MindBodyGreen, 5 Ways We have in common with Dalai Lama

I've always been drawn to the Dalai Lama. I love his endearing persona and his wide, beaming smile. I have the utmost respect for His Holiness as a spiritual teacher — I used to revere him as an enlightened deity that resided in a realm well beyond my reach, as if he were God-like. But when I stumbled across his autobiography The Path to Freedom, I've had some revelations about His Holiness, that surprised, amused and even inspired me. The Dalai Lama is not the perfect superhuman entity I … [Read more...]

“See Them” – A New Message From VERONICA‏

See Them "In physical life it is very easy to become lost in one's own thoughts and perceptions. Most of you have an awareness of how important connection to others may be. Some allow the distance they feel to become how the define themselves. Your culture calls them by many names. Most of them are not very flattering. We suggest expanding your vision to include those who may be withdrawing from connection. Often it begins in childhood by not being capable of interacting with others due … [Read more...]

Dr. Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.   "expanding perception ..."   This is one of the best TED Talks I’ve seen. Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, … [Read more...]

Baby Steps – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a condition where an individual, who has suffered a traumatic experience, continues to suffer from anxiety and fear as a result of the trauma they endured. The first step in recovery from PTSD is recognize it and be willing to do the work it takes to recover from it. Recovery is the ability to recall the events without any other cognitive, emotional or behavioral effects. A lot of patients have a dual diagnosis of post trauma stress disorder and substance … [Read more...]

Victims Without a Voice – 18 month old dies from RAPE – Take Action!

- Fighting child sexual abuse - "18-month old baby boy died of internal damage after being raped" "I am not sure which of the following story is more painful; the pain of the children without a voice OR the spiritual condition of the souls inside these perpetrators, brutally pillaging INNOCENCE. WHAT compels a grown man to violently hurt a child let alone penetrate and violate through RAPE?" KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 2012 – A nine-year old boy was systematically raped by his … [Read more...]

Ness: A Mother’s Story

  Ness: A Mother's Story A brief history. ...    I divorced a few years ago now, my husband was an alcoholic gambler.   "We had two beautiful daughters who are now 18 and 21. The eldest went off to university and returned 3 years later with an honours degree. The youngest (being most like her father) hated me for divorcing her dad and chose to live with him. Four years on, she has finally seen the light that her father stands in, for what it is...but this isn't a story about him...it's about … [Read more...]

Ness: A Mother's Story

  Ness: A Mother's Story A brief history. ...    I divorced a few years ago now, my husband was an alcoholic gambler.   "We had two beautiful daughters who are now 18 and 21. The eldest went off to university and returned 3 years later with an honours degree. The youngest (being most like her father) hated me for divorcing her dad and chose to live with him. Four years on, she has finally seen the light that her father stands in, for what it is...but this isn't a story about him...it's about … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Elder Abuse

    ADELE BUTLER - Women of Spirit: Elder Abuse     Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2009 (House Resolution 448)   “Rise in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God.  I am the Lord.” (Leviticus 19:32, NI)   Last month we celebrated my mother’s 80th birthday. I was thrilled that my fiancé and her only grandchild were there for the momentous occasion. As I looked at her I couldn’t help but feel happy that she is still around. She and I used to live together until I … [Read more...]

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