Wise words by Lama Surya Das on dealing with life’s difficulties.
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By Devirose Ever since I can remember, I have been acutely aware of the suffering in the world, both that which is part of the fabric of life such as illness, death, and natural occurrences, and that which we create on our own through the perpetuation of our harmful beliefs and actions toward ourselves and […]
It takes great courage to be true to yourself, to go against popular opinion, or stand up for a cause. It takes great courage to face a fear. Courage does not have to be a grand feat, it can be as simple as saying no. We learn to be courageous by confronting and then working […]
If By Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you But make allowance for their doubting too, If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t […]
I am happy and proud to share a “fresh off the press” interview with one of my favorite authors. Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969. She then moved to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) with her family when she was two-years-old. After Rhodesia’s war of independence in 1980, her family moved first to Malawi and then Zambia where […]
Jane Goodall, the famous scientist who has extensively studied chimpanzees and continues to share her findings with the world, in her autobiography Reason for Hope, tells the story of how her destiny unraveled. In her twenties, without a science degree, yet a profound love for animals and the natural world, she voiced her desire to […]