John Samuel Tieman and This I Believe

essayist John Samuel TiemanEach week we’ll hear a new This I Believe essay - today from John Samuel Tieman, a widely published essayist and poet. His latest book of poetry is “A Concise Biography of Original Sin.” Some think love comes from the mind or the heart, but Tieman believes love is in the hands - such as the hands of a cherished spouse or a talented craftsman. Tieman says we can find the sacred in the human touch.

Click here to read a transcript and to listen to the audio of his “This I Believe” essay.

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