Halloween, or "All Hallows Eve" and All Saints Day on November 1 is really a time to remember those who have gone before us. Today I am thankful and pay homage for the lives of some beautiful people in the public eye who have left us this year:
I am Thankful to Sir Edmund Hillary, for his courage to climb Mt Everest and his humanitarian work with the Sherpas.
I am thankful to Heath Ledger, who left us just as he was starting flight, for Brokeback…Continue
Added by Karen Kay on October 31, 2008 at 7:51pm —
I think that Barack Obama is the only Peace candidate. His position towards the war is the only exceptable one. I remember marching in protest to the Vietnam war, but am disappointed that young people haven't taken a more active role in this war in Iraq. From your Furry Freak Bro
Added by Dr. Steve on October 31, 2008 at 6:50pm —
Green Party Acts: candidates to watch on Election Day '08; etc..
Updates & Events: DC Statehood Green campaigns, Oct. 24
Updates & Events: DC Statehood Green campaigns
(Please forward to friends, neighbors, & other potential supporters!)
==> DON'T MISS <==
• Forum for At-Large Council candidates, Oct. 29, sponsored by Empower DC and other groups
• Statehood Green… Continue
Added by reality on October 31, 2008 at 1:00pm —
Ninguém nunca se esquece da maior, rosa da rosa
Todavia permanece a cegueira hereditária.
Ainda há muita ferida de profundidade cálida
Que, por não ser de repente, vista é como irrisória.
Pensem nas crianças que morrem antes dos cinco anos por fome no vale do Jequitinhonha
Pensem nas meninas vendidas no Iraque todos os dias
Pensem nas mulheres prostituídas em Cuba
Even the title sounds a bit out there. What, the Middle East, the world’s largest producer of oil, becoming a center for green technology, and renewable energy? Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? And yet, the sheer incongruity of it all may just be enough to make it work. In a world of increasing uncertainty, sometimes it is the unexpected that is to be expected.
Look at the world, and what do you see? A lot of good things, that’s for sure. Beauty surrounds us wherever we choose to look. But… Continue
Added by Nissim Dahan on October 30, 2008 at 11:28pm —
It is your peace
their peace, my peace
it is a cry, a shout
it is a whisper,
it is hoarse, cracked
like a mirror
it is a voice, it
it is tears cascading
it is blood rehearsing
it is the tainted sword
it is my peace
your peace our peace
it is bomb blasts taking
place again and again,
today eighteen in my country
So, you've had an epiphany or ten? Perhaps you sat with your yogi, your bible, your guru, your koran, your starseed, your torah, your zohar or chose to see a sign of some kind?
It doesn't matter how, but somehow you've figured out that you're part of the one. You may not even say it so profoundly yet but it matters not, because you're beginning to recognize that people are part of you, that they're the same as you, that they are your equals - and that the word "they" (referring to… Continue
Human Rights Violations Causes Boy to Commit Suicide in Tibet
Thursday, 30 October 2008, 6:14 p.m.
Dharamshala: A reliable source told the Tibetan Solidarity Committee that a Tibetan boy from Yulung town in Chentsa in Amdo, Tibet, left a note before killing himself to show to the world community that Tibetans are deprived of freedom and basic human rights.
Lhundrub, aged 17, studying in the intermediate school in Chentsa district committed suicide by jumping from the… Continue
Added by sonam on October 30, 2008 at 7:29pm —
Tibetan Envoys Leave for China
Phayul[Thursday, October 30, 2008 12:20]
New Delhi October 30 - The envoys of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Kasur Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari and Kelsang Gyaltsen, left for the 8th round of talks with the representatives of the Chinese leadership. The delegation headed by Gyari also include three senior assistants.
A press release issued today did not give any details about the visit to Beijing. It said the Envoys will be in Beijing as a follow-up to… Continue
Added by sonam on October 30, 2008 at 7:14pm —
Two teenagers die.
Two families suffer.
What happens when two mothers refuse to be enemies?
Hear these messages of hope from two Jewish writers.
Dove by Sheila Yeger, professional playwright with more than 30 productions to her credit. You can listen to Dove by going to http://listeningindialogue.wordpress.com/dove-by-sheila-yeger/
Checkpoint by Lisa Saffron, facilitator of compassionate listening dialogue groups. More about the novel at… Continue
Added by Lisa Saffron on October 30, 2008 at 4:57pm —
My brothers and sisters,
It is now a time for change, as it is looking as though Barack Obama will be the next president of the United States. The polls show that it is a 49.9 to 43.9% lead over John McCain, who intends to keep U.S. troops in Iraq, to continue fighting and to continue exacerbating the hate for the United States that is already felt throughout the world thanks to President George Bush. The war is expensive: our economy right now has been the worst since it has been since… Continue
Christmas is coming soon and at first I would like you all to invite me at my group "Peace for Christmas".
It's against poverty in this world and I need your suggestions which people we can help the most for Christmas this year..
Let's make Christmas 2008 a Christmas which will never be forgotten!
Take care and peace from Holland,
Added by Hans Mertens on October 30, 2008 at 12:00am —
Boozhoo=Formal hello like Hello
Aanii=Informal hello like Hi!..
Miigwech or Miigwetch or Miigech=Thank you
Eyaa=Yes or enh
my name is.................nindizhinikaaz
The number of Native American healing ceremonies vary among tribes.Some may prefer burning cedar for smudging basically applying sacred smoke for purification others may use White sage or mullein,pine sweet grass or other herb or plant.The Elder will use sacred objects that are not to be touched by others as they have been purified in (often arduous) ceremony. They may include, but not be limited to: Sacred Pipe (Chanunpa),… Continue