For years, the young woman had been in a relationship with a man who repeatedly told her she was fat, stupid, and lucky to have him.
The negative messages were like thorns which had punctured her skin. She knew she needed to take them out if she wanted to heal, but she didn’t have a container for the thorns or a salve for the holes in her heart and mind. So, she timidly walked through…Continue
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Today's short is a rough-cut excerpt from "Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory", a documentary by Michael Rossato-Bennett. The film demonstrates how music can transform the lives of the elderly and nursing home patients experiencing dementias.
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Title: AFTER AUSCHWITZ: A Love Story
Author: Brenda Webster
Price: $ 16.95
Format: Original Trade Paperback
Pages: 160 pages
Size: 6" x 9"
Publication Date: March 3, 2014
Promotion plans include bookstore events in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Los Angeles, New York City and…
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Do women really want a big box of expensive chocolates, a dozen red roses and a bunch of singing Gringos serenading her at the restaurant on Valentine’s day? Not really. Well, OK then, someone like me may think the Gringos were pretty fun, and generally none of us are adverse to chocolates and flowers,…Continue
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Prolific author and philosopher A.C. Grayling has published a new book, "Friendship" (Yale University Press). I've include a brief video interview YUP conducted with Grayling.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 23, 2013 at 5:28am — No Comments
Having your book published is a little like putting a message in a bottle then tossing it into the ocean.
Heal Your Self with Writing launches this week, so here goes!!! Have been doing several radio interviews organized by the publicist. The only problem is…Continue
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'Why Sir, if you have but one book with you upon a journey let it be a book of science. When you read through a book of entertainment, you know it, and it can do no more for you, but a book of science is inexhaustible'.
This quote of Samuel Johnson’s was recorded by his Scottish friend, James Boswell, in his book, Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, published in 1785, a year after Johnson’s death.
Suzanne Corkin’s new biography of Henry Molaison, the man with no memory, is a…Continue
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Please join us on Monday January 28th, 7 PM EST, as Tiferet Talk host Melissa Studdard speaks with writer, yoga instructor, psychologist, and physical therapist Judith Hanson Lasater about how to live your yoga and other vital topics.
Lasater, who has been teaching yoga since 1971 and is the president of the California Yoga Teachers’ Association, is a founder of both the…Continue
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I've posted a compelling, insightful two-video documentary in which the British actor Stephen Fry talks about his struggles with bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression).
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Sunday's Thought for the Day comes from Carl Jung.
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Magpie Tales has posted a new photo prompt today. Here's my response, a poem titled "The Measure of Your Progress":
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More notes from Self-Publishing Expo on October 22nd 2011
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The author James Hillman wrote a book a few years back entitled A Terrible Love of War. In it, he discusses the complexities and paradoxes of war in the human psyche. I was struck by how many of these same contradictions and brutalities described rape culture and the violence that exists within each of us. That which we consider relative peacetime is often anything but. This is why Hillman titles one section “War is Normal” and another “War is…Continue
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I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn't confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me. John 15:15, NLT.
For white liberals of a certain generation, the Civil Rights Movement will always be front and…Continue
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