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Equality, Balance, and Fear

A culture where status, rights, and opportunity aren’t granted equally to all citizens cannot say that it values equality. In the absence of equality, selective supremacy exists granting some citizens more privileged than others. Supremacy and privilege are hallmarks of cultures … Continue reading

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Wake Up People: We Are One!

“I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one race – the human race – and we are all members of it.” – Margaret Atwood This is an important quote from Margaret Atwood. It’s timely, too, … Continue reading

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Shared Knowledge: A Win-Win For All

“Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.” – Dalai Lama As odd as it may sound, these two simple sentences are extremely significant for reclaiming balance. First, the act of sharing connects us. This is very important … Continue reading

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During the Holidays, We Lean Toward Balance

Regardless of how you finish the sentence above, whether you use God, Goddess, Divinity, Light, Allah, Spirit, the One, or something else, the point is the same: it’s by loving others that we make contact with something greater than our … Continue reading

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Love: Still the Great Balancer

This is one of the first postings I made on my blog almost 100 posting ago.  Recently a friend told me that it was one of her favorites, so I thought I’d post it again as a tribute to her.  … Continue reading

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We are With the Earth!

An unfortunate side effect of a patriarchy is the tendency to think of everything as being for humanity.   Many people take the Bible quite literally when it says that all of nature was created for man.  The end result is that we … Continue reading

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What is Power?

Within the limits of physical strength, there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that women are capable of doing anything men can do.   For me, that is not the question.   Rather, I think our culture needs to address the … Continue reading

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Absurdity and Equality

It is often a common belief in a culture governed by masculine principles that it’s impossible for women to achieve greatness the way men do; that it’s absurd for women to try.  That’s because the old patriarchal concept of woman … Continue reading

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How Alone is Alone?

At a core level, Ms. Macphail is correct; when faced with a great challenge, we do have to dig deep within ourselves for direction.  No one can tell anyone else what is truly best for them.   But this search for … Continue reading

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We Need Heart!

As humans, we usually lead with our minds.  We value logical, reasoned, well thought out approaches to any issue we address.   Phrases like, “the smart choice,” or “the wisest course of action” pepper our language.  And this is not surprising, … Continue reading

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