Category Archives: Society

Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

By: Wendell Berry Love the quick profit, the annual raise, vacation with pay. Want more of everything ready-made. Be afraid to know your neighbors and to die. And you will have a window in your head. Not even your future … Continue reading

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Two Seas in Palestine

An excerpt from “The Man Nobody Knows” by Bruce Barton   There are two seas in Palestine. One is fresh, and fish are in it. Splashes of green adorn its banks. Trees spread their branches over it and stretch out … Continue reading

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With That Moon Language

By: Hafiz (c.1320-1389)   Admit something: Everyone you see, you say to them, “Love me.” Of course you do not do this out loud, otherwise Someone would call the cops. Still, though, think about this, this great pull in us … Continue reading

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Gratitude Unlocks the Fullness of Life

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough, and more.  It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity.  It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Bettelheim

By: Angela Escobar According to the results of Bettelheim’s work and my own experiences, allowing people the freedom and respect to come around in their own good time can be empowering to the individual because we are not taking away … Continue reading

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“I Am Worthy”- free printable full-page downloads

 Shared by: Angela Escobar, MA, BCC Download 5 free full-page (8.5 x 11) “I Am Worthy” affirmation posters below: “I Am Worthy” full-page affirmation poster for everyone. “I Am Worthy” full-page affirmation poster for women. “I Am Worthy” full-page affirmation … Continue reading

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Reflections of Self – We Are All Mirrors for Each Other

By: Marjorie Hope Gross, A.A.S., C.P. People you feel drawn to reflect your inner self back at you, and you act as a mirror for them as well. When we look at other people, we see many of their qualities … Continue reading

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The Empty Chair at the Holiday Table: Getting Through Christmas After a Loss

By: Marie Hartwell-Walker, EdD, Marty Tousley, CNS-BC, FT, DCC, and Angela Escobar, MA, BCC “I have felt pain, I have endured hardship, I have suffered loss of loved ones and I have memories I want to forget. However, these things … Continue reading

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Albert Ellis and his 12 Irrational Beliefs

“There are three musts that hold us back: I must do well. You must treat me well . And the world must be easy.” ― Dr. Albert Ellis (1913-2007) By Angela  Escobar Albert Ellis’ 12 Irrational Beliefs: 1. The idea that … Continue reading

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Alone on Thanksgiving: For many people, solitude is bliss during the holidays, and the benefits of being alone are great…

“It’s always better to be alone than to wish you were.” –  Stephen Hensley “I love tranquil solitude and such society as is quiet, wise, and good.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley By: Linton Weeks, National Correspondent, NPR Digital News “At a time when too … Continue reading

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