Archive for January, 2017

The Importance of Sangha

  The Importance of Sangha By Michelle Cordero   “A sangha is a community of friends practicing the dharma together in order to bring about and to maintain awareness. The essence of a sangha is awareness, understanding, acceptance, harmony and love. When you do not see these in a community, it is not a true sangha, and you should have the courage to say so. But when you find these elements are present in a community, you know that you have the happiness and fortune ... Read more

A is for Activism

  A is for Activism by Kiki Lovelace   About a week before Christmas, I came across a list of feminist books for young girls that dismantle the patriarchy. I was intrigued, and ended up buying a number of them as Christmas presents for my three-year old daughter. Her current favorite of the lot is A is for Activism by Innosanto Nagara; she requests it every night before bedtime (followed by Ada Twist Scientist, which is Mama's current favorite). The other night we finished the last page, and she ... Read more


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