Tag Archives: Inspire

Orion Magazine | Eva Saulitis’s Eloquent Goodbye

by Krista Langlois Less than three weeks old, this particular revolution around the sun has already been defined by cancer. It took David Bowie first, quietly and then not. He kept his diagnosis to himself for eighteen months, and when … Continue reading

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Wild Horses

Wild, wild horses, couldn’t drag me away faith has been broken tears must be cried so let’s do some living after we die wild horses couldn’t drag me away wild wild horses we’ll ride them some day wild horses couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Silent Music of the Mind: Remembering Oliver Sacks, by Maria Popova

I was a relative latecomer to the work of Oliver Sacks (July 9, 1933–August 30, 2015), that great enchanter of storytelling who spent his life bridging science and the human spirit — partly because I was not yet born when … Continue reading

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Keeping Quiet: Sylvia Boorstein Reads Pablo Neruda’s Beautiful Ode to Silence. by Maria Popova

“Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet…” So begins Wendell Berry’s “How to Be a Poet,” tucked into which is tremendous sagacity on how to be a good human being. “The impulse to create begins… in a … Continue reading

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Wendell Berry on How to Be a Poet and a Complete Human Being | Brain Pickings

Live a three-dimensioned life; stay away from screens. Stay away from anything that obscures the place it is in. There are no unsacred places; there are only sacred places and desecrated places. via Wendell Berry on How to Be a … Continue reading

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Music Break: Sawyer Lawson, Take a Stand.

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
As always, folkies lead the way on issues of conscience, consciousness, and now, climate. This and a whole album available at http://www.sawyerlawson.com/music.

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The second half of my life will be ice breaking up on the river, rain soaking the fields

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
The second half of my life will be black to the white rind of the old and fading moon. The second half of my life will be water over the cracked floor of these…

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Moral compass not quarterly figures must dominate in business | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

When I listen to executives apparently at the top of their game, they leave me in shock. Many feel so stressed by daily pressures that their physical symptoms are alarming. They have reached the point where KPIs have become meaningless … Continue reading

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You don’t have 180 sec to watch? Yes you do. Yes you do. – Live & Learn

You don’t have 180 sec to watch? Yes you do. Yes you do. – Live & Learn. Wow. You really really do.

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A Kiwi EVenture – From the Cape to Bluff by Electric Car: Guest Blogger Deano: Pōhutukawa, Pou Whenua and Power – Wairua to Ōpōtiki

A Kiwi EVenture – From the Cape to Bluff by Electric Car: Guest Blogger Deano: Pōhutukawa, Pou Whenua and Power – Wairua to Ōpōtiki.

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