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UVa rape saga: what can we learn? Part 2

This is my second post on learning from the saga taking place up the street at the University of Virginia. But remember this is NOT… 1,069 more words


Learning from the UVA rape saga: part 1

UVa was chosen as the focal point of an article about rape culture that exists in universities across America. There are a number of things that should be learned. 670 more words


Mid-Day Scratching

The initial recognition of our own true self can be forever compelling. True, most move through this world not ever comprehending their true presence or shattering impermanence. 130 more words

How do you change the course of culture? a response to the rape story

Last night I heard about, found and read the college rape story that many are talking about. I have thought about it many times today and was ranting about it with friends this evening. 521 more words


A refuge from North Korea shares her story.

This is an appeal by a young woman who escaped from North Korea. Please take 9 minutes and see if you are as touched by this as I was. 11 more words


Cheap-Oil Era Tilts Geopolitical Power to U.S.

A new age of abundant and cheap energy supplies is redrawing the world’s geopolitical landscape, weakening and potentially threatening the legitimacy of some governments while enhancing the power of others. 1,617 more words

Grace of Beginning

Words to tuck in your heart…

“Though your destination is not yet clear
You can trust the promise of this opening;
Unfurl yourself into the grace of beginning… 45 more words