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The Right To an Empowering Education (The Stone Series, Part VIII)

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Black Elk, Sioux medicine man (1863-1950), once said, “Grown men can learn from very little children for the hearts of the little children are pure. Therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.” Why do many children now require medication as daily part of their education? Why do an […]

The Power of Shared Story

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This winter I had the opportunity to participate in a community development conference in Colquitt, Georgia. Joy Jinks and the people of Colquitt are revitalizing their town and economy through the arts. How are they doing this? Dr. Richard Owen Geer facilitated a Community Performance workshop at the conference during which a group of participants—most […]

Our Birthright

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In the natural world, plants and animals are driven to live in peak condition as a matter of everyday adaptation and survival. Human beings are important members of this natural world. By birthright, we too are called to live in peak condition. We are called to cooperate with the various Earth systems and other living […]

The Magic of Following Your Own Advice

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What if a vast amount of the advice that we offer to others is actually advice for ourselves? Is it possible that we use these experiences to prove the validity of our own wisdom by trying it out on various test subjects around us? What if, ironically, we miss out on much of our own wisdom because we are so busy offering it to others?

What Is The Users Guide To Being Human?

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Life is an artistic process. Whether we are aware of it or not, we sculpt ourselves with every thought, every behavior, every action. Each of us holds extraordinary creative power within, yet many of us tend to harness only a fraction of this power. As a result, our art only partly achieves its great purpose, that of bringing out the potential magnificence in ourselves, our relationships and our world…

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Unfolding Our Vast Potential

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How do you realize a dream? How do you make the most of the capacities available to you? How do you find fulfillment in contributing your best to others and the world that we share?

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