Monthly Archives: November 2014

Gate A-4

Gate A-4 By Naomi Shihab Nye: Wandering around the Albuquerque Airport Terminal, after learning my flight had been delayed four hours, I heard an announcement: “If anyone in the vicinity of Gate A-4 understands any Arabic, please come to the gate…

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Pico Iyer on What Leonard Cohen Teaches Us about the Art of Stillness | Brain Pickings

It takes courage, of course, to step out of the fray, as it takes courage to do anything that’s necessary, whether tending to a loved one on her deathbed or turning away from that sugarcoated doughnut. The Art of Stillness, … Continue reading

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And coffee, for one who knows it as I do, means making it with your own hands and not having it come to you on a tray, because the bringer of the tray is also the bearer of talk, and…

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Wisdom in the Age of Information , by Maria Popova

A great storyteller — whether a journalist or editor or filmmaker or curator — helps people figure out not only what matters in the world, but also why it matters. A great storyteller dances up the ladder of understanding, from … Continue reading

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The Elusive Art of Inner Wholeness and How to Stop Hiding Our Souls | Brain Pickings

Afraid that our inner light will be extinguished or our inner darkness exposed, we hide our true identities from each other. In the process, we become separated from our own souls. We end up living divided lives, so far removed … Continue reading

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Decolonizing the Mind: Healing Through Neurodecolonization and Mindfulness

Originally posted on Unsettling America:
A Talk by Dr. Michael Yellow Bird Author, educator, medical social worker and citizen of the Arikara (Sahnish) and Hidatsa Nations in North Dakota, Michael Yellow Bird, MSW, Ph.D. works with indigenous communities, teaching about…

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