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The language of circles

Hallo lovelies

It’s late but I still want to say Hallooooo, and express my gratitudes for the day.

With all these people chucking freezing buckets of water over their heads for a good cause, my first gratitude has to be for clean running water. 859 more words

Inspiration- Joy Harjo

Good Morning Sistahs! Native American poet Joy Harjo’s words speak life into the movement today. Gifting as a movement means gifting as a lifestyle. As we all act as parsalas to one another, let us not forget that “doing the work” on self is vital to realizing our full capacity as givers, gifters, and receivers. 65 more words

Split in Two: between Gifts and Blind Fury

 “Man is literally split in two: he has an awareness of his own splendid uniqueness in that he sticks out of nature with a towering majesty, and yet he goes back into the ground a few feet in order blindly and dumbly to rot and disappear forever.” ~ Ernest Becker, 

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“Send them back! Send them back!” So shout the stony-hearted xenophobes in response to the unprecedented wave of Central American children entering the United States without documentation. 771 more words

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