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The Power of Taking a Stand

“The power of taking a stand centers us in something larger than our own life starring us. We start to realize that we have been “given” life and that it’s a gift.

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Muse-Worthy Quotations

Discovery: intro

“The colossal vitality of his illusion” – this phrase has always stood out to me in my favorite book since 8th grade, ‘The Great Gatsby.’ It’s becoming more and more clear to me – the colossal vitality of OUR illusion. 655 more words


"Wrong Way" Need Not Apply

If you are starting something new as I currently am, you may find yourself running into obstacles you could not have easily anticipated beforehand. And some of those obstacles may prove to be downright discouraging. 621 more words


Who Am I? Who Are You?

What Kind Of A Being Is A Human Being?

There are so many lenses through which you/i can look at this question and answer it: 724 more words


Funding interfaith projects is a difficult challenge

“Relishing fundraising may be the rarest character trait of all among faith-based and interfaith leadership groups.” So writes the Rev. Paul Chaffee in his editorial introduction to the most recent issue of “ 318 more words


Mentality of Scarcity

From writer and speaker Lynne Twist: “For me, and for many of us, our first waking thought of the day is ‘I didn’t get enough sleep.’ The next one is ‘I don’t have enough time.’ Whether true or not, that thought of not enough occurs to us automatically before we even think to question or examine it. 515 more words

Being Human

Leading Edge 2014 Day 3: Healing the Soul Wounds of Racial and Economic Injustice

Hello friends, 

Today’s conference started with a good dose of gratitude.  After a fitful sleep in a hostel with paper-thin walls and a half-hour detour on my walk to the conference (I confused 7th Avenue and 7th Street), I graciously caught the second half of… 877 more words