Path to Enlightenment, ‘The story of a blind girl’

Path to Enlightenment, 'The story of a blind girl' There was a 'blind girl' who hated herself just because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She said that if she could only see the world, she would marry her boyfriend. One day, someone donated a pair of eyes to her and then she could see everything, including her boyfriend. Her boyfriend asked her: “Now that you can see the world, will you marry me?” The … [Read more...]

Yoko Ono Lennon – WOMAN of ACTION™ *Tribute

  A Celebration of Women™ was inspired this day to Celebrate the Life of this strong, persevering and passionate soul. One that may have simply been misunderstood by many...she is an artist, activist, mother and wife that lived through loss and kept going on, choosing to keep focused on helping others.   WOMAN of ACTION™     Yoko Ono Lennon    Yoko Ono Ono Y?ko, kanji: ????), (born February 18, 1933), is a Japanese-American artist and musician. She is known … [Read more...]

“Telling Stories to Fight STIs and HIV/AIDS,” Social Marketing Quarterly

Heard any good stories about HIV or STIs lately? Told any? What makes a good story?   Dr. William Smith at "Telling Stories to Fight STIs and HIV/AIDS"     Dr. William Smith, Editor of Social Marketing Quarterly, asked about 20 invited participants at a May 18, 2012 workshop, “Telling Stories to Fight STIs and HIV/AIDS,” to consider the elements of a good story and then use them to create one. Sponsored by the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of … [Read more...]

IT’S THE BUTCHER :)

IT’S THE BUTCHER :) An Old Woman was lonely. She decided to get a pet. She didn’t have much money so she went to a second hand pet shop. She saw many animals: a three legged cat, a dog without a tail, fish that could only swim backwards and a beautiful bird that could only say one thing, “Who is it?”. She decided to buy the bird. She bought a cage for her bird and went home. She put the bird by the door and went downtown to do some shopping. While she was gone, a … [Read more...]

ISHITA MEHTA: Storyteller – ‘Beach of Memories’

Beach of Memories In Karakura Town, unidentifiable spirits begin appearing en masse. While attempting to deal with these strange souls, Ichigo Kurosaki and Rukia Kuchiki meet Senna, a mysterious Soul Reaper who wipes out most of them. Senna refuses to answer any questions, so Ichigo is forced to follow her while Rukia tries to find out what's going on. Meanwhile, in Soul Society, the real world is suddenly reflected in the sky, so Tōshirō Hitsugaya and Rangiku Matsumoto are … [Read more...]

CHARITY Begins at Home…?

A local United Way office realized that the organization had never received a donation from the town's most successful lawyer. The person in charge of contributions called him to persuade him to contribute. "Our research shows that out of a yearly income of at least $700,000, you give not a penny to charity. Wouldn't you like to give back to the community in some way?" The lawyer mulled this over for a moment and replied, "First, did your research also show that my mother is dying after a long … [Read more...]

VOTE HERE ~ Taking Action with Canesten and City TV!

VOTE HERE Entrant Name: Catherine Anne C, Toronto, ON Story Title: FATE can take a role in one's life, yet the Voice Inside Oneself is the Key to one's own sense of 'Joy and Purpose', so listen carefully.My Story: The story begins with a middle aged single mother of four, faced with a life altering experience... A lifetime ago, sitting in a meeting with a client, I was disrupted by a phone call informing me that my teen-aged Mom/daughter and grand-daughter had to be … [Read more...]

Eve’s Secret with the Creator …

One day in the Garden of Eden, Eve calls out to God. "Lord, I have a problem!" "What's the problem, Eve?" "Lord, I know you created me and provided this beautiful garden and all of these wonderful animals and that hilarious comedic snake, but I'm just not happy." "Why is that, Eve?" came the reply from above. "Lord, I am lonely, and I'm sick to death of apples." "Well Eve, in that case, I have a solution. "I shall create a man for you." "What's a man, Lord?" "This man will be a … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Grandma and Goliath

    Grandma and Goliath         Grandmother Takes on Oil Giant ...   Recently I read what can only be called a modern day David and Goliath story. The two contenders are an Ecuadorean grandmother whose modest home sits near marshes that are clogged with sticky oil for decades and Chevron. Maria Aguinda helped to bring a landmark judgment against Chevron for polluting the rain forest which she calls home. She spoke out against the US oil giant after it was fined $9.5 billion, among the … [Read more...]

PamelaJo McQuade sharing a 'spiritual experience'.

    Sexy! From the Inside Out     Last week found me running my early morning errands in Deno’s, a world class shoe repair shop in Highland Park. If you don’t know, Highland Park in Dallas is the Rodeo Drive of Beverly Hills. I only point this out because it sets the groundwork for the tale I am about to tell. My daily routine is that after I drop my boys off at school, I get a cup of tea, chat with my father on the phone, listen to music and run a few errands. So this story begins with … [Read more...]

ISHITA MEHTA – Storyteller: SHE IS AN IMAGINATION AUDACIOUS

  SHE IS AN IMAGINATION AUDACIOUS   She is a fire, wind, an imagination audacious, A soul so free, careless, caring, zeal outrageous. An artful grace, power to heal, charm stupendous A moment to cherish, a song so beautiful It's so close I can feelMy thoughts touching every secondThat I spent with herMoments that happened, memories that never She came like a spring, wrapped in monsoon, With warmth of winter and the glow of summerWithin the dream, we were exchanging thoughtsWhen the eyes … [Read more...]

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