A World of Shadow and Light: “I Heard an Owl” / Closing Reflections

From Effectiveness to Faithfulness

Standing and Acting in the “Tragic Gap”

Punishment and Reward Transformed: “Stones in the River”

Never Doubt the Power of Love: “One Woman and a Shovel”

Personal and National Mythologies

Getting the News from Within

Rebuilding Democracy’s Infrastructure: Congregations

Rebuilding Democracy’s Infrastructure: Classrooms

Our Quest for Meaning and Purpose

An Appreciative Eye for Humanity: “Betty’s Diner”

Embracing Diversity

The Choreography of Democracy

Cultural Inventions to Hold Tension Creatively

A Government That Functions Like a Loom

A “Heart Disease” That Weakens Democracy: The Empty Self

A “Heart Disease” That Weakens Democracy: Consumerism

“My Farmer’s Heart”

Our Overconfidence in Rationality

Speaking Our Truth: “I Believe”

The Role of Religion

The Fifth Habit of the Heart: A Capacity to Create Community

The Fourth Habit of the Heart: A Sense of Voice and Agency

The Third Habit of the Heart: A Capacity to Hold Tension Creatively

The Second Habit of the Heart: An Appreciation of Otherness

The First Habit of the Heart: We’re All in This Together

The Prophetic Alexis de Tocqueville

Citizenship Lite Is Not Enough

The Suffering in America

Creative Tension-Holding

A Certain Relish for Confusion

Democracy: The Endless Experiment

Sharing Our Stories

Lincoln’s Melancholy

The Politics of the Brokenhearted

The Epigraph

The Dedication

Hope is Fueled by Human Connection

Reflections from the Center for Courage & Renewal’s Flourishing in Ministry Program, 2019-2022

25th Anniversary Celebration Recording

Clearness Committee in Greater Detail

A Conversation with Rick & Marcy Jackson and Parker J. Palmer

Chapter 12: The Soul of the Citizen

Chapter 11: Nonviolence in Everyday Life

Chapter 10: Standing in the Tragic Gap

Chapter 9: Inner Work Can Change the Outer World

Chapter 8: Clearness Committee

Chapter 7: Common Ground & Third Things

Chapter 6: Characteristics of a Circle of Trust

Chapter 5: Establishing Conditions for Circles of Trust

Chapter 4: Circles of Trust

Chapter 3: Journey Toward An Undivided Life

Chapter 2: The Great Divide

Chapter 1: The Primacy of Soul

A Third Thing

The Heart’s Capacity

Circles of Trust in Life

Parker Palmer on Power and Powerlessness

Five Habits of the Heart

Inner Voice / Honest Questions

Discovering Courage

What is an Undivided Life?

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