Really Human

Dr. Sunitha Krishnan has dedicated her life to rescuing women and children from sex slavery.  She and her organisation – Prajwala – have rescued and helped to educate, train and reintegrate thousands of victims of this form of slavery.  She is an inspiring, forceful and committed individual and she has…

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Joy Gives Us Wings

Joy gives us wings! In times of joy our strength is more vital, our intellect keener, and our understanding less clouded. We seem better able to cope with the world and to find our sphere of usefulness. (1) _______________________________________________________________________ (1) Paris Talks, ‘Abdu’l-Baháp.184 Related articles http://granbee.wordpress.com/2011/11/24/eighth-week-wednesday-tiny-quiet-moments-hook-together-for-long-chains-of-peace/ Ode To Joy (paramitapath.wordpress.com) Joy…

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Justice

What is justice? It’s a hard concept to pin down and even harder to put into effect. But most definitely worth pursuing. When we live without justice we also live without – Peace Hope Happiness Well-being Progress There really isn’t an easy formula for justice, even within our legal systems.…

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A Radiant Heart

A radiant heart is a wonderful thing. It simply makes everything seem better when we are the recipients of purity and kindness from a radiant heart. Roots of Empathy is an anti-bullying programme that was begun by Mary Gordon, in Toronto, Canada in 1996. Since its inception, Roots of Empathy…

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True

What does it mean to be true? Definitions of ‘true’ include – In accordance with fact or reality. Accurate or exact.(1) So, does that mean being ‘true’ is simply a frills-free declaration of every whimsical thought that flits through my head? ‘That makes her look fat’, ‘What a dumb thing…

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All Together Now

Reciprocity is more than just simple give and take – it’s about co-creating environments and conditions that work for all involved. There are many examples of reciprocity in nature – take the hermit crab and the anemone, for example. The hermit crab lives in vacated shells of whelks or other…

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Not Splitting Hairs

It’s not splitting hairs to say that actions speak louder than words. Or that talk is cheap, Or even free. The only currency that you can really bank on Is action. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Photograph – Rockport’s Barbershop 02/1973 – Photographer: Parks, Deborah Persistent URL: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=548244 Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division…

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