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Forty years ago when I was a very young artist, I moved into a 5000 square foot loft with my boyfriend. The space was completely raw, with no heat, no hot water and no electricity, but tons of matted dust […]

On the surface of the world right now there is war and violence and things seem dark. But calmly and quietly, at the same time, something else is happening underground An inner revolution is taking place and certain individuals are […]

Betsy DeVos < be ashamed! Be VERY ashamed! Dr. Maria Montessori was born in the provincial town of Ancona, Italy in 1870, the same year that it became a unified, free nation. The energy of that confluence permeated her personality, […]

The secret to living fully By Joan Chittister Being where we are—immersed in it, aware of it, alert to it—may well be the secret to living well, to living fully. It is a lesson to be learned. In a culture […]

I am. I am from and of The Mother. I am as I am. Wilfully harming none, none may question me.  As no free-growing tree serves another or requires to be served. As no lion or lamb or mouse is […]

If you have not already gobbled up the books in The Maeve Chronicles by Elizabeth Cunningham, I urge you to do so instantly. The trilogy begins with The Passion of Mary Magdalene, which is a wonderful re-envisioning of Mary Magdlene […]

Dr Susan Corso, a sister wise woman Queen from Boston publishes a weekly inspirational gem. She calls this series “Seeds.” This one struck me as being a perfect and perfectly delightful description of the sovereign Self. Seeds XII, 23 Ducklings By […]

By Diane Bader I am woman, a seeker after truth, knowledge and Wisdom One who travels secretly, inwardly, on this journey of life, One who seeks to know the Feminine, Who seeks to know the Divine. I hunger and thirst […]

The notion that fifty years of age could be considered a “halfway” mark is unprecedented. For most of human existence, life expectancy hovered at around twenty to thirty years, and it was only by 1800 that folks commonly began to […]

David Hume, the Buddha, and a search for the Eastern roots of the Western Enlightenment By Alison Gopnik. Copyright © 2015 by The Atlantic Monthly Group. All Rights Reserved In 2006, I was 50—and I was falling apart. Until then, […]