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My Favorite Female Writers

My favorite female writers span several genres, and each woman has distinguished herself as a master of her craft. If the ones who are still living got together to form their own literature faculty, the school would be without rival: Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance, True Refuge, and Radical Compassion Toni Morrison, author of Beloved […]

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How and Why White Privilege is Real

One of the most important steps toward becoming an effective ally to people of color is recognizing and accepting our existing white privilege. This is not something to feel defensive or guilty about; more helpfully, it’s an awareness that can cultivate gratitude and a determination to help others receive the benefits of this privilege. Here’s […]

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Climate Change and Intersectionality: Do Your Homework

It’s tough to sort through all the reports and sound bytes concerning climate change. Therefore, anyone who wants to make specific choices related to this issue needs objective facts and data to fall back on when emotional rhetoric makes everyone more overwhelmed and frustrated. There’s so much wisdom being overlooked in this discussion. For example, […]

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Daniel Pink’s “A Whole New Mind”

Nearly a decade ago, when social media was still catching on, breakneck technological disruption was finally being noticed, and the country was trying to swim its way out of The Great Recession, I read and wrote this blog about Daniel Pink’s enduring masterpiece A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. It’s time to […]

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