North Korea defector Yeomi Park is Taking Action!

“Kim Jong Un doesn’t like me at all,” says 21-year-old defector from North Korea Yeonmi Park captivated the audience with her remarkable story of survival trekking through the Gobi Desert “Kim Jong Un doesn’t like me at all,” said Yeonmi Park, a 21-year-old North Korean defector turned activist. Talk about an understatement. But this was just one lighthearted line during a moving, tearful discussion on the second night of the Women in the World Summit featuring the dynamic Park, LiNK … [Read more...]

What is Enlightenment?, Immanuel Kant

What Is Enlightenment? Immanuel Kant Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed nonage. Nonage is the inability to use one's own understanding without another's guidance. This nonage is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one's own mind without another's guidance. Dare to know! (Sapere aude.) "Have the courage to use your own understanding," ... is therefore the motto of the enlightenment. Laziness … [Read more...]

I Am A Ukrainian, This Needs To Go Viral

I am not a Ukrainian. But, the creator of this video is and it should make us all feel like we are. Watch it. Share it. Send it to your representatives. It’s not your problem. True. But all of our collective voices might be part of the solution. Related Thought Kiev2 Admit It, You Have No Idea What's Going On In Ukraine Right Now This article will fill your knowledge gap. The first thing you should know is that Ukrainian protests make Occupy Wall Street look like a play date. If … [Read more...]

The Mending Wings Practice of Acceptance

This video was created for Gossamerheart.com for The Mending Wings Practice of Acceptance. Only through acceptance of certain life situations can we come to a place of inner peace and healing. May this video inspire you to "Let go" and "Let it Be." Please visit our web site we support those who suffered abuse, oppression, and those who are chronically ill. Our web site and Healing Practices are geared towards supporting the wounded soul. We do not own the copy right for materials used in … [Read more...]

Choose to Be Happy – WOMEN in RECOVERY

  CHUG like the 'Little Engine that Could ...' CHOICE to replace or convert the situation, HARMONY of motives through self-exploration, UNDERSTANDING the situation and creating a road map, GOALS (to lower anxiety, set goals LAPDS -- lower, alternative, process, dynamic, , simple)   OPTIMISM that I can eventually be happy no matter what the outcome, FOCUS on the ball and ultimate concern.   Through strengthening your Higher Self and increased mental … [Read more...]

Gender Matters – To Me and To Development

G-SPOTS Preetha Prabhakaran says: If asked to pick on one single moment or event in my life that has been influenced by my gender, I would find it an impossible task. This is because gender has worked like an invisible force, underlining my actions and behaviours for as long as I can remember. It claimed me at birth, like a second mother, and it has lived with me ever since. It has been a constant voice in my head, shaping my sense-of-self and moulding my capabilities, limitations, … [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...]

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Kim Jong-il

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Kim Jong-il     December 19, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the death of Kim Jong-il: “Kim Jong-il will be remembered as the leader of a totalitarian regime who violated the basic rights of the North Korean people for nearly two decades. “We hope his passing brings positive change allowing the people of North Korea to emerge from six decades of … [Read more...]

ELSA P. – Planetary Positions to Guide…Vicious Grand Cross‏

    We'll be dealing with a vicious Cardinal grand cross that involves Mars (anger, violence, ambition), Saturn (oppression, control, reality), Uranus (shock and rebellion) and Pluto (death and psychology) this week. This is not a light-weight situation but anyone who is not adverse to challenge should fare okay. This is potentially a very dangerous week but it won't help to spend it hiding under the bed. Mars is happy with prowess and achievement so set some goals and stay on top … [Read more...]

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