Posts Tagged ‘ poverty ’

How is it that this is not already so?

December 9, 2013
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How is it that this is not already so?

What a privilege (in every sense of the word) it is to be able to so often jog through the magnificent Balboa Park. Today, I first encountered a string quartet on my jog.  Four talented young people who had informally positioned folding chairs facing each other, as they do, graciously offering Read more [...]

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“So, should she NOT have done that?” Balancing the setting of intentions and being present.

December 7, 2013
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“So, should she NOT have done that?” Balancing the setting of intentions and being present.

  I was on a walk earlier today when a woman, smoking on her 6th Ave penthouse terrace, leaned over her wall, and offered a friendly, "Hey." When I looked up, I realized that she was greeting the homeless person nearby. She dropped a fresh cigarette down to him. He picked it up off the…

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The Noise of Poverty; Understanding Its Power over Self & Other

December 27, 2012
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The Noise of Poverty; Understanding Its Power over Self & Other

As I transition from the “West” to Uganda—yet again—I am anticipating the different sounds in the lifescape.  Some will welcome me, emoting joy and pleasure. Others will attack me in offensive ways, stirring negativity and frustration.  Others will be processed subconsciously—and yet will Read more [...]

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