Sinopsis

Inspiring, uplifting, and educational, This I Believe features people from all walks of life sharing their core beliefs and the stories behind them.

Episodios

  • Lori Vermeulen: The Perfect Merge

    Lori Vermeulen: The Perfect Merge

    16/07/2018 Duración: 05min

    For Lori Vermeulen, a "merge" sign is more than a traffic directive in a construction zone. It’s a life philosophy based on making a choice to do what is best for the group versus what is best for the individual. More episodes at thisibelieve.org.

  • Dave Stewart: My Time and Place Among the Cows

    Dave Stewart: My Time and Place Among the Cows

    09/07/2018 Duración: 03min

    For many people, work defines the pace of their lives. That’s especially true for New England dairyman Dave Stewart. He believes his cows help him appreciate the slower rhythms of the natural world, and embrace the responsibilities of farm and family life. More This I Believe episodes at thisibelieve.org.

  • Robert Heinlein: Our Noble, Essential Decency

    Robert Heinlein: Our Noble, Essential Decency

    28/06/2018 Duración: 12min

    In spite of his successful career as a science fiction writer, Robert Heinlein's beliefs are more down to earth.  Mr. Heinlein believed in the decency of his neighbors, and the future of the human race.

  • Cheryl Dukes: A Place I Call Home

    Cheryl Dukes: A Place I Call Home

    18/06/2018 Duración: 04min

    Cheryl L. Dukes grew up in the military, and when her father received new orders, the family packed up and said goodbye quickly. Never knowing what it meant to be permanently rooted to a place, Ms. Dukes found out recently when she found the kitchen, the yellow house, and the neighbors she now calls "home." More This I Believe episodes at thisibelieve.org.

  • Ron Wooley: A Stack of Rocks

    Ron Wooley: A Stack of Rocks

    11/06/2018 Duración: 04min

    How do you memorialize someone whose ashes were spread in the ocean? Teacher Ron Woolley honors his father by stacking stones at the seashore every time he goes for a swim.  His tribute may not be permanent, but Woolley believes his love for his dad is. Listen to more This I Believe episodes at thisibelieve.org.

  • Kate Debiec: Finding My Father in a Small World

    Kate Debiec: Finding My Father in a Small World

    04/06/2018 Duración: 04min

    Kate Debiec's father had a knack for making friends with strangers quickly. After her father passed away, Ms. Debiec realized the importance of the legacy he had left her.

  • Jeff Sloan: The Best Education in the World

    Jeff Sloan: The Best Education in the World

    28/05/2018 Duración: 05min

    From the moment Jeff Sloan became a father, his priorities shifted as he felt the weight of his new responsibilities. What he didn't realize on Day One was how much he would learn about himself and about life through being a dad.  Hundreds more This I Believe episodes at thisibelieve.org.

  • Ahmad Zaki Abu Shadi: The Secrets of Life

    Ahmad Zaki Abu Shadi: The Secrets of Life

    21/05/2018 Duración: 12min

    From the 1950s This I Believe series, Egyptian-born Ahmad Zaki Abu Shadi tells how he left his homeland to gain spiritual and intellectual liberty.  The artist and scientist believed freedom was a synonym for life itself, and a precious treasure deserved by all. More 1950s and contemporaryThis I Believe programs at thisibelieve.org.

  • Scott Saalman: Swing-shift Kisses

    Scott Saalman: Swing-shift Kisses

    14/05/2018 Duración: 05min

    Scott Saalman, of Jasper, Indiana, learned much about love from observing his parents' daily kiss goodbye.

  • Julie Sellers: Passing the Baton

    Julie Sellers: Passing the Baton

    07/05/2018 Duración: 05min

    As an adoptive mother, Julie Sellers knows there is another woman somewhere in the world to whom she owes a debt of gratitude for giving her the life—and the family—she has. Explore more This I Believe programs at thisibelieve.org.

  • Kimberly Trevisani: Pieces of Me

    Kimberly Trevisani: Pieces of Me

    30/04/2018 Duración: 06min

    When a close friend was diagnosed with cancer, Kim Trevisani thought of all the little things her friend would miss while in the hospital. Today, Kim has come to appreciate the little moments of her daily routine, because those small details are what make up her life.

  • Colleen Shaddox: Jazz is the Sound of God Laughing

    Colleen Shaddox: Jazz is the Sound of God Laughing

    23/04/2018 Duración: 05min

    As a child, Colleen Shaddox loved hearing her uncle play jazz piano. Now her son is developing a love for the music that she believes unites her family even in the most troubling of times.

  • Connie Spittler: Pink Moments

    Connie Spittler: Pink Moments

    16/04/2018 Duración: 05min

    Many people revel in the beauty of a familiar landscape.  For Connie Spittler, it’s Arizona’s Catalina Mountains when the setting sun illuminates them.  Spittler believes making time to embrace nature gives her the strength to face life’s challenges.

  • John Updike: Testing the Limits of What I Know and What I Feel

    John Updike: Testing the Limits of What I Know and What I Feel

    09/04/2018 Duración: 05min

    Pulitzer Prize winning novelist John Updike explores the roots of his beliefs and finds them grounded in religious faith, the ideals of democracy and in the power of creative writing.

  • Pearl Buck: Roll Away the Stone

    Pearl Buck: Roll Away the Stone

    05/03/2018 Duración: 11min

    For Women's History Month, we listen to an essay from Edward R. Murrow's original This I Believe radio series. Even in the face of possible nuclear war, Nobel Prize-winning writer Pearl S. Buck finds her faith in humanity to be stronger than ever, and believes that cooperation can solve the world’s problems. For more This I Believe programs, please visit thisibelieve.org.

  • Ralph Bunche: Nana Lit the Beacons

    Ralph Bunche: Nana Lit the Beacons

    26/02/2018 Duración: 05min

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Ralph Bunche had a "poor and hard life," having lost both of his parents as a young child. But he was raised by his grandmother, a woman of principle, who taught Bunche the simple lessons that became the foundation of his beliefs. From Edward R. Murrow's 1950s This I Believe radio series. For more This I Believe programs, please visit thisibelieve.org

  • Walter White: All Or Nothing

    Walter White: All Or Nothing

    19/02/2018 Duración: 05min

    Long-time NAACP Executive Secretary and civil rights activist Walter White was inspired by his parents as well as Jesus and Gandhi to believe in upholding moral principals and committing to human equality. From Edward R. Murrow's 1950s radio series "This I Believe." For more 1950s This I Believe programs, please visit thisibelieve.org.

  • Louise V. Gray: What We Tried To Do

    Louise V. Gray: What We Tried To Do

    12/02/2018 Duración: 05min

    In college, playwright Louise V. Gray had a passionate romance with another young writer. Then just before their wedding, the relationship faltered and they went their separate ways.   Now years later, Gray is still grateful for that time with her lover.

  • Penn Jillette: There Is No God

    Penn Jillette: There Is No God

    25/09/2017 Duración: 05min

    As half of the magic act Penn and Teller, Penn Jillette enjoys challenging his audiences with the unconventional. In stating his personal credo, Jillette finds liberation in believing there is no God

  • Albert Einstein: An Ideal of Service to Our Fellow Man

    Albert Einstein: An Ideal of Service to Our Fellow Man

    30/04/2017 Duración: 05min

    Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein finds beauty in life's mysteries, and says the fate of mankind depends on individuals choosing public service over private gain.

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