Leadership and Power

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In Power Women – Crossing Our Divides

Women’s relationship to power is fascinating. I have instigated several discussions about this subject and find the subject rich and deep for women and men alike....more

Changing Yourself, Changing the World

So many of us look at the world and wonder what's gone wrong.  How did everything get so messed up?  Why is there so much hate in the world?  What are people thinking?  Why can't anything be easy?  Why can't we all just get along? The most optimistic of us continue to hold out hope that things will get better.  Wars will cease, racism and other forms of oppression will fade, diseases will be cured and people will all get along.  But how all this will  come to pass remains a mystery.  Will it happen because we simply wish it to be as if by magic? ...more

Save The Planet, Eat Organic

So, I was talking with a friend the other day who was appalled at the cost of organic food. With this frustration, she was having trouble remembering the reasons why she buys organic food. This frustration is completely understandable. The cost can be ridiculous and the mark-up can be outrageous. Her other concern was how organic food is out of reach for some families who just can’t afford it because they can barely pay to keep shelter over their heads. Without a doubt, this is unfair. ...more

I love the idea of people learning to grow their own food. That is such a great suggestion! ...more