Science and Humanity

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This is the speech of Bal Bhandari spoke during SAARC Literary Festival at Agra, India in January 2015. When a child looks at a sword without manipulated mind, he shall see just an object. For him, that sword bears neither the properties of benefit or destruction as its inherent quality. A man with his positive […]

Keep Your Heart Open to Love When Life Knocks You Down

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By Alison Crosthwait “Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible be found in us.” ~Pema Chodron I was nineteen weeks pregnant when my husband and I went for a routine ultrasound. We were to confirm that our child’s anatomy was as it should be, […]

Highs and Lows are a Part of Life (It’s Okay to Feel Down Sometimes)

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By Andrea Holt “It’s okay to not be okay.” ~Unknown I’ve been depressed before in my life; very depressed. When I was at my worst (more than once), it felt as though I was locked in a dark cave with no visible way out. Every way I turned led me to another cold rock wall […]

How Emotional Pain Can Cause Us to Act “Crazy” in Relationships

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By Brisa Pinho “We all exist in our own personal reality of craziness.” ~Alejandro Jodorowsky Most of us have heard stories of “crazy” women (and sometimes men) and psycho exes. They are our friends, boyfriend’s exes, family members, and sometimes they can even be us. Often people (including ourselves) are quick to judge these people. We […]

The groom kisses this woman in front of the bride. As she sees, she is weeping.

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After 8 years together, Kris Teen and Luke Rheault have finally come to the most beautiful day of their life. Normally at the reception there is a traditional mother-son dance. But, this defies all tradition. The groom’s mother suffers from ALS. Her atrophied muscles have chained her to a wheelchair. So Luke kneels down next […]

Studies Prove Group Meditation Can Lower Crime, Suicide, & Deaths In Surrounding Areas

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There is a lot of talk about meditation as being an essential practice to cultivate overall wellness.  But meeditation is not just a way to cope with stress and seek inner knowledge.  It literally has the potential to literally transform the world. By transform the world, I don’t just mean transform individuals who meditate.  When […]