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Science, Silence and the Sound of Spirit

Two Poems by Jane Hirshfield   ON THE FIFTH DAY On the fifth day the scientists who studied the rivers were forbidden to speak or to study the rivers. The scientists who studied the air were told not to speak of … Continue reading

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Keep Your Mind Open and a Firm Hold on Realty. (We are in for a bumpy ride)

  All we got to say on this proposition is this: first, you and me is as good as anybody else, and maybe a damn sight better; second, nobody ain’t got no right to take away none of our rights; … Continue reading

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More Thoughts from the Land of WTF Just Happened.

“Tomorrow we shall have to invent, once more, the reality of this world” — Octavio Paz I don’t agree with those that think leaving because of the election is a moral thing to do. It is the practical thing, and I … Continue reading

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Post Election Thoughts and Responses

1. I always feel like I don’t like labels. We label to ignore and be safe. I know people label me, but I try look beyond the labels and see what each person is saying. There are human beings behind … Continue reading

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Lighting a Fire for the Future

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” ~ William Butler Yeats I am done with filling pails. There is no joy in filling pails. Lighting fires is bright work that inspires the teacher … Continue reading

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