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History

History, in all its forms, gets a considerable amount of attention from humanity as a whole. While much of it lays a basis for the culture and society of today, questions arise on how valid or even how truthful it

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Uncaring Walls

“Not by hating hatred ceases In this world of tooth and claw; Love alone from hate releases — This is the Eternal Law.” -the Dhammapada (v. 5) Hate met with hate increases ten-fold, multiplying with every word and every deed.

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Walk in Peace

On March 19 of this year, Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church passed from this turning of the wheel to the next.  Passing away at 84, Phelps left behind a legacy of hate and divisiveness.  In some aspects, this

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Japanese Garden-Hermann Park, Houston Texas

I rarely do a second report on any of the locations presented here at the Retreat.  This is a special occasion.  While Hermann Park in Houston Texas was highlighted months ago because a Retreat member was moving to Houston, I

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Monastery of St. Anthony (Maine)

The Monastery of St Anthony in southern Maine is about four miles from the town of Kennebunk.  It is the home of a Lithuanian Franciscan Monastery.  Situated on 66 acres of New England land with an extensive walking network, it

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Brother Bear Koan 3

Wisdom comes from the melding in harmony of the emotional heart and the logical mind.

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Free Speech

We in the United States are blessed with the ability to say and do just about anything we want.  Whether it is outrageous claims regarding political views, bad haircuts, or simply opinions regarding sports teams, anything and everything is pretty

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Marriage Equality New Mexico

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won.  There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall.  Think

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Brother Bear Koan 2

It is simple to stand confident in fair weather.

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Elan Mudrow

Smidgens

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like thalassic velvet

Steve Rose, PhD

Addiction Counselling in Windsor-Essex County

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Phoebe, MD: Medicine + Poetry

Health • Inspiration • Life

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Witty Written Works

Damyanti Biswas

For lovers of reading, writing, travel, humanity

A Thousand Haiku

...one haiku at a time.

DoubleU = W

WITHIN ARE PIECES OF ME

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Poetry | Fiction | Visual Art

kelzbelzphotography

My journey - The good, bad and the ugly

Storyshucker

A blog full of humorous and poignant observations.

Dixi

Alis volat propriis

For Poetic Justice

Poetry, Prose, Photography

RED GLADIOLA

Fiction & Poetry Journal of T. Wong

California Bonsai Art

............ Live from the Bonsai Bunker

Shawn L. Bird

Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

The Whole Circle Project

A Commentary on Social Sustainability

michael hagedorn

Crataegus Bonsai

Indiana Bonsai

Learning Bonsai in the Hoosier state

smilecalm

Life through Mindful Media

ALONG AN OLD FENCEROW

haiku and other experiments in verse

O at the Edges

Musings on poetry, language, perception, numbers, food, and anything else that slips through the cracks.

Life Changing the World: A Phoenix's Aria

"A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

myrainbowtravel

The blog of a french storyteller, a polish photography lover and a world adventurer, Christina Czubak.

The Art of Bonsai

New England Bonsai Gardens

Street of Dreams

A literary blog of poet, playwright and essayist Rachael Stanford

Bonsai advice

Bonsai WordPress.com site

Capital Bonsai

The personal bonsai blog of Aarin Packard, Assistant Curator of the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum

Yuki Teikei Haiku Society

celebrating Japanese traditions in English-language haiku

Connecting Beyond

Beyond The Known

Pamela Sukhum Weblog

For complete works, go to www.InfiniteVisionArt.com

Contemplative Pathways

One Self traveling many pathways.  One Being expressing as many lives.

Writing and Works

Poetry & Prose by Carol J Forrester

Ian Stewart Black

Modern master of classical poetry

Tŷ Celf

Celebrating Creativity in Cardiff

Line Of The Week

Miscellaneous Utterings From Best Friends

Just Contemplations

Contemplations expressed through the written word...

Friendly Fairy Tales

Celebrating Nature and Magic for Kids of all Ages

The Pump Handle

A water cooler for the public health crowd