Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: BlogHers Tweeting, Blogging and Taking Action

Like so many of you, I learned about the earthquake in Japan from Twitter, following the best inside news source I can find: BlogHer Makiko Itoh on her blog, Just Hungry, and on Twitter (@makiwi). Maki writes: ...more

I wrote a post about it today, adding links to charitable organizations collecting donations, ...more

Helping Japan

In the coming days, weeks and months, Japan is going to need our help. The 8.9 earthquake and following tsunami and aftershocks ravaged the area killing tens of thousands. Men, women and children, are lost, homeless, hurt, and scared.  Meanwhile, workers continue to contain the nuclear power plants in the area. Please, take a moment today and think of Japan and its people....more

May they suffer less in Japan

A bodhisattva is someone who has compassion within himself or herself and who is able to make another person smile or help someone suffer less. Every one of us is capable of this. —Thich Nhat Hanh...more