Angela ‘Shiny-Things’ McAffee (Yeh) Manages to Meditate

‘Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.’ Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati I started trying to mediate for the health benefits.  Reduced stress, more focus, less chronic diseases.  WHAT?  You say?  It does all that!  (And more!) Yep – in a few recent studies meditation has shown to lengthen telomeres and increase telomerase activity.  (WhatContinue reading “Angela ‘Shiny-Things’ McAffee (Yeh) Manages to Meditate”

Growing Hope in the ‘Hood’ of the Whitelands

“Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well- warmed, and well-fed.”  Herman Melville A young black man in the brightest red suit I’ve ever seen, blue tie, blindingly white Nike sneakers came walking up the driveway yesterdayContinue reading “Growing Hope in the ‘Hood’ of the Whitelands”