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…

teaching, heartfulness, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you better communication, updated nuclear, future tires, and teaching with heart. Better Communication If you’ve followed my blog for a while, then you know that better communication is one of my hot buttons. I believe better communication could dramatically improve human relationships for couples, parents, teachers, politicians, and the general…

Inspiration Campaign, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you inspiration, understanding Muslim, secular sabbath, and the love of bees. I’m considering winding down the Awesome Stories series. I find myself feeling both bored and conflicted writing weekly about living with passion, inspiration, and purpose, yet not living these values. Muslim, Marine, and Muse Mansoor Shams is a 34-year-old retired…

wise words, poetry

Lay Down Your Words

Lay Down Your Words ~ assign the label and divide make sure to bash the other side the battle lines are drawn hate rages from dusk to dawn when egos and emotions are enraged hearts are usually disengaged ~ lay down your ego, hurt and belief open your mind and heart to relief see your…

vote, choice, love

Vote for Love

Vote for Love ~ what are you voting for fear and division or love and inclusion releasing the need to judge beyond ideas of right and wrong I’ll meet you there where we become one in mind and heart a beautiful tapestry of human diversity singing the songs of family ~ May you vote for…

Comedy Photo Contest, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you joy, the You Matter Marathon, silly photos and conscious communication. Awaken Joy How to Awaken Joy in Kids sounds like a great book for teaching kids (and adults) how to cultivate more joy in their lives. The practices are rooted in science, meditation and experience. I like the idea…

listening, connecting, tuning to the divine

Listen UP!

Are you listening? Listening is a key aspect to healthy and supportive relationships. It is one of the ways that we demonstrate care, compassion and connection with another person. I’ve always been a pretty good listener with people, but I might need more practice on my listening-to-spirit skills. If you want some good practical tips…