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Lessons from Paul on Embracing Your Identity

What comes to your mind when you think of the apostle Paul? I see a man in a robe. I see a man with a beard. 633 more words


Monday music: Garifuna

Last week I had a housewarming party, & this post is a big thank you to a friend who couldn’t make it due to the flu, but sent me a CD. 555 more words


God in the mix. Or not.

A few weeks ago, for work, I attended a forum on HIV for religious leaders. I am not a religious leader, I was just there to observe & report, but it did get me thinking about faith, and I realised that I have rarely blogged about the place of religion in our bicultural family life. 1,183 more words


The Peace in the Conflict

The latest news articles of Palestine seem to only focus on the Palestine/Israel peace talks. Indeed the two words almost seem synonymous. Yet what is rarely seem in the media is the ‘good’ aspects of the Palestine/Israel relationship. 211 more words

Monday Music: Redressing the balance #4 - the here & now

Concluding my series on female vocalists this week, one song. Fatoumata Diawara, singing in the Wassoulou tradition I wrote about in last week’s Monday Music. 388 more words


Libros Latin@s: The Tooth Fairy Meets El Ratón Pérez

By Lila Quintero Weaver  

DESCRIPTION FROM RANDOM HOUSE: The Tooth Fairy has some competition. Meet El Ratón Pérez, the charming and adventurous mouse who collects children’s teeth in Spain and Latin America. 583 more words

Latin@ Literature

Created Cuisines

When I was about 9 years old, my mother decided to take me to a psychologist.  Trips to go “talk to someone” were not uncommon for me, and mental health professionals seemed to be a constant throughout most of my life.  2,445 more words