Monthly Archives: April 2013

Draupadi And Her Daughters

Flinders (author of At The Root Of This Longing) writes, ‘Feminism had opened my eyes to a vast web of terrible connections I had been slow to recognize, and feminist spirituality had insisted that I own the anger I experienced … Continue reading

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Mr Rogers Remix–Days Of The Week

Tuesday ‘Because I fear your grasping hand calling me to the unknown of love, because I fear my emptiness, my poverty, my call to death, I fear myself, I close my hearth, I shut myself from you, my despairing brother. … Continue reading

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today is gerda lerner’s birthday

she would have been 93, but she died earlier this year. historian, author, teacher, one of the founders of the field of women’s history, she taught what is considered to be the first women’s history course in the world at … Continue reading

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why history matters

‘history is bunk’ henry ford is famous for saying, but do you know he started a museum that today covers nine acres, a history of the motor car, especially fords? it includes the bus on which rosa parks refused to … Continue reading

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what is…

what is the Black Madonna? image from wp.  pre-xn from the days of goddess-worship, tho now it is a ‘type of Marian statue or painting of mainly medieval origin (12C-15C)’ ‘According to Stephen Benko, “the Black Madonna is the ancient … Continue reading

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Seeds

‘We have met the enemy and it is us.’ At one of my lowest of the low, I realized that I could be my own worst enemy, but again I could be my own best friend. So every day I … Continue reading

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War And Prevention

Flinders (author of At The Root Of This Longing) relates a pivotal story in the Mahabharata where Princess Draupadi is treated as property, gambled away, and dragged from her chambers. The moral is ‘things can get no worse’ because her … Continue reading

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Camp Nibi

‘Elizabeth Brass Elson and friends invite all women to a Full Moon ceremony this Thursday [2013-04-25] starting at 7 pm – 9 pm.  More details can be found at this link: Anishnawbe Mushkiki Full Moon Ceremony shares traditions. You are … Continue reading

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Enclosure, When Freely Chosen, Leads To Transformation And Emergence

Love is immortal, and ubiquitous–which brings us back to Julian’s vision that god/dess is all love, and we are too. Why is that revolutionary? (48) Yet humans are mortal and not ubiquitous but particular. How can we participate in the … Continue reading

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Arctic Trek

image from greenpeace.org.

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