hello and welcome to the last carnival of eating disorders for 2007. this time around, it’s a “pure” carnival – i’ve only included those submissions that talk directly and unmistakenly about eating disorders. i’ll invite the other submissions to participate in the progressive dinner carnival next month. (yes, i know, that’s a bit ironic, isn’t… Continue reading carnival of eating disorders #12
on our somewhat eventful drive back from kelowna, i lost, for the second time, my copy of pema chodron’s the places that scare you. i think the little book fell out when i got out of the car after we had just ploughed into a snow bank in order to avoid a collision (don’t worry,… Continue reading anorexia and the six ways of the bodhisattva
i’m sorry folks but today i’m not posting anything; i’m busy answering liz strauss’s fascinating success questions – click on the image and see what they’re all about! .
next month i’ll be hosting the appetizer course of a progressive dinner blog carnival! i’ve never been to a progressive dinner until the main host, kilroy, explained it to me. you start out at one house or restaurant to have hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, then move on to a different one for appetizers, and continue… Continue reading come join us for dinner
i’m really taking you guys for a ride here. compassion, families, spamming buddhists – and now a little bit of educational research. i guess in my minds it all hangs together: it’s all about how people make a better life for themselves, and a better world for everyone. so … today we have part three… Continue reading transformative learning: making the world a better place
christmas day. after a nice walk through the winter snow here in kelowna, we just came back from one of our numerous big traditional family get-togethers during the holiday season. once again i’m struck by how easygoing and friendly my husband’s big clan is. what are they doing right? they are tolerant – and it’s… Continue reading three family blessings
a few years ago on easter, first united church in vancouver’s downtown eastside carried a cross through the neighbourhood. it was a big, simple cross – and there were needles stuck all over it. the christ of the drug addicts. an image i will never forget. there is much about the message of the new… Continue reading merry christmas, spammers!
okay, here we go, part three of this month’s buddhist carnival. the first post is directly related to buddhism; the other ones discuss topics that are often dealt with in buddhist practice and literature. talking to your zen mind the middle way, you’re soaking in it is a post we can find at traviseneix, describing… Continue reading a buddhist carnival – 2nd edition, part 3
the three wise men the three monks are inviting us to write about compassion. compassion: literally, to suffer (passion) with (com-) another. in latin, this suffering did not only refer to the suffering that occurs in pain, it also generally refers to things that we don’t actively instigate – things that happen to us, things… Continue reading compassion and social media