Fierce Hope

Fierce Hope

      My inbox is filled with messages about marches, petitions, and other calls to action. My social media feeds seem to be 90%hposts about our dangerous new political realities. Conversations, no matter the topic, often lead to discussions of...

Do What You Can

Mark Ruffalo has some humorous and kind words for activists and allies who may be feeling overwhelmed or be losing hope. Do what you can. Do just one thing. We make an incredibly powerful whole. Set your intention on the way you want the world to be. Live your life in...
Something Better is Always Possible

Something Better is Always Possible

In her final speech as first lady, Michelle Obama gives a strong, loving and heartfelt message of hope.  She speaks to young people, and to all of us. The hope she speaks of is not about platitudes or false assurances that everything will be ok. It is about facing...
Hope and Possibility

Hope and Possibility

What if everything we’ve been told about human nature is wrong, and we’re actually very generous, communitarian, altruistic beings who are distorted by the system we are in but not made happy by it? What if we could actually be better people in a better...
As a Human Being

As a Human Being

Krista Tippett, broadcaster, author and host of On Being is our first visionary influencer. Connect with her on Twitter at @KristaTippet. She launches Quest2017 with this prompt: What is your vocation, your sense of calling as a human being at this point in your life,...