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Sri Lanka's Untold Story of Resilience
When the legendary Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne -- often called "the Gandhi of Sri Lanka" -- passed away last month at the age of 92, his enduring legacy of selfless love expanded in hearts across the globe. For over sixty years, Dr. Ariyaratne's humility and servant leadership stewarded thousands of self-sufficient villages in Sri Lanka. Working quietly and often behind the scenes, the unique non-governm... posted on May 07 2024, 1,629 reads


Sanctuaries of Silence
What might happen if we listened deeply? If we really listened? In the tranquil chorus of nature, Gordon Hempton, an acoustic ecologist, experiences silence as 'the poetics of space' and 'the presence of time undisturbed.' He provides insight into how we perceive our locations based on their unique sounds and the value of true silence in our modern noisy world. Hempton defines silence not as the a... posted on May 06 2024, 1,982 reads


Mary Ann Brussat: Everyday Sacred Renaissance
"You really can feel tremendous empathy for the people, but at the same time, compassion is something that's a little different. Compassion is where you move towards someone to see if there is a way that you can be of help. So not only do you recognize your feelings for someone, but you try to figure out, is there something here that I can do?" In this Awakin Call, Mary Ann Brussat touches upon he... posted on May 05 2024, 2,536 reads


Why Multigenerational Households are Making a Comeback
Are you aware that multigenerational living is regaining popularity? As the second decade of the 21st century concludes, we're witnessing a resurgence in multigenerational households -- a trend that has taken many researchers by surprise. The socioeconomic factors from the mid-20th century that altered the nuclear family structure now seem to revert to a pre-1950s model. The disheartening climb in... posted on May 04 2024, 1,147 reads


How Patience Can Help You Find Your Purpose
A two-year study on the search for life's purpose revealed some interesting observations around the search itself. It can "be a source of stress and anxiety, especially when it feels like everyone else has it all figured out. (Rest assured, others are likely still working it out, too!)" Their study suggests that "practicing patience may be a critical and often overlooked element of a productive an... posted on May 01 2024, 3,211 reads


Conversation with Peacemaking Mystic, Orland Bishop
“What are the questions being asked of me?” and “Why would I do something my heart is telling me not to do?” Orland Bishop addresses these two questions in his interview with Berry Liberman, spanning from his emigration to the United States to his social healing work. Bishop discusses how what is happening in the world today due to the collective unconscious reflects the un... posted on Apr 30 2024, 1,888 reads


The Scientists Learning to Speak Whale
Two research initiatives -- Cetacean Translation Initiative (CETI) and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) -- are exploring not only what it means to collect data on how  whales communicate, but to listen and understand  what they are saying. Listening to whales ends up reflecting much more about humans, than anticipated: it highlights our relationship not only to another... posted on Apr 29 2024, 952 reads


Behind One Mother's Whimsical Fairy Forest
Therese Ojibway wanted to be able to "find things" with her son, who has autism, in their walks on a local forest trail in Millburn, New Jersey. She built and placed tiny fairy homes in the nooks and crannies they could "discover" together. As time went on and she added more and more homes, it became known as the Fairy Trail and loved by locals. "She thought this was a dynamic way of getting littl... posted on Apr 28 2024, 1,594 reads


Design Behind a Ten Thousand Year Clock
Danny Hillis, a pioneer in super computing, shifted from high-speed tech to contemplating time on a larger scale. He initiated the Clock of the Long Now project, to build a clock that will last 10,000 years, to challenge how we think about our relationship with time.... posted on Apr 27 2024, 1,069 reads


Luminous Darkness: A Journey Through Suffering
Mystic-poet Lucy Grace shares her profound insights around human suffering and its transformative potential. Recalling a pivotal insight at school, the day after a frightening encounter with a gang at the age of eight, she describes, "I looked at my thumb and I said to myself, 'Lucy, don't worry, it's really hard now, but this thumb is part of your future. This thumb exists on the adult that you a... posted on Apr 26 2024, 3,204 reads


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