Divorce and the Right Wing

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Debate This , Opinion

To understand divorce and the Right Wing, you first have to understand that fear is what it is, but sometimes becomes what you make it. The religious right is so afraid that gays are deteriorating marriage, and yet it is their fear that is the culprit, not the communities that they are afraid of. Could it be that the GLBT communities have and continue to be converting all the little boys and girls of the world? Not! Historically, it is the religious right that tirelessly works to convert people, not the GLBT […]

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From The Ashes

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: In Search Of , Opinion

From the ashes of tragedy a spirit has risen from within New York City to unite the citizenry of our great nation. What was meant to terrorize has galvanized us as Americans and awakened a sleeping giant, which has shown its strength and courage. And it is that strength that makes America great. It is not in our real estate, or our government – it is in the spirit of our people. Hero’s have stepped up in a moment of crises to risk their lives simply because they were needed […]

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A Quiet Storm

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: In Search Of , Opinion

“Do not avoid contact with suffering or close your eyes before suffering. Do not lose awareness of the existence of suffering in the life of the world. Find a way to be with those who are suffering by all means, including personal contact and visits, images, sounds. By such means awaken yourself and others to the reality of suffering in the world”. (Precept #4 Buddha’s 14 precepts for Inner Peace) I sat and thought about those words tonight. Especially here in New York it is commonplace to turn a blind […]

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