Press "Play" in this week's "Films for Your Soul" excerpt below and experience the limitless power of glaciers so deep you can fit a skyscraper into their caverns, and mountains so high you would be the size of a pinhead next to them.
Memorial Day is a day of remembrance of those who have died in our nation's service. Regardless of what our opinions are about war, one fact remains: There are thousands of people who survive who are in great need of healing.
Stirring the soul is exactly what the artists behind the movie Sacred Earth set out to achieve: to use this incredibly powerful medium to create a film that went beyond emotional manipulation and reached the viewer's soul.
On Friday night, I land in Sierra Leone and the first important thing I do will be to gather my son Tejan in my arms and hope that this is last time he will be greeting me, instead of accompanying me, to Africa.
As I prepare to move from floor 29 to a new home built for two, I decided to package up cancer -- and seal her in a tight little box, with no room to breathe. And there she can live amongst a sea of discarded memories, in a landfill somewhere far from here.
Alone on the cliffs of Grand Manan Island overlooking the misty Bay of Fundy, I didn't feel any lonelier than I did anywhere else. I felt peaceful. I missed my husband, but now I felt his presence more clearly in my memories.
Author Diane Ackerman was on a book tour promoting "An Alchemy of Mind: The Marvel and Mystery of the Brain" when her husband, Paul West, suffered a massive stroke that radically combusted the alchemy in his own brain.
Storytelling is a two-way street. Illnesses unfold as stories, and physicians need to learn how to listen to those stories. The same is true of giving advice, for if good advice is given in the wrong way, the patient will not follow it.