This I Believe: Life Lessons
Broadcast weekly on Bob Edwards’ SiriusXM Satellite Radio and public radio shows, This I Believe features the voices, personal experiences, and profound insights of students, educators, politicians, artists, executives, the struggling and the successful. These diverse, engaging essays are valuable lessons for those just starting out or anyone dealing with life’s challenges. Whether penned by the famous or the previously unknown, they reveal the American spirit at its best.
“Our Vulnerability Is Our Strength” by Colin Bates, who cares for people with disabilities
“The Art of Being a Neighbor” by Eve Birch, who was once homeless
“A Taste of Success” by Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone
“Listening Is Powerful Medicine” by Dr. Alicia Conill, who learned an important lesson from an elderly patient
“Inviting the World to Dinner” by Jim Haynes, who has welcomed strangers into his home each week for 30 years
“Finding Our Common Ground” by Robin Mize, a liberal from a conservative family
“To Hear Your Inner Voice” by Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jerseyand many more.