Posts Tagged “Mother’s Day”

Mother’s Day (Interfaith) to all the Mothers!

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Mother’s Day (Interfaith) to all the Mothers!

Mother’s Day (Interfaith) to all the Mothers! By Mike Ghouse Happy Interfaith Mother’s Day to all the mothers and particularly the single mothers and single fathers who are defacto mothers. Article includes ‘Mother’ in different religious traditions, the name ‘Mother’ in 115 languages and honoring a few women that I know and appreciate,  including my Mother…

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Mother of Mother’s Day & Women’s March to Ban the Bomb

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Mother of Mother’s Day & Women’s March to Ban the Bomb

Mother of Mother’s Day & Women’s March to Ban the Bomb Mother’s Peace Day was a call to all mothers to rally for Peace. Mother’s for Peace faded away after President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the day as Mother’s Day in 1914. Anna Jarvis is known as the “Mother of Mother’s Day” who fought against the “hordes of…

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Syria and the Mother Of All Sleep: Yoga Nidra

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Syria and the Mother Of All Sleep: Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra literally means yogic sleep Mother’s Day gifts of Yoga Nidra are helping The Circle of Health International keep the Al-Iman Hospital open in Syria By Eileen Fleming When we practice Yoga Nidra we are gifting ourselves and benefiting others. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been killed and eleven million displaced since the chaos began six years…

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The Mother of Mother’s Day

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The Mother of Mother’s Day

By Eileen Fleming The genesis of Mother’s Day in the U.S.A. began with Anna Jarvis, an Appalachian homemaker who organized for a day to raise awareness of poor health conditions in her community.   Fifteen years later, Julia Ward Howe, a Boston poet, pacifist, suffragist, and author of the lyrics to the “Battle Hymn of…

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Women Peacemakers to Cross the DMZ in Korea

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Women Peacemakers to Cross the DMZ in Korea

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate Why are we planning to walk across the DEMILITARIZED ZONE (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea? Almost two years ago, when Christine Ahn proposed international women peacemakers walk across the De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) which separates North and South Korea as an important action to help support Korean women…

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