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 ...
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 ...