Pure of heart
Eight-year-old Gabi Mann has been feeding crows in her family's Seattle backyard garden for about four years now. It started as an accident:
The evolving story of my meditation practice begins, more or less, with a story about yoga.
Late in 2013, I began a daily hatha yoga practice to control stress and to increase personal stamina ...
Thirty-five years ago, I was cleaning a bathtub in my apartment in New York when I slipped and tore the bejeebus out of my right shoulder. Over the next couple of years, it dislocated more and more. ...
Andrew J. Bacevich is a professor of history and international relations at Boston University. A graduate of the US Military Academy, he received his PhD in American diplomatic history from ...
Mr. Emmet and I watch a lot of local news. I think it’s a Zen thing. There’s a comforting familiarity, a seamless sameness, to it. There’s a daily checklist:
* Five second mention of ...
At Waging Nonviolence, Brock McIntosh writes As a veteran, I see ‘American Sniper’ as dangerous, but not for the reasons you’d think . An excerpt:
After watching ...
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is preparing his presidential run, which is to say roaming the country attempting to lock up big donors, since all the nonsense about policies and positions and why ...
My beautiful wife, Mary Nir, was an extraordinary soul. She was the kindest person I ever knew. She had a wickedly off-beat sense of humor. There was no one she wouldn't stop to help. If you knew ...
A number of very good pieces on why the movie is so bad--
Chris Hedges calls it as it is :
“American Sniper” lionizes the most despicable aspects of U.S. society—the gun culture, the blind ...