Spotlight: Robert Bly – An Irreverent Storyteller

  Using truth as expressed in both poetry and fairytales, master poet and word-weaver Robert Bly illuminates inspiring possibilities for a culture caught in an adolescent phase of development. He shines a light on shame, divine imagination, creativity, parenting, siblings, and more. Be delighted by the timeless wisdom in these four MP3s specially selected from the New Dimensions program archive. William Blake and Beyond  with Robert Bly Program 1854 MP3 Download Buy here $1.99 In this discussion, master poet and word-weaver Robert Bly opens windows into William Blake’s mythic world, sharing with us some of Blake’s poetry as well as
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New Dimensions is Food for the Soul

The New Dimensions Team is so grateful for your participation with us in what Joanna Macy calls “The Great Turning.” By listening to New Dimensions, you are feeding yourself positive images and are reinforcing “active hope” for the future. Macy says of these deep dialogues, “New Dimensions is essential to our coming to our senses in this global moment when we’re destroying life on earth and yet, at the same time, there’s so many opportunities to take part in the healing of our world. New Dimensions brings us back to our sanity and to the developments, clears our eyes for
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Living With Less Fear with Dean Sluyter

Free Listening Through June 26, 2018: Keep listening while you browse! Click on the Pop out player button, above on the right. As life unfolds, we all experience many successes as well as challenges. Sluyter warns us that “we get distracted by the good and the bad shiny objects. We get caught up in stuff and then we come to define our lives in terms of how things work out.” He reminds us of what it is that we can truly rely on, the place of perfect delicious silence, which is actually what we are at our deepest core. He gives an
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Books by Michael Toms and Justine Willis Toms

These books were authored by New Dimensions Radio co-founders, Michael Toms and Justine Willis Toms.         Small Pleasures: Finding Grace in a Chaotic World by Justine Toms Published: September 3, 2008 ISBN-10: 1571745866 ISBN-13: 978-1571745866 Buy on Amazon This collection of forty-nine short meditative essays helps readers to turn aside from their chaotic lives for a while to experience grace and possibility in the small, critically important things in life. Author Justine Toms divides the book into five sections, each with essays that draw upon her many connections and her wealth of experiences. Read more >> True Work:
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Spotlight: Situation Fluid: Why Be Optimistic About the Future

The late radio personality Studs Terkel described our cultural status in the 1980’s as “situation fluid.” This could also be a good description of where we are now. Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University, Deborah Tannen says, “The argument culture encourages us to distort facts, waste time and limit our thinking. It keeps us in an adversarial frame of mind, all the time.” Yet Tannen is optimistic that we can find new ways to approach the world, and a turning point may be right around the corner. Download these four programs specially selected from the New Dimensions Archive and be inspired
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Does Your Checkbook Reflect Your Values?

Lynn Twist, cofounder of Pachamama Alliance, author of The Soul of Money, and guest on New Dimensions, says that money is like water. When it flows it purifies and grows things but when it slows down it becomes stagnant. Twist challenges us to have our check book reflect who we are because, in our society, money is the voice of our commitment. She says it is an outward demonstration of what we value and she encourages us to allocate our money to our highest commitments and invest in a sustainable world. When she last was a guest on New Dimensions
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Adulthood II: A Whole New Stage In The Life Cycle with Mary Catherine Bateson, Ph.D.

Free Listening Through June 19, 2018: Keep listening while you browse! Click on the Pop out player button, above on the right. People are living longer but this new longevity is not equivalent to an extension of old age or years added on at the end of life. Children have left home and many are facing retirement, but are not ready to spend this time on the golf course, or playing endless hands of bridge. There is the possibility of opening up to a second and different kind of adulthood. This stage is endowed with wisdom, health, and energy. As
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Does Your Station Broadcast New Dimensions?

New Dimensions is the longest running, most successful independently produced radio interview program on public radio! If your local station does not broadcast New Dimensions: ► Please contact them and ask them to add New Dimensions to their program schedule. Your voice makes a difference to your local station! If they do: ► Please let them know that you appreciate it. When you donate to your station during a fund drive, let them know you are donating because they are carrying New Dimensions. Together we are changing the world for the better! » See our list of stations » Find a
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Support Deep Dialogues for a Better World

In a recent conversation a New Dimensions guest had this to say about the depth and breadth New Dimensions provides to the public dialogue. “I value the level of dialogue that is possible here on New Dimensions because Justine takes so seriously the depth of the message that needs to come forward and spends time studying and understanding my ideas. She combines her preparation for the interview with a depth of listening in a way that brings forward an intelligence of questions and a quality of awareness to evoke from me the wisdom that I’m here to share. That is
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