them with a simple act of human kindness. More programs at thisibelieve.org,
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:46:01 +0000Tony Hawk has turned what many consider a childhood activity into a professional career. Now for Hawk, skateboarding is not only a job, it’s a means of expression and a foundation for personal belief. More programs at thisibelieve.org.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:13:30 +0000As a judge in Denver District Court, Christina Habas has a unique view on the law. As important as judges and lawyers are to the judicial process, Habas believes jurors have the most vital role. And she hopes more of us will take the job more seriously. More programs at thisibelieve.org.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 22:38:22 +0000What kind of world are we leaving younger generations? Manhattan teenager Josh Rittenberg says all parents worry about their children’s futures. But he believes he and his peers will see a better world. More programs at thisibelieve.org.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:35:53 +0000Musicologist Marian Wilson Kimber felt socially isolated when she lived in southern Mississippi – until she found a spot where she could bond with her neighbors. Now living in Iowa, Kimber yearns for a place that offers that same convivial atmosphere. More programs at thisibelieve.org.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:14:34 +0000Nobel Prize–winning chemist Roald Hoffmann believes the middle is a good place to be. It reminds the Cornell professor of the choices we can make in life and helps him see the possibility for change. More programs at thisibelieve.org
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:37:04 +0000Retired teacher Nancy Yucius believes in living life so as to have no regrets. It’s a lesson she learned from her mother and one Yucius is holding on to even more now that she is battling colon cancer. More episodes can be found at at thisibelieve.org.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:21:01 +0000Playing cards or board games has been an important part of Pamela Rothbard's life since she was a child who was allowed to stay up past bedtime and play with the adults. Now, as a parent, playing games with her own children gives her family an opportunity to do something together and share in each other's lives. More essays at thisibelieve.org.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 21:43:16 +0000In the deepest reaches of the cosmos, scientists have found sound waves they think came from the Big Bang. Episcopal priest and science teacher Kimberly Woodbury believes those waves are a siren call connecting all of us to the mysteries of the universe. More essays at thisibelieve.org.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 14:21:13 +0000Hunger isn’t always about a lack of food. As Colette Decker learned growing up, it can also be a longing for a better life. A small business owner in Montana, Decker believes we can reach our dreams by embracing our hungers with creativity and passion. More essays can be found at thisibelieve.org.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:29:04 +0000Growing up in the former Yugoslavia, lawyer Djenita Pasic enjoyed the peace of her religiously diverse country. But after the fall of communism and the outbreak of the Bosnian War, Pasic was forced to reevaluate her ideas about religion and tolerance.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:14:14 +0000Growing up in Kenya, Pius Kamau was inspired by the equality preached by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Now a surgeon in Denver, Kamau believes in caring for his patients, whatever their racial views. More essays can be found at thisibelieve.org.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:26:46 +0000When Andrew Brodsky was dating the woman he would later marry, he worried that their different religious backgrounds would be a problem. But Brodsky believes they found God in the middle ground between his Jewish faith and her Christian religion. More essays can be found at thisibelieve.org.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:04:12 +0000Therapist Robin Mize comes from a mixed family: most are conservative and some are liberal. Despite their political differences, though, they are bound by love for each other. Mize believes it’s important for all of us to be able to peaceably disagree. More essays can be found at thisibelieve.org.