There are certain bridges in life that we walk alone. We take each step with full knowledge that we are loved, comforted, and will be met with hugs and kisses when we reach out destination, but the journey is we walk with only Spirit.
If you had any doubts about the loyalties and efficacy of the US Congress, you need look no further than the today’s spending bill, the fourth emergency spending bill since April. Hailed as a “breath of fresh air” by Steven LaTourette (Rep-OH)), the bill
Last year, my son came home from sixth grade with a tale of some playground bullying. “And,” he said, his eyes widening, “it’s anti-bullying week!” It’s Bullying Awareness Month again, and I’ve been thinking a lot about Lisa Solod’s excellent feature we ran in
I spent this morning with a group of breastfeeding mothers and their babies. We talked about what we’re really enjoying about our babies and what we’re finding a challenge at the moment. Time and again, the mothers mentioned that they struggled with the same
By Elizabeth Holman Issue 111, March – April 2002 Being a parent today can be overwhelming and isolating. We live in a society where rugged individualism, competition, and the quest for the American dream have left many parents feeling alienated and disconnected. Extended families
By Katherine Horvath Web Exclusive About a month ago, I did something which shocked my husband and dismayed my children: I unplugged the television and told them that I didn’t want it on anymore. I was tired of the non-stop stream of commercial advertisements
Few things are more appropriate for the holiday season than pumpkin. Combine it with pecans and you have a tasty fall treat. Ingredients to make crust: 3/4 cup pecan halves 3/4 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/2
By Um Yaqoob It was 9 p.m. when the nurse wheeled me to my bed, one of six in the Omani hospital ward. After a full day of labor, I thought I would finally settle down with my sleeping newborn and get some rest.
Breathing In: Breastfeeding as a Spiritual PracticeBy Leslie DavisIssue 120, September/October 2003 The Sangha dwells in mindfulness day and night, providing the foundation for us to realize the fruit of meditation. -Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk, poet, and peacemaker Thich Nhat Hanh writes,
I picked up the book The Big Year when I went to buy bird food recently and it’s rekindled my love of bird watching. The book is about a year-long competition to see the most birds in North America and has been made into