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Parabola Podcast Episode 23: "Families"

Parabola Podcast Episode 23: “Families”

Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from Parabola magazine’s latest issue, “Families,” including a Hindu tale retold by Rama Devagupta and Mark Nepo’s moving essay “The Great Teacher.”

Essays

Elizabeth, by Tracy Cochran

Elizabeth, by Tracy Cochran

The summer after I graduated from college, days before I moved to New York City to launch a real adult life, I saw a ghost—an apparition, a spirit, an angel.

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Poetry

Photographs by Stephan Gersh

Three Poems, by Mark Nepo

Heavy drops, carrying more | than they can bear, fall from no- | where, bending leaves already | sagging, and one by one, | the leaves let go.

Epicycles

Kuzunoha

Kuzunoha

Kuzunoha is a popular figure in Japanese folklore

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Vincent Van Gogh, Pietà (after Eugène Delacroix). 1889. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Parabola Podcast Episode 24: “Forgiveness”

This episode of Parabola’s free monthly podcast includes editor Tracy Cochran’s wisdom about forgiveness in the new year, as well as Jenny Koralek’s retelling of the story of the crucifixion from the points of view of Elizabeth and Mary.

Parabola Podcast Episode 23: "Families"

Parabola Podcast Episode 23: “Families”

Story Editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from Parabola magazine’s latest issue, “Families,” including a Hindu tale retold by Rama Devagupta and Mark Nepo’s moving essay “The Great Teacher.”

A Holy man in meditation

Parabola Podcast, Episode 22: Gratitude

“Never underestimate the gift of exhaustion, that just for a moment you’re not thinking.” – Tracy Cochran Parabola editor Tracy Cochran leads a guided meditation at the Rubin Museum of Art, and the podcast looks […]

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Parabola Podcast, Episode 21: The Divine Child

Story editor Betsy Cornwell retells the Irish myth of Neasa the Ungentle, and looks at Patty de Llosa’s introduction to Marion Woodman’s concepts of how the conscious feminine can birth the divine child, in this episode of Parabola’s free monthly podcast.

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