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EmaBee Inspiration: Anne Frank

I’m in The Netherlands again this year for work for our second conference on “International Decision-Making in the Age of Genocide.” Last year our conference looked at the Rwandan Genocide, months after its 20th anniversary, and this year we are looking at the Srebrenica Massacre in Bosnia, which happened 20 years ago this July. 468 more words

EmaBee's Inspirations

Meditation Doodles & Friendship

One if my favorite authors (I know, I have a lot of them), is Kahlil Gibran. I love Gibran’s sentence structure, and soft, yet assured tone. 271 more words

Poetry

Emabee Inspiration: David Rakoff

As an avid listener of This American Life, David Rakoff’s unique voice felt like home to my ears. His way of storytelling rumbles the fibers in your chest, stopping you and catching you in a moment of the story he’s relaying but also in a moment of your own life’s unfolding. 264 more words

Art

EmaBee Inspiration: Snow and the Soul

From the writings of Thomas Moore

“The act of entering the mysteries of the soul, without sentimentality or pessimism, encourages life to blossom forth according to its own designs and with its own unpredictable beauty…it is an appreciation of the paradoxical mysteries that blend light and darkness into the grandeur of what human life and culture can be.” … 70 more words

Maryland

EmaBee Inspiration: "Higher Love"

Driving in my car to visit a friend for the weekend, I got myself stuck listening to this song on repeat, specifically the cover by James Vincent McMorrow. 307 more words

Annapolis

"Writers who can Remember Freedom"

“I think hard times are coming, when we will be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now, and can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies, to other ways of being. 216 more words

Art

Flashback: Hanoi Tailor Shop Delight

In our roaming around Hanoi (my brother, cousin and I after my Rotary Peace Fellowship in Thailand) we came across this wonderful tailor shop “Sun” 22 more words

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