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The Women of Seminary

I might be the first Buddhist program director at a Christian seminary. After I wrote an article in 2016 about

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Tapping Into Human Potential

It’s all socially constructed, so you have equal amounts of compassion for the person who’s being battered and the person who’s battering. You’ll never end oppression with oppression.

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Perseverance for Veterans

Elaine Wynne, the founder and president of the Veteran Resilience Project (VRP), almost gave up on the project in 2011.

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Slowdown in the Kitchen With Mary Louise

Walnut potica (pronounced “po-teet-zah”) is a Slovenian sweet dough pastry. Potica was and remains a celebratory treat served at Christmas,

  • 11/26/2019
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Putting the Healthy Into Sexuality

Montoya-Barthelemy is passionate about helping communities find a holistic approach to sexual and reproductive health. As she puts it, “Sexual health is life force.”

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Hearing in Community

Parents everywhere spring into action for their children,  but  not all parents are like Valerie Shirley, whose son’s challenges led

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Of Mirrors and Windows

“If [children] see only reflections of themselves, they will grow up with an exaggerated sense of their own importance and value in the world. A dangerous ethnocentrism.”

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Change at Turtle Bay

Walking is my therapy. I walk alone with no music or cell phone. I follow the same path that links

  • 11/26/2019
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The Storytellers of Turtle Island

As a child, I read everything from Superman comics to “Little Women,” absorbing without question whatever these writers had to

  • 10/27/2019
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Putting Thanksgiving Into Context

Every Thanksgiving, my family puts out a spirit plate for our ancestors. I have taught my children the true origins

  • 10/27/2019