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Women Waging Peace in the Mideast

Women Waging Peace in the Mideast

As formal peace talks hover at ground zero in the Middle East, the region’s women are joining hands in more personal ways. For instance, a group called Women Wage Peace aims to unite Arab women from Palestine with their Arab and Jewish counterparts in Israel. Their...

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Finding Calm in a Conflict Zone

Finding Calm in a Conflict Zone

Living in an occupied country takes its toll. Basma Abu Sway, an Arab living in Palestinian Jerusalem, describes the mounting tensions in her community and country. "When you walk in the streets you feel the high stress,” says Basma. “Everyone is tense. People can...

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Live Like it’s Spring

Live Like it’s Spring

Springtime (1872) Claude Monet Why is it that with the arrival of Springtime I suddenly believe it’s a fine idea to weave flowers into my hair? The same force of nature that causes the awakening of seeds into new growth, the return of birds arcing through the blue...

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Strength in Stillness

Strength in Stillness

How is it possible for anyone—from a billionaire to a homeless person—to learn the same thing and find that it brings great relief and fulfillment to their life? The instant NYTimes best seller Strength in Stillness is described as a simple, straightforward...

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