Thursday, April 24, 2014
To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it. Osho (via awelltraveledwoman)

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The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we can have no community, because without proper care for it we can have no life.

Wendell Berry 

The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

aljazeeraamerica:

Is India on the cusp of a gender revolution? 

MUTHANGHI, Andhra Pradesh — In late March, Raveela Gangula rallied a dozen women to stop a drunken man from savagely beating his wife in Muthangi, a village in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Although they restrained him and called the police, he was released that evening without charges.

“The police should have locked him up for at least a week and scared him from ever touching another woman like that again,” Gangula said. “The government does not support us.”

For Gangula, the tenacious leader of a local microlending organization for women, the injustice was another reason to challenge a broken system — especially at a moment when India appears ready for change.

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The Divine Feminine is in action

Sunday, April 20, 2014
allaboutmary:

A French holy card of Mary giving rosaries to two young girls.

allaboutmary:

A French holy card of Mary giving rosaries to two young girls.

alscientist:

lion-of-babylon:

The Ishtar Gate, main gate of Babylon built during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar II (605-562 BCE). Enamelled tiles, mythical animals, lions, and gods embellish the gate which was dedicated to goddess Ishtar of Babylon, Mesopotamia (Iraq). now in Berlin

it’s in berlin….one of the most iraqi artifacts from babylon, and it’s in berlin. I rest of case.

alscientist:

lion-of-babylon:

The Ishtar Gate, main gate of Babylon built during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar II (605-562 BCE). Enamelled tiles, mythical animals, lions, and gods embellish the gate which was dedicated to goddess Ishtar of Babylon, Mesopotamia (Iraq). now in Berlin

it’s in berlin….one of the most iraqi artifacts from babylon, and it’s in berlin. I rest of case.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 Wednesday, April 16, 2014
thetrevorproject:

recovery-atitsfinest:

Recovery is key to accepting yourself. Recovery blog. 

You have the strength to keep going.

thetrevorproject:

recovery-atitsfinest:

Recovery is key to accepting yourself. Recovery blog. 

You have the strength to keep going.

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Monday, April 14, 2014
thefabulousmomo:

Penitent Magdalene, Josefa d’Óbidos

thefabulousmomo:

Penitent Magdalene, Josefa d’Óbidos

spiralpathjourney:

Mary Magdalene said, “Guard your intention, and be willful in love; for it is the intention of any activity which is its truth. Many do the right things with wrong intentions and are taken down into the infernal abodes, and there are those who appear to do what is wrong but have entered into the Great Ascension.”

spiralpathjourney:

Mary Magdalene said, “Guard your intention, and be willful in love; for it is the intention of any activity which is its truth. Many do the right things with wrong intentions and are taken down into the infernal abodes, and there are those who appear to do what is wrong but have entered into the Great Ascension.”

arthistorianmindswirls:

Alfred Stevens, Maria Magdalena 

arthistorianmindswirls:

Alfred Stevens, Maria Magdalena 

paleologus:

Domenico Fetti
The Repentant St. Mary Magdalene (detail)
1617-1621
Oil on canvas
Galleria Doria Pamphili

paleologus:

Domenico Fetti

The Repentant St. Mary Magdalene (detail)

1617-1621

Oil on canvas

Galleria Doria Pamphili