Tag Archives: Krista Tippett

Poetic Truth in a Post-Truth World

On the parkbench sleeps a tiger With a very tall old lady In his lap; she is so tall (And so noisy) that her knees Have attracted a pair of screechowls To form on them a nest that sways. –from … Continue reading

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On The Knees of Our Hearts

  When difficult things happen to you, people sometimes tell you, “I’ll pray for you.” Some people would never say such a thing because the words sound religious, and such words would associate them with a perspective they abhor. Because of the divisive … Continue reading

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Black Mold and Bravery

Black mold has invaded our apartment and is growing in the walls. For days now I’ve not slept well. First workers came and pulled off the tiles in the bathroom to fix the leaky pipe, releasing the reeking smell into … Continue reading

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