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Are You Weary? A Poem for You

By PennyGill / March 10, 2022

A Blessing For One Who Is Exhausted by John O’Donohue

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The Medicine We Need is Respect Guest Post by Paula Green

By PennyGill / February 21, 2021

Paula Green, long time trainer and teacher of conflict transformation, responds here in an Op-Ed exchange with a conservative reader of the Hampshire Gazette, about the deep polarization in the US between Democrats and Republicans. Read on, for a sane …

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Dont Do Anything!

By PennyGill / October 7, 2020

Hello, everyone…a crisp, fall day here on Madeline Island. I am swimming in a great, swirling sea of yellow!

Many of us are very worried about the very process of this election: will it be fair? Will all votes be …

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The Dalai Lama’s Optimism

By PennyGill / July 7, 2012

Today is the Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday, and in honor of that I will post a wonderful paragraph of his from his recent book, Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World.

“I am often asked whether I am optimistic for …

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We Are Made For These Times!

By PennyGill / February 25, 2012

We are all aware of the swirling confusion in our world, as we face such difficult problems. We long for skillful leadership and clear directions. We know we must look forward, not backward to worn-out solutions and inadequate values. I …

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