TERRY TEMPEST WILLIAMS SPEAKS UP FOR NEW DIMENSIONS

I can’t say enough about the pleasure I receive to be able to sit down with so many very wise and passionate seekers of truth. They never disappoint with their gentle yet fierce look at the collective challenges we face. One such guest is Terry Tempest Williams who asks the central question for our world today, “How do we find the strength to not look away from all that is breaking our hearts?” She says this about New Dimensions: “I have to tell you every time I hear the music of New Dimensions, Icarus by Paul Winter, my heart opens,
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A Favorite Quote from a New Dimensions Guest : Terry Tempest Williams

I want to tell what the forests were like I will have to speak in a forgotten language. W.S Merwin in poem “Witness” This poem originally appeared in The Rain In The Trees (1988) “I chose W. S. Merwin’s poem called Witness for two reasons. He passed this year (2019) and he was a beloved friend and mentor of mine. I think of what he did with his own hands and the love he and Paula, his wife, shared at their home in Maui. They planted over 600 different varieties of palms. Prior to that it was a burned out,
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The Essence of Erosion and Evolution with Terry Tempest Williams

Williams asks the central question for our world today, “How do we find the strength to not look away from all that is breaking our hearts?” She looks at the elements of erosion and evolution with regards to all that is shaping the physical landscape of our nation due to climate change as well as erosion we face in democracy, science, compassion, and trust. She confesses, “I will be honest, where I wonder if I can get up in the morning but in those moments, I’m aware of the limits of my own imagination. And imagination shared, creates collaboration, and collaboration builds community
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Terry Tempest Williams Speaks Up For New Dimensions

  This month you’ll be hearing from Terry Tempest Williams. I can’t say enough about the pleasure I receive to be able to sit down with this very wise and passionate seeker of truth and protector of the Earth. She never disappoints with her gentle yet fierce look at the collective challenges we face. She asks the central question for our world today, “How do we find the strength to not look away from all that is breaking our hearts?” She says this about New Dimensions: “I have to tell you every time I hear the music of New Dimensions,
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The Meaning Of Refuge with Terry Tempest Williams

This is one woman’s story of growing up downwind of an atomic testing site in a wild, beautiful, and “virtually uninhabited” area near the Great Salt Lake in Utah. “My family were some of the virtual uninhabitants,” Williams says. In 1983, as her mother was dying of cancer, there was a catastrophic flood of the Great Salt Lake which threatened the wildlife on its flood plain. The flooding was a natural event and the nuclear testing was a by-product of technology. Both were devastating. Nine women in her family developed cancer, and seven of them are now dead. Williams has emerged from this background as
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The Heart Of The Wild with Terry Tempest Williams

Williams tells the story of her initiation by the living land when she was 7 years old. While taking a school trip she ended up alone, in the dark, in Mount Timpanogos Cave. For a brief but powerful moment she felt the beating heart of the mountain. She says, “For the rest of my life I’ve been trying to retrieve that sacred space I felt inside that mountain alone. I have been searching for that moment when you’re part of something so old, so deep, so true.” Take a tour with Williams and find the relevance of our national parks in the
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Spotlight: Back To Our Roots

In these times, with political rhetoric coming at us from all sides, it is important to take a moment and listen to our wise elders. Bill Mollison shares with us an unforgettable image about the culture of a tree. Wendell Berry is a revered poet, philosopher, and farmer whose wisdom is deeply rooted in soil. Physicist Fritjof Capra is a whole systems thinker who talks of the interconnectedness of all life. And Terry Tempest Williams always lifts our hearts as she encourages us to “Stand our ground for the places we love.” Allow yourself to be inspired by the words
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Spotlight: Nature: The Best Medicine for the Times

  Our connection with nature is the oldest form of spirituality in the world. In these troublesome times, it offers us a place to calm our spirit and renew our soul. Here are four MP3s specially selected from the New Dimensions archive that will get us out of the clanging in our heads and into the simple rhythms and sounds of nature. Exploring Nature’s Wildness In The City with Lyanda Lynn Haupt Program 3322 MP3 Download Buy here $1.99 Even in the midst of a city we can rediscover our connection with the natural world. Haupt reminds us that “we’re
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February Broadcast Schedule

The “Airing” dates below indicate when radio stations air our programs. FREE LISTENING for each program is available for two weeks following the initial air date.  Just go to our Home Page and scroll down to Free Listening.  All of these featured MP3 programs are one hour long, and are available for purchase and download. Airing February 5 – 11, 2020 Unleash Your Brain Power as You Age with Michael J. Gelb, Ph.D. Program 3429 Unlike our knees and hips, our brains improve with age. This dialogue includes: neuroplasticity, how improving our brain power can prevent Alzheimer’s and other forms of
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Coming in February

The “Airing” dates below indicate when radio stations air our programs. FREE LISTENING for each program is available for two weeks following the initial air date.  Just go to our Home Page and scroll down to Free Listening.  All of these featured MP3 programs are one hour long, and are available for purchase and download. Airing February 5 – 11, 2020 Unleash Your Brain Power as You Age with Michael J. Gelb, Ph.D. Program 3429 Unlike our knees and hips, our brains improve with age. This dialogue includes: neuroplasticity, how improving our brain power can prevent Alzheimer’s and other forms of
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