inclusion, diversity

Rita and Randy

Rita and Randy ~ don’t give up the right shine that little old light say no to hate and fear or maybe go grab a beer embrace the obtuse but please no abuse ~ if you don’t understand, seek maybe your comprehension is weak let us not condemn another but embrace as sister and brother inclusion…

flowers, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you diversity, flower power, and hummingbird magic. The Power of Diversity  Intolerance of ambiguity is the sign of an authoritarian personality. ~ Adorna Elif Shafak explores the power of diverse thought in her TED Talk. I love how she starts her talk with the question “Can you taste words?” The…

Iowa Aurora, Mike Hollingstead

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This week Awesome Stories brings you cultural awareness, solar biogas,  auroral magic, and ocean cleanup. Reading Around the World I love the message from Ann Morgan about opening our minds and life by reading books from around the world. She realized that her life view was rather limited by only reading books from the UK…

Margaret Wheatly, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you healthy community, clean energy, feeding the hungry, and passion. Healthy Community  Margaret Wheatley explores some interesting perspectives on the paradox of community. She believes a healthy community must embrace our opposing needs for both individual freedom and connection to others. Both needs seem hardwired into our genetics and require a…

roses. valentine's day

Awesome Stories 306 – Valentine’s Edition

This week Awesome Stories brings you love stories, self-love, love without labels, and roses. Roses Roses represent love on so many levels, bridging gaps in age, gender, race, history, and religion. Maybe we should create a National Rose Day. 🙂 They have a rich history of symbolism, representing everything from purity to love, passion, fertility, death,…

regenerative agriculture, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you regenerative agriculture, diversity, kindness, and better teaching. Regenerating the Planet Embracing regenerative agriculture may be our best plan to both reverse climate change and repair ecosystems. According to research from the Rodale Institute, regenerative agriculture might be able to sequester up to 40% of current CO2 emissions, and maybe even…

Leith Scotland, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you healthy soil, sacred singing, Scotland surprises, happiness and sci-fi healing guns. Surprising Scotland Here’s a photographic journey around Scotland that looks more like a journey around the world. I had no idea there is such geographic diversity in Scotland. How about you? Maybe I can satisfy my itch for…

Equality

Tickle Me Pink

Tickle Me Pink Thank goodness for Pink Without pink the world would stink If we had no pinks, violets and blues Life would be rather dull without those hues Without those same sex pairs We would be a bunch of squares Yes boys and girls make fine pairs And help make the family new heirs…

sustainability, inspiration

Good News 1.06

This is a touching story about a young girl’s brave and compassionate act to help a friend. She demonstrates the beauty of kindness in action. Be prepared for tears. To learn more about what she did and why, read the Help Other’s blog on noble action. Architects are getting creative about designing new buildings that do…