â€œThere is in all things â€¦ a hidden wholeness.â€Thomas Merton, the Trappist monk and mystic who wrote these words, was speaking of the human world as well as the world of nature. But in our every?day lives, Merton’s words can sound like wishful thinking. Afraid that our inner light will be extinguished, or our inner […]
Immigrants won a major victory in January when a District Court judge ruled that the US government may not deport Somalis. The decision dealt a setback to Bush administration policies of sweeping detentions and deportations of immigrants from Arab and Muslim nations.
-Grow enough grain for one loaf of bread — and make and eat the loaf -Answer ALL the questions of a 3 year old for a week -Spend a day alone in a wild place -Follow your trash to its final resting place -Collect food and blankets and spend a day giving them to homeless […]
How can an inner decision to live and work with integrity spark a social movement? Parker J. Palmer is a writer, teacher, and activist who speaks and leads workshops on education, community, leadership, spirituality, and social change. He is a senior associate of the American Association of Higher Education, and senior advisor to the Fetzer […]
Rebecca Broussard, 31, has left actor Jack Nicholson, 55, for ‘someone nearer her own age’.
Men have the most children when their partners are 15 years younger than themselves, reveals new research. Scientists have found famous old fathers such as Michael Douglas and Rod Stewart who have started families with much less mature women are doing what comes naturally.
Twelve years ago, the U.S. Navy’s physical therapists took one look at Milo Prodanovich’s feet and concluded it was impossible for him to run. Given his incredibly flat feet and the prevailing wisdom at the time, their appraisal was understandable. Flat feet were viewed as the scourge of able-bodied folk, and no feet were flatter […]
A civil society organisation, Access to Justice, has condemned the killing of Mr. Ken Niweigha, the alleged mastermind of the killings ofÂ 12 policemen in Odi, Bayelsa State in 1999 by the police.
Port Harcourt â€” Tragedy struck Wednesday night in Ogbo, Ahoada, Rivers State, when a bus driver, said to be a fan of Manchester United Football Club, rammed his bus into the jubilant Barcelona fans crowd and killed four persons.
A COMA can be difficult to understand, especially because people sometimes jokingly use the words coma and comatose (which means in a coma or coma-like state) to describe people who aren’t paying attention or who are drowsy or sleeping. But a coma is a serious condition that has nothing to do with sleep.