Coping through Covid? Oprah plans to help

Interviews with Dr. Alan Lightman, Eckhart Tolle and Bishop T.D Jakes will stream on Oprah and Super Soul Sunday’s Facebook pages on Sunday, May 3.

OprahOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations” podcast will feature all-new interviews with Professor of Humanities at MIT Dr. Alan Lightman, spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle, and Bishop T.D. Jakes who will offer encouragement and inspiration during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Oprah’s interview with Dr. Alan Lightman will be available on the podcast Wednesday, May 6 followed by Eckhart Tolle on Wednesday, May 13, and Bishop T.D. Jakes on Wednesday, May 20. Eckhart Tolle and Bishop T.D. Jakes’ interviews will stream on Oprah and Super Soul Sunday’s Facebook pages on Sunday, May 3 beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT, and Dr. Alan Lightman’s interview will be available for streaming on Sunday, May 10 at 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT.

Lightman who is a Professor of Humanities at MIT, a physicist and a best-selling author, is one of the rare scientists who also embraces spirituality, after having a transformative experience on a boat on the ocean.  He discusses why he believes the pandemic offers us an opportunity to lead a less hurried life. He also shares why stillness is so important to our daily lives and explains how our country now has a chance to nurture what he calls its ‘inner self.’ Eckhart Tolle is a world renowned spiritual teacher and New York Times bestselling author and he will explain how the current global pandemic, which is a time of chaos and disruption, is an invitation to accept the present moment for what it is. Eckhart shares how he believes we can suffer less during the pandemic and how Covid-19 might lead us all to a new spiritual awakening. Bishop T.D. Jakes will tell us how he is using prayer and scripture and reminds us there are so many lessons to be learned during the global pandemic. He also offers advice on how to manage our fear and grief by leading with faith and reminds us that it is still possible to be joyful no matter the condition.

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