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…
*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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
like thalassic velvet
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