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A Better Society Is Possible…for Everyone

A country’s budget proposals are ethical and moral documents; they reflect what a society considers important. When a budget is proposed that would take what little is set aside for the most vulnerable, when it would literally take food out of poor children’s mouths to pad the bank accounts millionaires and billionaires, persons of conscience […]

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De Profundis

Yesterday I saw one of those horrifying videos of an American cop savagely beating up a woman, and another casually spraying Mace into the eyes of a terrified little girl. My inner rage-beast was instantly hooked; I inwardly snarled, “Of COURSE it’s a white cop beating up on black women and children.” Then I caught

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Vitamin D: Is the sunshine vitamin as beneficial as they say?

Whether it’s because you’re rushing from event to event, stressing about shopping or just not getting outside enough..winter is a time which seems to take a toll on our bodies.   In these times, I’ve always stressed to both my students and family to stock up on vitamins: in particular vitamin D and the Omega’s. 

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After the Hate, the Good Stuff: Counter-Demonstrations of Love

We get so bombarded by bad news all the time. Recently, films and stories out of the Middle East assaulted our senses and minds with images and narratives of outraged mobs and murder. These are serious toxins that are best dealt with through a disciplined spiritual practice. In order to transform hatred and violence into

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