The great Lena Horne died yesterday at age 92, God bless her jazzy, sultry voice and perfectly pearly teeth. In memory of her, please enjoy this moving, beautiful rendition of “It’s Not Easy Being Green,” sung on Sesame Street to cheer up a rather glum Kermit the Frog.
“Green is the color of spring, and green can be cool and friendly-like….”
Fare Well, Live Fresh...and Thanks This is the post in which we say goodbye. We're both leaving our respective jobs at Beliefnet, and so it's time to step away from the blog.So, this is the post in which we say goodbye...by saying thank you. Thank you to you, the readers, for clicking and visiting and sharing the myriad w
Waking Up to Your Dreams (by Wendy Schuman) Are you a frustrated dreamer? I know I am. I often wake up with fragments of scenes echoing in my mind that seem really meaningful--but then I leap out of bed, start my morning routine, and in seconds they're gone. I want to linger in that realm and tap into the guidance and insight rising from a wi
Prayer for the Gulf from the 13 Grandmothers Because I lack an engineering degree and don't understand why we can't just stop this thing NOW with a 10-ton wad of gum or giant boulder or massive Q-tip, I'll share more spiritual wisdom from elders. This is from the beautiful, amazing International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers--they each
Fresh Morning: Worry Away the Worry "Worry is a prayer for something you don't want." - Sharon Gannon
I love that. The other day someone expressed concern about my excessive worrying habit, and I've been contemplating on it ever since. Doing my best to actually contemplate, rather than worry. I've been on a renewed Gilmore G
How Did You (or a Loved One) Heal from Cancer? In addition to co-writing this blog and working at Beliefnet full-time, I'm writing a book. It's about how I got through cancer five years ago with a combination of heavy-duty Western meds and all I knew from my personal and journalistic experience of yoga, meditation, non-religious spirituality, an
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