Category Archives: Inspiration

Interview with Daralyse Lyons

Loving Healing Press publishes most of my books. I happened to have a need to visit, and noticed a just-released book I thought would appeal to me, so asked Victor Volkman to email me a copy to review. Indeed, I … Continue reading

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Terra Carta: Prince Charles leading toward survival

For many years, Prince Charles has been more a figure of ridicule than of respect in Australia. I have always disagreed with this. Like his father, he has been a public voice for fairness and environmental justice. For example, he … Continue reading

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Cooperation beats intimidation

Statistically, Newark is near the top for the highest rates of murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, and car theft in the United States.. But… “Statistically” means this is the past. The present is MUCH better. The Newark, New Jersey Police … Continue reading

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On New Book Review Site

In December, I reviewed an excellent book, Ten Journeys on a Fragile Planet by Rod Taylor. Now, Carolyn Howard-Johnson is featuring it on her New Book Review Site. Please go over there to comment, and spread the word.

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What would YOU do with a huge lottery win?

Frances and Patrick Connolly have used theirs to improve thousands of lives, and are funding environmental projects. Their story will put a glow into your heart, and also, its author, Polly Toynbee, makes some points that had me cheering, comparing … Continue reading

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Angels from Jail

A family scraped up enough money to send their son to a private school, in order to keep him away from drugs, gangs and crime. Then the man had to stop work, and needed expensive heart surgery. Prisoners in jail … Continue reading

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A cartoon of love: the more you give the more you get

Caitlyn Jans drew my attention to this lovely story in cartoons. You just have to look.

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Three heroes for the environment

One of them is Kathleen O’Donnell, who since infancy has gone by the name Katta. She spent her childhood in my community, Moora Moora. Now she is a law student, and already a major challenge to the dinosaurs who are … Continue reading

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Yvonne Rowan on our times

Yvonne has sent me a message of such power that I feel the need of sharing it. Here is our relevant conversation: G’Day, Mate! The total idiocy of so many people makes me wonder how the human species has survived … Continue reading

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You CAN do it — the requirement is persistence

This is the message of Joan Edwards’ latest post. Do take a couple of minutes and read her inspirational advice.

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