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John Lennon

John was a simple Liverpool man right to the end. He was a chameleon, a bit of a chauvinist, but so human. In our 14 years together he never stopped…

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Added by Eva Libre on September 10, 2021 at 11:15am — No Comments

Poema: "My painting of 2020"

Manashima Duttagupta

Poema: "My painting of 2020"

Autora: Manashimaya Duttagupta

Traducido en Castellano.

Foto que acompaña al poema: "Tranquility"

I had just begun with the bright colours

Of yellow and red

My life was showered

With…

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Added by Eva Libre on August 28, 2021 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Can we do more of this....?

The Human Library

In Denmark, there are libraries where you can ′′ borrow ′′ a person instead of a book to listen to their life story for 30 minutes. The goal is to fight prejudice. Each person has a title like: ′′ unemployed ", ′′ refugee ", ′′ bipolar ", but listening to…

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Added by Eva Libre on June 2, 2021 at 12:19pm — No Comments

"Voices of the Holocaust"

Blog planned on interviews with concentration camp survivors from 1946

“Voices of the Holocaust”: The unique interviews with concentration camp survivors directly after the liberation are to be brought closer to a wider audience. The German historian Jürgen Bassfreund is planning a blog.

The unique sound archive “Voices of the Holocaust” has been accessible to the public for over ten years, but is almost unknown to…

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Added by Eva Libre on May 30, 2021 at 5:50pm — 1 Comment

Mister Finch - Secrets out Sunday!

Secrets out Sunday!

Read something great...?

Have you seen a brilliant film or exhibition..?

Found a glorious recipe or photographed something marvelous?

Have you been stitching and making or have you started a new business?

Let me know below with a few words and links.

If you would like a new…

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Added by Eva Libre on May 26, 2021 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Well

Art by Lily Seika Jones

Why, the very thought

That you thought of me

In such a way

Well,

That shall see me through my day

Poem written by Athey…

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Added by Eva Libre on May 24, 2021 at 12:30pm — No Comments

POEM to the EARTH

i have sought to love you

unworthy that i am

 

i have sat in the tall grass

looking out over water

watching a setting sun

 

and i have sought to love you

unworthy that i am

 

i have walked poetic the meadow

a red tailed hawk circled…

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Added by Eva Libre on April 22, 2021 at 2:06am — No Comments

Adam Zagajewski who wrote the poem 'Try to Praise the Mutilated World', has left us at the age of 75.

One of Poland's greatest poets, Adam Zagajewski, who wrote a poem that came to symbolize the world's sense of shock and loss after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the United States, died in Krakow on Sunday March 21, 2021, aged 75

(picture alliance / dpa / Grzegorz Jakubowski)

Adam…

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Added by Eva Libre on March 22, 2021 at 9:23pm — 1 Comment

Intent

Home : Inspirations :

Intent…

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Added by Eva Libre on January 19, 2021 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Family Karnofsky and Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong

A grandson of slaves, a boy was born in a poor neighborhood of New Orleans known as the "Back of Town." His father abandoned the family when the child was an infant. His mother became a prostitute and the boy and his sister had to live with their grandmother.

Early in life he proved to be gifted for music and with three other kids he…

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Added by Eva Libre on January 18, 2021 at 12:00am — No Comments

Raising Our Consciousness

Home : Inspirations :…

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Added by Eva Libre on January 15, 2021 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Happy New Year 2021 !

Today is the last day of year 2020.

Tomorrow we shall usher in the New Year 2021.

Wishing you all good health and always choose to be happy...

Happy New Year for 2021!

Joy, hope, peace and…

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Added by Eva Libre on December 31, 2020 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

2020 is almost gone.

i peek around the curtain

slowly & gently gazing at others in distress.

i’ve been hiding behind the curtain for years.

in my own pain.

my own hurt.

my sadness.

i hear others crying.

i smell the fear.

i see the confusion upon their faces.

i smell the regret.

i hear their…

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Added by Eva Libre on December 13, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

I wish all Jews a peaceful and bright festival of lights !

Wishing you and your family a peaceful and joy-filled holiday season !

Happy Hanukkah !

Much Metta,

Eva

Added by Eva Libre on December 10, 2020 at 9:48pm — 3 Comments

CHILDREN AT A PUPPET THEATRE, PARIS 1963.

Alfres Eisenstaedt, photographer { 6/12/1898 - 23/8/1995 }.

What is happening at that moment in the eyes, in the heart of each of these children, what is happening between them at that moment thanks to the theater, is it not essential?

Their chests rise, stretch out in the same direction, their hands, their shoulders are in communion, but…

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Added by Eva Libre on December 10, 2020 at 1:43pm — 2 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving holiday!

For those who celebrate Thanksgiving on Nov. 26th, a joyous Happy Thanksgiving holiday! And for all my friends wherever you are on the planet, this is a good time to reflect on the year and be grateful for the simple things in life, for loving kindness, and for the love and support of our beloveds - whomever they are! One world in unity. Love…

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Added by Eva Libre on November 26, 2020 at 4:30am — No Comments

Paul Celan, Corona

Corona



Aus der Hand frisst der Herbst mir sein Blatt: wir sind Freunde.

Wir schälen die Zeit aus den Nüssen und lehren sie gehn:

die Zeit kehrt zurück in die Schale.

Im Spiegel ist Sonntag,

im Traum wird geschlafen,…

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Added by Eva Libre on November 24, 2020 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

The first sign of civilization in a culture

"Years ago, anthropologist Margaret Mead was asked by a student what she considered to be the first sign of civilization in a culture. The student expected Mead to talk about fishhooks or clay pots or grinding stones.

But no. Mead said that the first sign of civilization in an ancient culture was a femur (thighbone) that had been broken…

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Added by Eva Libre on November 17, 2020 at 5:09pm — 1 Comment

It’s up to us — and especially politicians — to save our planet

DALAI LAMA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

READING TIME: 3 MINUTES

Buddha was born as his mother leaned against a tree for support. He attained enlightenment seated beneath a tree and passed away as trees stood witness overhead. If Buddha were to return to our world, he would certainly be connected to the campaign to protect…

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Added by Eva Libre on September 17, 2020 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY

When we feed our Egos, we starve our souls! The material world we live in thrives on feeding our egos and

starving our souls. That is why there is no soul in anything we do. Praying and going to temples and churches

too has become more food for the ego rather than the soul. We need to find ways to feed our souls and starve

our egos if we want our civilization to be meaningful.

Arun Gandhi

Added by Eva Libre on June 16, 2020 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

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