Enoch Wood Perry, 1872, Talking It Over, Met Museum
Meaning, Mind

What Are You Saying?

Paying attention to what we say allows us to gain insight and promote change through our speech. With quotes from Heschel, Orwell & Eadie.

Walter Firle, 1929, The Fairy Tale
Meaning, Mind

Don’t Like Reading? Do It Anyway

Why should we read, even if we don’t particularly like it? Similar to physical exercise, reading is useful and necessary because of what it gives us and what it takes for us to participate. With quotes from Voltaire, Johnson & more

Honoré Daumie, 2nd third of 19th century, The Painter
Meaning, Mind

Creativity for the Cautious

Creativity isn’t something everyone engages with; usually because we’re afraid of doing it wrong. With quotes from Carter, Nietzsche & more.

Albrecht Dürer, 1508, Praying Hands
Meaning, Mind

A Prayer from the Unresolved

If you aren’t certain of God’s existence, or what God even means, what would bring you to pray? With quotes from Dostoevsky, Coleridge & Duffy.

Konstantin Flavitsky, 1864, Princess Tarakanova
Meaning, Mind

The Day Begins in Silence

When we carry painful thoughts, a moment in silence can be a moment in hell. Can we tolerate sitting with stillness? Quotes from Seneca, Steinbeck & Eliot.