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Confronting Ageism In 1968 gerontologist Robert Butler coined the term "ageism" to describe the many ways in which society discriminates against the old. Maggie Kuhn formed the Gray Panthers in 1972 as a network of ol…
Erasing Hurtful Speech A vow to carefully choose your vocabulary.
In Praise of Doing the Same Thing All the Time In a fascinating article on theatlantic.com, Derek Thompson admits to being a creature of repetition when it comes to entertainment. He has almost memorized the movie Dumb and Dumber and is perfectl…
Watch Your Tongue Be very intentional about your speech.
Save the Last Dance for Me There was a time in my life when I believed that dancing was a natural gift that you were born with or not. My father was an accomplished dancer who in his eighties could whirl my mother around the …
A Summer Evening on Skagen's Beach Reflections on a painting of a prayer stroll at the transition between day and night.
A Prayer for Peace and Justice Hope for the World, we pray that you might break the chains of hatred, prejudice, and fear that keep people enslaved to the violence that almost destroyed the United States during the Civil War and …
Emotional Intelligence A month of quotes and excerpts about getting in touch with your emotions.
Inhospitable to Human Beings In this sad and scary article on alternet.org, Allegra Kirkland charts the rise and expansion of "defensive architecture" which is being used as a security measure around government buildings, and s…
Yoga Quotes to appreciate and explore the spiritual, physical, psychological, and societal dimensions of this practice.