Resources on Parker J. Palmer

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Owning Up to My Toxic Biases Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/parker-palmer-owning-up-to-my-toxic-biases/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Fear , Hope , Love , Anger Source: On Being In this article Parker Palmer turns to his own convictions about race and white privilege. He finds there’s always room to face our hubris and find hope to do better the next time around. Lose It to Find It Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/lose-it-to-find-it Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Work , Integration , Spirituality , Identity Source: The Work of the People In this video, Parker Palmer speaks on doing the work before you do the work. We often skip the inner work that cultivates that root of inner wisdom that makes work fruitful. Happiness Is a Hard and Joyous Path Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/parker-palmer-happiness-is-a-hard-and-joyous-path/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Happiness , Aging , Mystery Source: On Being In this article, Parker Palmer says that to age with grace and humor is to be continually open to the wonder, mystery, and difficulty of our world. Includes a poem from Mary Oliver called, "Halleluiah." Standing In The Tragic Gap Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/standing-in-the-tragic-gap Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Hope , Redemption , Sin, evil , Video Source: The Work of the People This video by Parker Palmer is on observing the hard realities that surround us and holding the things we know to be possible. This creative tension and letting your heart break open is where to stand.... Perfection Will Do You In Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/parker-palmer-perfection-will-do-you-in/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Love , Humor , Perfectionism Source: On Being A monk with a "wicked sense of humor" inspires Parker Palmer to pack his bags when it comes to attaining perfection. Welcome To The Human Race Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/welcome-to-the-human-race Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Community , Weakness , Video Source: The Work of the People This video interview introduces themes of community and strength as Parker Palmer discusses his personal experience with depression and the unifying power of acknowledging our weakness in community. Laughter & Silence: The Spiritual Odd Couple Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/laughter-silence-the-spiritual-odd-couple/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Silence , Soul , Spirituality , Words Source: On Being An article by Parker Palmer using stories to illustrate how silence and laughter, can be a communion that trumps what we can achieve with words or solemnity. Habits Of The Heart Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/habits-of-the-heart Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Church , Cultures , Justice , Politics Source: The Work of the People A video interview with Parker Palmer on the living laboratory of democracy and the role of the church in society. A Friendship, A Love, A Rescue Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/a-friendship-a-love-a-rescue/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Hope , Love , Friendship , Community Source: On Being This article by Parker Palmer is about his encounter with the words and life of Trappist monk Thomas Merton, where Palmer visits Thomas Merton's views on community and wholeness. Integrating Yourself Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/integrating-yourself Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Integration , Identity , Peace , Mental health Source: The Work of the People In this video, Parker Palmer talks about wholeness. He says that wholeness is not about perfection but about embracing your brokenness and your imperfection as an integral part of life. (Length: 04:30) The Big Question: Does My Life Have Meaning? Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/the-big-question-does-my-life-have-meaning/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Meaning of Life , Life , Love Source: On Being Trying to answer the existential question of worth is inevitable, but flawed. With words from Czeslaw Milosz as his guide, Parker Palmer on the question we need not answer and the ultimate definition of love. Choosing Life Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/choosing-life Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Community , Calling/Vocation , Life , Identity Source: The Work of the People A short video featuring Parker Palmer on vocation, identity, and making life-giving decisions versus death-dealing ones. You Have No Power Over Me Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/parker-palmer-you-have-no-power-over-me/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Power , Racism , Injustice Source: On Being For Black History Month, Parker Palmer commemorates Rosa Parks’s courageous act of civil disobedience and the great change that can come from resisting one’s own diminishment. A Cruciform Way of Life Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/a-cruciform-way-of-life Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Cross , Discipleship , Christian , Racism Source: The Work of the People In this video, Parker Palmer talks about living the cruciform way of life. Using the symbolism of the cross, Palmer talks about holding the tensions of a cruciform way of life. (07:40) Risking Vulnerability in a Violent World Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/when-words-become-flesh-risking-vulnerability-in-a-violent-world/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Christmas , Love , Incarnation Source: On Being Remembering a passage from childhood Christmas services, Parker Palmer finds counsel for living an honest and genuine life. We must, he says, allow the good words we speak to become incarnate in our actions. The Story of Your Life Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/the-story-of-your-life Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer Topics: God , Religion , Light , Faith Source: The Work of the People In this video, Parker Palmer reflects on God, identity and storytelling. God gets named in so many ways as people turn the prism on the Light, and it gets refracted in variety of ways. (Length: 07:33) Heartbreak and Hope: Three Questions about Suffering Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/heartbreak-and-hope-three-questions-about-suffering/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Hope , Suffering , Kindness , Heart Source: On Being In the wake of the Paris attacks (2015), Parker Palmer highlights the importance of "wounded healers" and what we can do to let heartbreak open ourselves to suffering and the kindness necessary for social change. Moving Forward With the Impossible Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/moving-forward-with-the-impossible/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Work , Perseverance , Poverty Source: On Being In this article, Parker Palmer describes a conversation with an anti-poverty worker in order to demonstrate that the call of Christian faith is to fight seemingly impossible battles against sin and evil with perseverance. Contemplative by Catastrophe Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/contemplative-by-catastrophe/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Contemplation , Life , Suffering , Spirituality Source: On Being In this article, Parker Palmer explores how catastrophe can be a doorway to a path of spiritual contemplation. To Instruct Myself Over and Over in Joy Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/to-instruct-myself-over-and-over-in-joy/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Joy , Goodness , Discipline , Good Source: On Being This article by Parker Palmer proposes we remain open and disciplined to seeing the good and beautiful all around us, whether in people or nature, in order for us to be killed with "delight."

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