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Active Hope
Shifting our world toward a life-sustaining society takes active hope. We need to counter the voices that say we're not up to the task, that we're not good enough, strong enough, or wise enough to make any difference. If we fear that the mess we're in is too awful to look at or that we won't be able to cope with the distress it brings up, we need to find a way through that fear. This piece, co-aut... posted on Mar 19 2017, 7,327 reads

 

Marjorie Maddox: Writing Across Genres
"One of my favorite lines is from the modern poet Marianne Moore. She defines poetry as both a poet being a literalist of the imagination, but a poem being something that "has imaginary gardens with real toads in them." I have to make that so believable, even though it is imaginary. It becomes a whole world in itself and it has that element of truth in it." Marjorie Maddox is a poet, author and pr... posted on Mar 18 2017, 1,726 reads

 

She Lost A Daughter. Today She Shelters 800 Girls
Outside of one home in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh, India), sits a baby's cradle, awaiting another child to be left it its bed to be given a new life. This cradle has taken in hundreds of abandoned and orphaned girls who would otherwise be left on the streets and Sarojini Agarwal, now 80 years old, is the mother to all of them. As a caregiver, educator, companion and mother, Dr Sarojini Agarwal is an i... posted on Mar 17 2017, 6,571 reads

 

Designing Companies that Are Loved
"When Scott Elias lost 80% of his hearing in kindergarten, his emotional and intuitive connection to the world went into overdrive like a sixth sense. When his hearing was surgically restored two years later, the medical miracle ignited his passion for music and science which he channeled into his wildly successful 30+ year career as the CEO of the worlds largest and most-awarded audio communicati... posted on Mar 16 2017, 3,553 reads

 

How Behavioral Science Helps Tackle Big Issues
Over the past several decades, behavioral science researchers have uncovered a wealth of fascinating insights into the human mind. But much of this study has been confined to laboratories and academia. Alissa Fishbane is bucking that trend by applying the lessons from behavioral science to the social sector. As managing director of ideas24, her team advises governments and nonprofits about how to ... posted on Mar 15 2017, 5,123 reads

 

When Kids Say Thanks
When a child shows or feels gratitude, how does it affect other areas of his or her life over time? How best could we bring this practice into schools? What techniques in which settings produce the best results? Inspired by an act of kindness received while recovering from a childhood illness, Giacomo Bono has been studying the answers to these questions and more, adding to a growing body of resea... posted on Mar 14 2017, 5,044 reads

 

Do Not Lose Heart: We Were Made For These Times
There are times when living for today is exactly what we need to do, and there other times when we will only prevail if we take the long view of life on this Earth and stop measuring our success by the problems we solve each day. For this reason, Clarissa Pinkola Estes exhorts us to embrace the moment we are in with all of its fear, uncertainty, and turmoil. She says, "I too have felt despair many... posted on Mar 13 2017, 25,148 reads

 

Should You Live for Your Eulogy or Your Resume?
Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a resume; and the self who seeks connection, community, and love -- the values that make for a great eulogy. In this short talk, Brooks asks: Can we balance these two selves? ... posted on Mar 12 2017, 14,497 reads

 

Shai Reshef: The Man Educating the World
After his retirement, educational entrepreneur Shai Reshef felt nagging questions: "What if everyone could go to university? What if education was a human right?" He "set about bringing together volunteer tutors, low-tech open-source software and the internet to create the world's first tuition-free online, accredited university....Today University of the People (UoPeople) has enrolled students fr... posted on Mar 11 2017, 6,526 reads

 

A Call to Revolutionary Love
Valarie Kaur has lived the radical lessons of love that she shares as "an American interfaith leader, lawyer, filmmaker, Sikh activist, and founder of The Revolutionary Love Project based at the University of Southern California." She knows the sting of losing friends as a child because of her religion. She knows the trauma of losing a beloved family friend who was killed in a hate-crime in the af... posted on Mar 10 2017, 8,392 reads

 

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