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Aug 12, 2016

In “Breaking the Cultural Trance: Insight and Vision in America

Aug 01, 2016

It’s easy to react to each day’s news and events (personal and public) with raw emotion, adding to waves of anger, grief, and even calls for retribution well before the facts are in.

Jul 01, 2016

In honor of our friend, Brother David Steindl-Rast’s 90th birthday on July 12

Aug 23

"When you hear someone speak with a real love for a place or an aspect of their community, people feel that love. People feel it. And that feeling, and that kind of communication, binds people together. It reminds them that we are more similar than we are different. And that remembering is an essential part of creating any school that’s connected to the community." In this interview, architect Barry Svigals reflects on the design and construction process of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Aug 23

If you desire faith than you have faith enough. --Robert Browning

Aug 22

Because it imbues human relationships with the power of the divine, social mysticism generates great potential for change and creativity.

Aug 22

There is only one journey: going inside yourself. --Rainer Maria Rilke

Aug 21

Everyone needs some help learning who they already are. That's the root of genuine education and the task of real culture. --Michael Meade

Aug 20

Awe is the salve that will heal our eyes. --Rumi

Aug 19

"If there is one thing I have learned from this experience, it's that the human spirit is strong, and love always prevails." Fetzer's digital media specialist, Kellen Manley, shared this reflection and image from his travels across Zambia, seeing the results of a fundraising event he's been involved with over the last decade. http://fetz.us/2bzsBXO

Aug 19

Today is United Nations #WorldHumanitarianDay which gives us an opportunity to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to mobilize people to advocate for a more humane world. #ShareHumanity bit.ly/2aIYGOd

Aug 19

Learn your theories well but put them aside when you confront the mystery of the living soul. --Carl Jung

Aug 18

"Everything we do is infused with the consciousness with which we do it...It's very much about clearing our hearts of violence." It's great to see/hear this pilot KBOO Community Radio program for "The Beloved Community" series. Initial guests included author Marianne Williamson (quoted above); G. Scott Brown, co-founder of the Colorado Center for Restorative Practices; and Jenna Yokohama, Pacific Underground radio host. Listen at the link.

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Great food for thought: @rabbirami talks w/ @StephenDinan about his new book, Sacred America, Sacred World. https://t.co/eHYpi4xCPp

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Conversation starters: Download our #love, #forgiveness, #compassion conversation cards. https://t.co/2voKWRwAkL https://t.co/X1zY5XBGEO

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Incorpora más amor, perdón y compasión en tu vida. Utiliza Tarjetas de Conversación: https://t.co/YIpuJGBqiV https://t.co/Qp1uBwoqIC

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RT @Daily_Good: "Living Gandhi's Message In Inner City Oakland" by @MoonMagazine1 featuring @ONEworldcitizen https://t.co/KR8G3RZWLY https:…

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RT @AsraNomani: TY to @FetzerInstitute for publishing my "Milestones for a Spiritual Jihad" for an Islam of grace! @TheMuslimReform https:/…

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"Card-Carrying" Yoga Teacher Spreads #Love and #Forgiveness https://t.co/fVCBheMRIt https://t.co/Jz9CEPuFXP

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@AsraNomani on realizing an Islamic dream that creates progressive, inclusive, compassionate, peaceful communities. https://t.co/Bf4JGpmyoA

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RT @onbeing: "If contrariness is my / inheritance and destiny, so be it." ~Wendell Berry https://t.co/0Mv1Ms0gsf https://t.co/MPLPJ9KQYQ

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RT @PeaceJam: "If we want to reap the harvest of peace and justice in the future, we will have to sow seeds.” - Mairead Corrigan Maguire

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RT @brainpicker: “Whosoever loves much performs much… can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done!” Van Gogh's letters https…

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