Tag Archives: Inspiring

Ayatollah’s Gift to the Baha’is Stirs Global Conversation

The ground-breaking gift of a senior Iranian cleric to the worldwide Baha’i community has begun to stir a global conversation about religious co-existence and freedom of religion. More statements of support for the actions and words of Ayatollah Abdol-Hamid Masoumi-Tehrani … Continue reading

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The San Francisco Globe

This short video is a reminder of the effects of social media on our society. By connecting online, we are disconnecting offline. via The San Francisco Globe.

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The Politics of Love – Marianne Williamson: TEDxTraverseCity 2013

Originally posted on Image As Voice:
“Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed spiritual teacher and New York Times bestselling author. Her first book, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course In Miracles, is considered a must-read…

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Clear Your Next 10 Minutes Because This Video Could Change How Happy You Are With Your Entire Week

Clear Your Next 10 Minutes Because This Video Could Change How Happy You Are With Your Entire Week. This one day that you have today

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Joanna Macy: A Wild Love for the World, by Krista Tippet

I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world. I may not complete this last one but I give myself to it. I have been circling around God, that primordial tower. I\’ve been circling for thousands … Continue reading

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The Poem That Made Sherman Alexie Want to Drop Everything and Be a Poet – Joe Fassler – The Atlantic

Joy Harjo, who’s a Creek Indian poet and a jazz musician, was once asked by a white reporter why she played the saxophone, since it’s not an Indian instrument.And she said: “It is when I play it.”If “I’m in the … Continue reading

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The Overview Effect

Forty years ago, the astronauts of Apollo 8 orbited the moon for the first time and snapped the iconic \”Blue Marble\” photographs of the earth from space. It was not only an image of stunning beauty; it represented a powerful … Continue reading

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The lonely rebel | The Liberated Way

1983 was a crisis year, Russia was paranoid about a preëmptive nuclear strike by the West, afraid in the face of claims of a new Western defensive shield called “Star Wars” claimed could knock out any missile launched against the … Continue reading

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A Philly Schools Big Bet on Non-Violence, by Jeff Deeney

A Philly Schools Big Bet on Non-Violence–by Jeff Deeney, syndicated from theatlantic.com, Oct 11, 2013In a desperately poor, dangerous part of town, Memphis Street Academy decided to ditch its metal detectors and focus on supporting students. Violence dropped by 90 … Continue reading

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Not Your Ordinary First Grade Ocean Project, by Lisa Bennett

Every year, Joan Wright-Albertini, a first-grade teacher at Park Day School in Oakland, California, transforms her classroom into a virtual rainforest, a desert, or an ocean — whatever ecosystem interests her students most. But in recent years, she has also … Continue reading

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