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The Fullness of Things- Jane Hirshfield

The Fullness of Things- Jane Hirshfield

The esteemed writer Jane Hirshfield has been a Zen monk and a visiting artist among neuroscientists. She has said this: “It’s my nature to question, to look at the opposite side. I believe that the best writing also does this … It tells us that where there is sorrow,...

Time Management for Fundraisers (and Everyone Else)- Kim Klein

Time Management for Fundraisers (and Everyone Else)- Kim Klein

Effective time management marks the difference between a good fundraiser and one who is not going to live up to their potential. This is because a fundraising job is never done and you are never caught up on your work, so you must be very clear about your priorities....

Embracing Our Pain- Joanna Macy

Embracing Our Pain- Joanna Macy

Joanna Macy PhD, one of Rowe’s most beloved teachers, is a scholar of Buddhism, systems thinking and deep ecology. As the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects, Joanna has created a ground-breaking framework for personal and social change that brings a new way of...

Postcard from Peru- Patch Adams

Postcard from Peru- Patch Adams

PATCH ADAMS, MD (Director, Gesundheit Institute) has delivered free, fun care to thousands of people all over the world in his 49 years of service with the belief that the health of an individual cannot be separated from the health of the family, the community, and...

Writing from the Heart: Magic Eyes- Nancy Slonim Aronie

Writing from the Heart: Magic Eyes- Nancy Slonim Aronie

How does your perception affect what you see? In the early ’70s, there was a book being passed around in our circle of friends called “Magic Eye Beyond 3D.” Basically it was a two-dimensional image that had a three-dimensional image hidden in the middle of the page....

The Place Between- Pádraig Ó Tuama

The Place Between- Pádraig Ó Tuama

I open at the close.       J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows He demands a closenessWe all have earned a lightnessCarry my joy on the leftCarry my pain on the right       Björk, “Who Is It” I am the wind which breathes upon the sea,I am the wave of the...

Spiritual Help for the Burning West- Nan Moss

Spiritual Help for the Burning West- Nan Moss

This is both an account of events as well as a story. It is a story of humans reaching out to the world of spirits for help for the Earth and beings of the Earth. This is a story of human and spirit compassion, of intense need and help ultimately received. It is a...

Why Write A Memoir ?- Nancy Slonim Aronie

Why Write A Memoir ?- Nancy Slonim Aronie

  I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means-what I want and what I fear. -JOAN DIDION Me too. - NANCY ARONIE Why in the world do you write? And why are you writing a memoir in particular? I'll tell you why I...

Fermentation Preserves Us Too!- Sandor Katz

Fermentation Preserves Us Too!- Sandor Katz

I have always loved to travel. When I think back to some of the travels of my youth, I can see that long before my interest in fermentation began in earnest, traveling primed me to think about fermentation in ways that I likely would not have otherwise. As a...