Monthly Archives: April 2012

Choose Hope Over Despair in Uncertain Times

Where we can find hidden and rich treasure is in the place of darkness, according to John O’Donohue, the late Irish author, philosopher and theologian in his soul-filled book Anam Cara. In other words, we need not be afraid of … Continue reading

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Rescuing Ladybugs in a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

A NASA space shuttle sent four ladybugs and some aphids into outer space in 1999. The ladybugs were named after The Beatles – John, Paul, Ringo and George. I’m not kidding. Who knew? I can think of a few members … Continue reading

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Roberto Assagioli’s Quest to Understand the Soul

The most glorious and uplifting experiences of my life have presented themselves in unfamiliar surroundings. One such memorable experience occurred during the many days that I spent researching the personal archives of Roberto Assagioli in Florence, Italy, at Casa Assagioli. … Continue reading

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The Environmental Legacy of Wangari Maathai

In my years spanning two graduate degrees through the 1990s, among the foremost, lasting impressions is the tenacity, graciousness – and commitment to the larger good – that African students brought to their studies and also to their interactions with … Continue reading

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