Community Articles - 2016-07-23 - comment
A practitioner investigates how art can save us, and shares the experience of an integrative arts festival by Elizabeth Russell The intelligence that ... continue
A heartfelt, awake, and compassionate response to the recent shootings in Dallas
by Will Handy
So we continue in the spiral of resentment and violence. It’s shocking to wake up to five dead police officers and, instead of an anonymous street scene from Some City, it’s an intersection I know well. Then, a week later, three more dead, not so far away.
And with so many horrors crowding around, it’s tempting to wonder which one I should light upon; whom I should blame; whose injuries I should be incensed about and whose I should brush aside. Continue…
In a summer marked by violence, political divisiveness, homophobia, and systemic racism, let the recent tragedy in Nice and the turmoil in Turkey serve as reminders of the preciousness of life. To counteract such degeneration, let us look within to face our fears and open our hearts further than we have ever done. From this base of goodness let us practice with compassion and clarity to support all who are suffering. Let us continue a conversation about how we can ... continue