Google the “New Narrative”

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In 2011, Google invited Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh, to Silicone Valley to speak with its employees. The management team believed that an afternoon with the Zen master and his mindfulness teachings would halt rising employee disengagement; however, Hanh turned the occasion into one reminiscent of a routine day in Plum Village, including a silent …

The Call to Create – Spring, 2019

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“We are told by those who have studied the processes of nature that creativity happens at the border between chaos and order. Chaos is a prelude to creativity. We need to learn, as every artist needs to learn, to live with chaos and indeed to dance with it as we listen to it and attempt …

Spring 2019 edition Film – Articles – Poetry

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Documentary Review A couple of weeks ago, I was in the Reading Terminal market, center city Philadelphia, to buy my green stuff for the week. I decided try some watercress and add it to my falafel. That was on a Sunday. I had quite a bit of it leftover so I put close to a …

Stewards of Earth & Home Spring edition, April, 2019

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Dr. Ingrid R. G. Waldron is a sociologist and Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.  There’s Something in the Water is an academic and community-participant based study of environmental racism in the Indigenous and African-Canadian communities in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Waldron acknowledges that the environmental racism …

Winter, 2019 Poetry, Book Reviews. Articles and Cinema

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Poetry       Language by Camille T. Dungy Silence is one part of speech, the war cry of wind down a mountain pass another. A stranger’s voice echoing through lonely valleys, a lover’s voice rising so close it’s your own tongue: these are keys to cipher, the way the high hawk’s key unlocks the throat of the …