HEROES: Audio and Video Resources on the Web

My Hero from The Moth
(14 minutes)
A little boy’s dreamy childhood comes to a screeching halt on a North Carolina highway.
http://themoth.org/posts/stories/my-hero

A Daily Walk Just to Listen from This I Believe
(4 minutes)
As a hospital chaplain, parent and writer, Susan Cosio often finds her life filled with responsibilities and distractions. But she believes the quiet time of a daily walk helps her stay connected to life or God.
http://thisibelieve.org/essay/23042/

The Holy Life of the Intellect
(4 minutes)
Canadian poet George Bowering says we experience the mind of an-other person when we enjoy poetry, jazz or love. He believes this vision of human intellect is the closest thing we have to the divine.
http://thisibelieve.org/essay/31760/

What makes a Hero from TED
(12 minutes)
What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature’s most interesting heroes? And what do ordinary people have in common with these literary heroes? Matthew Winkler takes us step-by-step through the crucial events that make or break a hero.
http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-a-hero-matthew-winkler

Don’t Wait to be a Hero
(15 Minutes)
Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos shares a valuable life lesson gleaned from his experience of running into a burning building to fetch a pair of shoes.
http://holykaw.alltop.com/ted-talk-dont-wait-to-be-a-hero-video

 

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