Mark Tully considers the sacrifices people have to make to become wise.
Mark Tully considers the political and religious value of confession.
Marie-Louise Muir reflects on the inevitable changes woven into the fabric of life.
John McCarthy explores the way people's senses can summon memories and emotions.
Samira Ahmed explores representations of flowers and people's relationships with them.
Mark Tully discusses the veneration accorded to the monkey in many cultures.
Poet and radio producer Pejk Malinovski reflects on the many ways we perceive ourselves.
John McCarthy reflects on the feeling of euphoria and where it comes from.
Samira Ahmed reflects on the lists people make and what they can reveal about our lives.
Mark Tully searches for new approaches to private space in an increasingly crowded world.
Mark Tully asks how we can reconcile the idea of a loving God with an angry one.
Melissa Viney reflects on people's need to express 'the song inside'.
Inspired by the late guru BKS Iyengar, Mark Tully investigates the benefits of yoga.
Samira Ahmed reaches for the far north and how it has been perceived, dreamed and desired.
Jude Rogers reflects on the transition to adulthood.
On the shortest day of the year, Mark Tully presents a celebration of the winter solstice.
Is there too much bad news? Mark Tully asks if we are all suffering from world weariness.
Psst... listen... John McCarthy considers the pleasures and perils of loose-tongued talk.
John McCarthy uses Dylan Thomas's Fern Hill to explore timelessness in childhood.
Kester Brewin reflects on our yearning to fly.
Samira Ahmed explores Durham Cathedral's enduring historical and spiritual significance.
On Remembrance Sunday, Mark Tully investigates the psychological need for commemoration.
Mark Tully debates the cultural benefits of classical music with composer James MacMillan.
The playwright Polly Stenham reflects on our need for art.
Mark Tully discusses the religious importance of metaphysical poet George Herbert.
John McCarthy explores the merits of playfulness through a series of letters.
Samira Ahmed drums her fingers and considers waiting, measuring and keeping time.
Michael Zev Gordon reflects on the idea of the persistence of memory.
Mark Tully considers the practical implications of our relationship with machines.
Mark Tully explores the relationships between grandparents and grandchildren.