Today is Ruby Bridges Day.


From Planting Peace: * Ralphie for peace and understanding! * Today is Ruby Bridges Day, to commemorate a brave little girl’s entry into an all-white school on November 14, 1960. As soon as Bridges entered the school, white parents pulled their own children out; all teachers refused to teach while a black child was enrolled. Only […]

The Buddha on Poverty – Pause


From https://www.facebook.com/bibeksheel.nepali.3?fref=ts: A poor man asked the Buddha, “Why am I so poor?” The Buddha said, “you do not learn to give.” So the poor man said, “And if I do not have anything?” Buddha said: “You have a few things, The Face, which can give a smile; The Mouth: you can praise or comfort others; […]