A common space for harmonic peacemakers
A group of devils were trying to enter the soul of a holy man who lived near Cairo; they had already tempted him with Nubian women, Egyptian food, Libyan treasure,…Continue
There was once a businessman who was sitting by the beach in a small Brazilian village.
As he sat, he saw a Brazilian fisherman rowing a small boat towards the shore having caught quite few big fish.
The businessman was impressed and asked the fisherman, “How long does it take you to catch so many fish?”
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¨Today we are faced with a challenge that calls for a shift in our thinking, so that humanity stops threatening its life-support system. We are called to assist the Earth to heal her wounds and in the process heal our own – indeed to embrace the whole of creation in all its diversity, beauty and wonder. ¨…Continue
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Art by Victor Nizovtsev
The world without spirit is a wasteland. People have the notion of saving the world by shifting things around, changing the rules and who's on top, and so forth. No, no! Any world is a valid world if it's alive. The thing to do is to…Continue
Art ~ Catrin Welz-Stein
"Everything under heaven is a sacred vessel and cannot be controlled.
Trying to control leads to ruin. Trying to grasp.. we lose.
Allow your life to unfold naturally.
Know that it too is a vessel of perfection.
Just as you breathe…
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"What if our religion was each other. If our practice was our life. If prayer, our words. What if the temple was the Earth. If forests were our church. If holy ...water--the rivers, lakes, and ocean. What if meditation was our relationships. If the teacher was life. If wisdom was self-knowledge. If love was the center of our being."
This is a memorial to the truth that real facts matter:
Over a third of Americans now don’t believe that over 6 million Jews were killled in the Holocaust, but on 2 July 1942, 82 children from Lidice -- a small village in Czechoslovakia -- were transferred to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 boys and girls were then transported to an extermination camp…Continue
* Extreme Palestinians think that I lost my mind and became a normaliser !!!
* Extreme Israeli leftist think that I am on the wrong way and suck up to Zionists
* Extreme Israeli right wingers think that I am full of hate, that I am against Israel, and that I am only
pretending when talking about peace…Continue
I had a dream tonight.
Me and Arnie himself were out in the jungle hunting for the predator. We lit a fire to attract it out of its hiding. We ran and hid a distance away were we could watch it move towards the fire.
After some few seconds, Arnold shouted to me as he took off, “run for your life its coming this way”
I happened to have a cloak which makes me invisible. I pulled it to cover my self. Poor Arnie didn't know that i had my secret weapon so he had to depend…Continue
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A man always walked past a prostitute that held a placard saying 20,000 shillings for a night on his way back home after work.
One day he decided to say some thing.
“20,000 shillings only? you peddle your body for only that? get a man and get married, you cheap slut” he said and moved on. The prostitute stayed…Continue
Lucy: Why do you think we're put here on earth Charlie Brown?
Charlie Brown: To make others happy.
Lucy: I don't think I'm making anyone very happy. Of course nobody's making ME very happy either. SOMEBODY'S NOT DOING HIS JOB!
Charlie Brown: What can you…Continue
STAND BY ME
When the night has come
And the land is dark
And the moon is the only light we see
No I won't be afraid
No I won't be afraid
Just as long as you stand, stand by…
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Song: Kat Frankie-People. Photography: Los Intocables, or The Untouchables, is a shock photography project created by the Cuban photographer and artist Erik Ravelo, to raise awareness of child protection, and about the various attacks against children through the world: sexual abuse, shootings in American…Continue
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We Refugees A poem by Benjamine Zephaniah
I come from a musical place
Where they shoot me for my song
And my brother has been tortured
By my brother in my land.
I come from a beautiful place
Where they hate my shade of skin
They don’t like the way I pray
And they ban free poetry.
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International Women's Day: Meet the grannies going to school
Every afternoon, the grandmothers of Phangane village wrap pink saris around themselves and slip abacuses…Continue
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A ROSCOMMON woman has won plaudits from across Ireland for her welcoming approach to refugees who have been reselected in the small town of…Continue
With gratitude to Peter Krones who says:
My friends, this rabbinical commentary on Leonard Cohen's final song, his life, surrender (Hineni) and the human condition is profound, heartfelt and moving. I hope you will spend time with it.
If you haven't heard the title song to his final collection, written…Continue
"Everywhere transience is plunging into the depths of Being… It is our task to imprint this temporary, perishable earth into ourselves so deeply, so painfully and passionately, that its essence can rise again, "invisibly," inside us. We are the bees of the invisible.…Continue
Dire Straits were an English rock band, formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler, David Knopfler, John Illsey and Pick Withers. This amazing song Iron Hand was released on the album On every street in 1991. It relates to the Battle of Orgreave during the UK miners' strike.
with all the clarity of dream
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