MLK faced adversities with a deep understanding about the power of love underlying all of us. Something we can all do today to make profound change in our lives and the world.
Muslims claim their religion teaches peace, harmony, love and goodness while the actions of some so-called adherents to the faith prove contrary. How can it be that on the one hand, the religion teaches good while some Muslims commit evil?
Embrace every single one of your emotions. Welcome them as a reminder of your essential humanity. And be ready to discover how completely juicy and rewarding life will be.
It was twilight in my garden when Fire first struck up a conversation with me. She was bragging about her power to rapidly recycle life, to instantly decompose dry wood to ashen dust.
Fiecare celula din corpul ma is fericit Fiecare celula din corpul ma este fericit Fiecare celula din corpul ma este fericit Pantru ca eu sunt la pace....
Speaking of dream, peace and justice, I think of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of my inspirations. The more I learn about his life, the deeper my admiration for him becomes.
In the age of digital connectivity where everyone is connected to everyone else with a push of a button, the initial reaction to a world culture festi...
Dr. King told us that peace must not only be seen as a "distant goal," but also "a means by which we arrive at that goal." This week the possibilities for what peace can accomplish as both a goal AND a means to that goal is on full display in U.S.-Iranian relations.
Often we do not take a moment and think about what really matters to us and what our contribution to the world is. Our wise old friend Socrates said "an unexamined life is not worth living." So take a few minutes, a quiet spot and ask these of yourself (warning: the answers might surprise you!):
The state of Oregon has offered us nearly two weeks of a 21st century governing challenge. One that has demonstrated a durable, resilient democracy among American citizens.
We lost a phenomenal artist this past week... and one of my greatest heroes and inspirations. I made this video a few years back, but it seemed only ...
The U.S. will still need to remain active in the region, but we will need to act with tough love, patience and restraint. Understanding our limitations and where we can have the most impact with the resources available to us will be key.
Here are five reasons to make doing what you love a priority:
In the midst of my clinical clerkships for medical school, as I sat here studying at times what feel like endless articles, as I sat here typing count...
Kindness is contagious, and it begins one person at a time. You and I can become the catalysts of a movement of kindness that is deeper and stronger than temporary movements of anger or evil. We have it within our power to contribute to a new culture which, over time, can become the prevailing culture.
I've recently discovered just how difficult it is for me to allow the people I love to be themselves without my 'expert' intervention.