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Religious Voice

Even with the separation of church and state in the United States, it is frequently difficult to separate religiously driven values from public policy.  Ethical frameworks are built for a large cross-section of society, at least in part, from some

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Posted in Soical Policy

Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha

*copied from the UNESCO World Hearitage Site* Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha, was born in 623 B.C. in the famous gardens of Lumbini, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. Among the pilgrims was the Indian emperor Ashoka, who erected

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Posted in Locations

Chebika, Tunisa

Desert oases offer an interesting meditation and symbolic presence.  In the middle of a harsh and unrelenting landscape (desert, scrub, rocks, sand) lies what is often an idyllic and serene place.  If the oasis provides freshwater, these oasis even become

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Robben Island

Located off the South Western tip of South Africa, Robben Island is an unlikely place to find solace.  Used for centuries as a prison and center for slave trade, the island has been the long term “home” of political prisoners

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Stress and Relaxaition

In a fast paced modern world, our lives are often full of stress.  Children, school, work, activities, family, friends…each one of these singly has the opportunity to add to our daily stress levels.  Taken in multiple doses of one or

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Posted in Informaitional, Musings

Miracles and Wonders

Many of us walk through life looking for the big miracles.  Just like the parables and stories tell us, the light shining from the heavens, the true love in a tower, or the cure all for our ails.  As we

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Posted in Musings

Treehouses

Feeling in a slightly childish mood, this retreat is in Germany.  Many of us had tree houses when we were young and still look upon them as a retreat from the world.  Sitting in the middle of a forest, this

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Elan Mudrow

Smidgens

sheila sea

like thalassic velvet

Social Health

Insights on the Power of Social Bonds

agirlforaboi

A place to appreciate a femme's love for bois...

Phoebe, MD: Medicine & Poetry

Health | Inspiration | Life

Yas Niger

Witty Written Works

Daily (w)rite

Damyanti Biswas is an author, blogger, animal-lover, spiritualist. Her work is represented by Ed Wilson from the Johnson & Alcock agency. When not pottering about with her plants or her aquariums, you can find her nose deep in a book, or baking up a storm.

A Thousand Haiku

...one haiku at a time.

DoubleU = W

WITHIN ARE PIECES OF ME

50 Shades of me

DARK BLUE

longexposuremagazine.wordpress.com/

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

Melinda Foshat

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

Logical Quotes

Logical and Inspirational quotes

Yuki Teikei Haiku Society

celebrating Japanese traditions in English-language haiku

Petals Unfolding

The Story of LIFE ... My Way

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

Fairy Tales and Poetry Celebrating Magic and Nature for Kids of all Ages