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Ten Ways You Can Help an Endangered Species

As a kid, I was obsessed with whales. I saw the movie Free Willy and grew determined to become a whale activist. I learned all kinds of Orca facts, and even harassed my friends and family for using too much water, telling them to save some for the whales (not sure how I came up with that one). When my parents took me to …continue

Adam Bucko: How Youth Leaders Can Address the Climate Crisis

Last December, the Global Peace Initiative of Women (GPIW) held a side event at the COP21 conference in Paris entitled “The Inner Dimensions of Climate Change – Spiritual Perspectives.” The event featured a presentation by Vandana Shiva, and conversations with Acarya Judy Lief, Father Michael Holleran, and Adam Bucko, among many other spiritual leaders and practitioners. In this …continue

The Morning Star: 9 Things You Didn’t Know about Venus

We’ve all heard the quote, “Men are from Mars; women are from Venus,” but how many of us actually know why that saying stands? Do you know its astrological significance, or the mythology behind the only planet in our solar system named after a female figure? With help from Divine Love Astrology and Person-to-Person Astrology, …continue

What Is Mercury Retrograde?

Chances are you’ve heard at least one person blame a Mercury retrograde for their busted phone, missing emails, or other technological misfirings. Living and working where I do, I’ve grown fairly comfortable with the idea—I’ve had at least one meeting rescheduled because of Mercury retrograde-related issues—without ever thinking about what it means, and why it happens. So, what does it mean for …continue