Butterfly Awakens: A Memoir of Transformation Through Grief

Butterfly Awakens
September 21, 2021

Butterfly Awakens: A Memoir of Transformation Through Grief April 12, 2018, The Seventh Anniversary of My Mother’s Passing We are not here to grow comfortably numb. This is not why we have shown up at this time or this place in this world. A life so constrained by judgments or mores, we—I—can’t do that anymore! Seven years ago, my mother left the physical plane. She would be joining me as…

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The Tale of the Two Marias

August 7, 2021

The Tale of the Two Marias The Two Marias were two sisters who lived in Santiago de Compostela and became famous in the 1950s and 1960s. They became famous for strolling together every day dressed in an eccentric way and provoking students in their own exquisite way. The sisters, Maruxa and Coralia, are immortalized in a sculpture in the Alameda Park in Santiago de Compostela. They became popular characters in…

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A Shamanic Memoir: The Jaguar and the Necktie

Shamanic memoir The necktie and the jaguar
June 29, 2021

A Shamanic Memoir to help you shift your Life The Jaguar and the Necktie A path of self-discovery may be a lifelong voyage of self-awareness, and in some ways, it is also an inner journey through our own connection with some eternal archetypes. Throughout time, the practice of Shamanism was adapting in response to different cultural needs and moving through tempos. A Shamanic Memoir of a Spiritual journey A Shamanic…

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ISRAELI WOMEN ON THE MARCH FOR PEACE

ISRAELI WOMEN ON THE MARCH FOR PEACE
June 21, 2021

ISRAELI WOMEN ON THE MARCH FOR PEACE By Marguerite dar Boggia For almost fifty years Palestine has been occupied by Israel. After Israel’s war on Gaza in 2014, Israeli women started a movement to build connections with Palestinian women. They also reached out to women and men of many other religious and political backgrounds. They believed that war will never bring peace and security. They are mothers. They do not…

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Childhood Empathy: Are You Raising a Child who Cares about Others?

April 11, 2021

Childhood Empathy: Are You Raising a Child who Cares about Others? Empathy is a feminine noun. According to the Dictionary: “action to put yourself in someone else’s place. Seeking to act or think the way he would think or act in the same circumstances.” The ability to put oneself in the other’s place does not depend only on genetics. Therefore, it is up to us adults to guide our children…

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Franz Kafka and The Traveling Doll

Franz Kafka
March 18, 2021

Franz Kafka and The Traveling Doll This story about a traveling doll from the life of Franz Kafka shows his depth of compassion, the transformative power of grief, and the magical power of storytelling. The Transformative Experience of Grief - Franz Kafka and The Traveling Doll A year before his death, the writer Franz Kafka saw in one of Berlin’s parks, a girl who was desperate because she had lost her doll….

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Roots and Antennas: Outlook of Brazilian Culture

cultural-roots-and-antennas
March 18, 2021

The Roots and Antennas Cultural View What Brazil Can Teach the World About Art and Culture An Interview with Celso de Carvalho A Cultural activist, Celso de Carvalho is a Brazilian Professor, Scholar, and Cultural entrepreneur. His solid professional experience encompasses an eclectic background. Experienced in dealing with Multinational companies such as Shell Company-Brazil (10 years), Brazil Telecom/Oi (Telecommunications), and wide-ranging work on the advertising field, product development, media, and broadcasting…

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The Rise of Fantastic Realism in Visual arts

Fantastic Realism in painting
March 17, 2021

The Rise of Fantastic Realism in Painting and Other Artistic Manifestations The term “Fantastic Realism” or “Magic Realism” came up in 1925, when art critic Franz Roh used it to speak of a trend or trend in German painting and Cultural scene. Even before Hitler’s fascist rule, some artists were painting canvases that mixed fantastic and realistic elements. Usually, they represented common scenarios that were crossed by, at least, an…

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Afraid of the Light

Afraid of the Light
March 3, 2021

Afraid of the Light: A Story about Facing Your Fears Afraid of the Light is a delightful story about overcoming fears and learning to try something new—for kids ages 4–7. Ditter Von Dapp is a quirky rabbit who is painfully afraid of the light. Having confined himself to a cozily dark cave to avoid his biggest fear, he is one day forced to light a candle in order to find…

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The Biggest Flower in the World

the biggest flower in the world
February 28, 2021

The Biggest Flower in the World “What if the stories for children became mandatory reading for adults? Would they be able to really learn what they have been teaching for so long? – José Saramago, in “The biggest flower in the world.” “The biggest flower in the world” is a beautiful story for children. Still, first, it is a legitimate Saramago. Transforming into a character, the author tells us that…

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