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Book: The Birds Who Flew Beyond Time by Anne Baring

The Birds Who Flew Beyond Time is inspired by the great Persian poem The Conference of the Birds written by Fairid ud-Din Attar, a poet and Sufi mystic who lived in north-east Iran in the twelfth century. The central theme … Continue reading

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Anne Baring: A Website for the Recognition of the Soul

Anne Baring’s website is devoted to the affirmation of a new vision of reality and to the exploration of the deeper issues facing us at this crucial time of choice. It is well worth exploring her many essays, interviews and … Continue reading

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One Through Love

One Through Love invites you to experience Rumi’s poetry and teachings through the multi-lingual film clips on this cinematic website.

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The Hidden Hope of the World

by Michael Meade, Founder, Mosaic Multicultural Foundation – There is a second level of hope found, not by clinging to old dreams or by denying despair, but by surviving it. When life becomes darkest the eye of the soul begins … Continue reading

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Leaders Urge on Alchemy Scholars

An article about Alchemy, Inc. and the mentoring work of Kwame Scruggs in Akron, Ohio, by Jewell Gardwell.

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Greek Tragedy Mirrors Women Prisoners Lives

The women prisoners at the Homestead Correctional Institution in Florida use art and acting to soothe troubled souls through the Artspring program. By Celeste Fraser Delgado, Miami Herald, April 16, 2011 Read more>> NPR feature, aired April 8, 2011 Listen>>

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Book: Cosmosophia: Cosmology, Mysticism, and the Birth of a New Myth by Theodore Richards

“Theodore Richards is a unique and gifted social activist, one with a well nourished brain as well as a conscience. His commitment to inner city youth wounded as so many are by a culture that prefers consumption to compassion and … Continue reading

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Language keepers

by Donna Laurent Caruso. “L8dwaw8gan wji Abaznodakaw8gan” (The Language of Basket Making) is a newly available book by Jesse Bruchac with Elie Joubert and Jeanne Brink that presents a unique way to continue the revitalization of the Abenaki language. more>>

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Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of the Soul

An excerpt from the Introduction of “Fate and Destiny” The Two Agreements of the Soul” by Michael Meade

Fate, Destiny, and Genius

Fate inscribes an area or territory that we are bound to enter. Destiny involves finding a way out or a way through exactly those areas and aspects that constrain the vitality of our lives. Fate places us in specific contexts where meaning and purpose can be explored. Wherever we brush against the limits of our fate we also stand near the doors of our destiny. When we face our fate in life we also begin to move it and when fate moves destiny moves closer. Only from the ground of destiny does an individual life make sense. Taken together, fate and destiny are purpose seen from the other end of life.

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Mountains Made Alive: Native American Relationships With Sacred Land

by Emily Cousins “Non-Native Americans need not run their own sweat lodges or play at “being Indian.” They should cultivate instead the strains within their own traditions that foster a sense of the sacred earth.” This article is from the … Continue reading

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