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Navratri 2014: A Hindu Celebration Of The Mother Goddess

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.25.2014 | Religion

Navratri is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin. In 2014, Navratri starts on September 25 and lasts until October 3. Durga Puja celebration...

7 Sacred Mothers To Celebrate Mother's Day

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.09.2014 | Religion

Mother's Day offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate mother goddesses and sacred mothers from different faiths. These holy and divine figures capt...

Remembering Kitty Genovese

Peter Occhiogrosso | Posted 03.09.2013 | Crime
Peter Occhiogrosso

The Genovese story left me and many other New Yorkers with troubling questions. How would I react to a similar situation, especially one in which the actual level of danger -- to the possible victim or to myself for intervening -- were unclear?

A History Of The Female Sun

Donna Henes | Posted 08.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

In archaic times, people perceived the sun, in its shining prime and glory, the giver of heat and light and life, to be the effulgent force of the female.

The Winter Solstice: The Sun Is Born!

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

That the world started with the sacred spark of creative potential contained within the primordial womb, is one of humanity's oldest concepts.

Mother to Mother: A Bilingual, Interfaith Funeral

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth Cunningham

Underneath the red tree, where the last of Roberto's body had been returned to the mother by his mother, Sister Maria poured water over Luisa's upraised hands, murmuring prayers that needed no translation.

Women and Self-Confidence

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Whether I am talking to a CEO, an accomplished writer, a stay-at-home mom, or a woman juggling a variety of different roles, many women report a lack of their own self-worth.