When Lewis and Clark first formed the Corps of Discovery, it consisted of 59 people and one dog. Most were military men, but some were civilians. Of those, Sacajawea, her husband Charbonneau, and their baby Jean Baptiste are probably the best known. Another who has often been written about was an interpreter and fur trapper […]
“Those who live life see much. Those who travel see more.” -Unknown Billboards have many messages for us. Often messages trying to sell us something. They’re big and colorful and often not easy to ignore. I often do thought. But when you sit in the back of the car feeling like a lumpy vegetable because […]
Don’t use jargon to describe people. It’s both disrespectful and bad writing. I never called my parents alcoholics; I showed myself pouring vodka down the sink. Give information in the form you received it. —Mary Karr, The Art of Memoir
At the heart of this spiritual practice we must be prepared to pause every so often, take a deep refreshing breath of attention, and then simply respond to God’s goodness with a smile, or a prayer, or a fist-pump, or maybe even a small dance of joy.
Nik MacmillanIt’s unfair that you should get to shrink me down into palatable pieces when I must live with the whole of me, day in and day out. You can never truly get inside another’s mind, but I suppose I could tell you about the amount of dreams I’ve had about bleeding, crumbling teeth. About…
I’m going to let you do your work, write your story, construct your plan. And instead of resisting, I’m going to surrender to you.
Colliding neutron stars have confirmed theories about gamma-ray bursts and the origin of gold and other heavy elements in the universe. Michael Lucy reports.
Basically, the foundation of all philosophy is mankind’s innate curiosity to gain an insight into his remote past, to establish the innate purpose of life and to attempt to create models for the future of mankind resulting from a keen study of the past and the present. However, the depth and quality of any philosophy […]
The “Me Too” campaign on social media highlights the prevalence of misogyny, sexual harassment and assault. But our online engagement may take us farther from resolution.
Photographer Lorena Turner is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this intimate documentary. To see Lorena’s body of work click on any photograph. My son was born around 5pm after a long and very difficult labor. The TV in the hospital room paralleled his birth with coverage of the rescue effort […]