Divine Love’s Tenderness

Divine Love’s Tenderness

The seashell called angel wing is delicate and exquisitely beautiful. One sometimes finds numbers of them on the shore when the tide recedes, their winsome loveliness resting gently on the sand. One wonders why they were not crushed to smithereens in the pounding of...
Our Souls in Service

Our Souls in Service

Physician and teacher Rachel Naomi Remen invites readers to a deeper commitment to soul and service: It often seems that the problems in the world are large and overwhelming and there are limits to what we can accomplish as a single person or even as a single group....
A glimmer of hope for education in Israel

A glimmer of hope for education in Israel

In one of his blessings, Pierre writes “All over the world, there are millions of people who serve in silence, who do good around them, who sow seeds of love and compassion, unheralded and infinitely modest about their achievements. However, they are the glue that...
New Year, New Opportunities

New Year, New Opportunities

Joanna Macy (b. 1929) has worked for decades to support the Great Turning, a movement towards life-sustaining cultures and economies. She writes: When a change wants to happen, it looks for people to act through. How do we know when a change wants to happen? We feel...
Rising above the confusion

Rising above the confusion

For thousands of years, humanity disposed of very limited amounts of information. Whatever understanding people had of the world came from the tribal elders, members of the extended family and other close sources of information.  How things have changed! I refer you...