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The Luminous Life Of Lilly Aphrodite - Beatrice Colin

It’s been a while since I have done a book review, partly because of those annoying time eating exercises known as exams and partly because I was reading a book that I thought didn’t need a review. 527 more words

Books

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

“Oh, my daughter,
at times you have to fight,
but preferably
not with your fists.”
Thanhha Lai, Inside Out & Back Again

Summary:

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Chapter Books

Gunmen in Brazil caught on video shooting at Indigenous Guarani

By Rick Kearns, April 18, 2014. Source: Indian Country Today Media Network

Hired gunmen firing at Guarani in Brazil were filmed recently by the indigenous people who are continuing their struggle to regain stolen territory. 213 more words

Indigenous Peoples

Pagan Blog Project - "H" Is For Heart - Broken or Otherwise

I hold to a private spirituality that tells me each human being is my equal in ability to suffer, the grieve, to fail OR succeed, it is the Heart of my religious practice.   622 more words

Paganism & Rationalism

We are Wounded

We are the Daring,
a line of defense
at tonight’s vigil,
toes touching the edge
where candlelight meets dark.

Writing

US Special Forces struggle with record rate of suicides


Click to enlarge – “Have to trust someone to be betrayed. I never did.”

Suicides among U.S. special operations forces, including elite Navy SEALs and Army Rangers, are at record levels, a U.S.

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Culture

EAAS Biennial Conference on “America: Justice, Conflict, War” at The Hague

Between 3 and 6 April 2014, the European Association for American Studies held its biennial conference at The Hague. I was surprised to see so many conferences on war in so many different disciplines over the last few years. 762 more words

Conference