Mindfulness practices of breathing, focusing, watching one's emotions, and managing our ego aren't complicated. These simple
There is nothing more important that I can imagine doing than growing as old as I get to be with the people I love around me.
Students argue that Gandhi made comments that were racist about Africans and that statues on the Accra campus should be of African heroes.
Social justice is central for Hershaft, a holocaust survivor. His activism has been shaped by two Singers -- Princeton philosopher
Martin Luther King, Jr. said that "the arc of history is long, but it bends toward justice." But he didn't say who is responsible for bending it and how to make it bend.
Evan Mawarire's viral video inspired the largest protests against the 92-year-old autocrat in a decade.
The setting: beautiful Stowe, Vermont; where rivers and maple syrup flow. Stowe is home to the famous Von Trapp singers and home of Anita, my mother.
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I know it like the back of my hand, my Turkish airport, the Istanbul airport. When I pass through a place often enough, when I do so bleary eyed and happy to be there, it becomes my place in the world, as in a dream. I sleep on its floors, in crevices that I find, in between flights to Gaziantep to visit my beleaguered Syrian friends who have I have worked with and loved for so many years.
To end our night, we headed to Marine Drive and enjoyed a pleasant walk along the strip. The city was brightly shining with
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If every person took responsibility and raised our vibrations to inner acceptance, our families, communities and the government would mirror this back to us. Change begins when we heal ourselves first.
Your legacy has to be reconciliation, in which you see unity as the highest spiritual principle for humankind; that you see no other way out of the mess we've made of society and this planet other than to align with a transcendent principle that calls us to come together as a collective species.
"Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble" sang the witches of Macbeth, but what is the mantra of the
A Weekend With The Family plays like an African-American version of Meet The Parents with just as many, if not more, laughs. In the film, Whang plays Sue Clancy, a traditional Korean-born woman married to a black man named John (Dorien Wilson).
As I close my eyes, my memories wander. If by chance the bus has empty seats, the guests seat themselves. They look out of
During her session, she asked me to focus on one of her sons whose behavior reflected a strong reaction to her diagnosis
At the risk of seeming mad, at the risk of failing, we must never stop seeking, "in a world suddenly too small for existing cosmologies, a reality large enough to contain what we have seen"...
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After seven decades of largely violent conflict, the Palestinian people must now come to the conclusion, if they have not already, that violence against the Israelis is counterproductive and only plays into the hands of the extreme right and weakens moderate Israelis.
The truth is that being in service is a gift always available to each of us. When we look for accounts of it, we get to witness it wherever we go, because we are the source of it. It goes where we go because we embody such qualities.