Mostly, I just believe that I’m never going to stop learning what it is I believe.
The world may end with a whimper, but it begins with a scream. Decide what life you want and scream out for it.
"In order to feel comfortable among educated people, to be at home and happy with them, one must be cultured to a certain extent." What d
This is BEYOND beautiful and incredible.
—Oriah Mountain Dreamer
—H. Jackson Brown Jr.
"We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them." As far as vintage finds go, they hardly get more fortuitous t
At first glance, Quiet Time - a stress reduction strategy used in several San Francisco middle and high schools, as well as in scattered schools around the Bay Area - looks like something out of the om-chanting 1960s. Twice daily, a gong sounds in the classroom and rowdy adolescents, who normally can’t sit still for 10 seconds, shut their eyes and try to clear their minds. An impressive array of studies shows that integrating meditation into a school’s daily routine can markedly improve the lives of students. What’s happening at Visitacion Valley Middle School, which in 2007 became the first public school nationwide to adopt the program, shows why the superintendent is so enthusiastic. In this neighborhood, gunfire is as common as birdsong - nine shootings have been recorded in the past month - and most students know someone who’s been shot or did the shooting. The school tried everything, from counseling and peer support to after-school tutoring and sports, but to disappointingly little effect.