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Tulsi Gabbard | My spiritual path

I was raised in a multi-faith family studying both the Christian and Hindu scriptures. We observed Christmas and Janmastami (the birth of Jesus and the birth of Krishna). So my two primary sources of inspiration, spiritual comfort, and illumination come from the New Testament, and the Bhagavad Gita (the song of God), the ancient Hindu scripture spoken over 5000 years ago.  I realized that the essence of these two great […]

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What’s Love Got to Do With It | Movies You Might’ve Missed

Previously, The MOON has recommended quite a few films that portray the power of spirituality in politics– the trilogy by Canadian filmmaker Velcrow Ripper (Scared Sacred, Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action, and Occupy Love), for starters. The Life and Times of Harvey Milk, for another. Similarly, many of the documentaries about Native Americans, such as the excellent series 500 Nations, Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock, or Aluna, also reviewed […]

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Marianne Williamson | Why we need a Department of Peace

The only way to make peace with your neighbors is to make peace with your neighbors. I believe that if, over the last 50 years, more people around the world had seen the American flag decal on schools, hospitals, roads and so forth — as opposed to military installations and other material support for regimes in their countries which they themselves know not to be democratic — then we would […]

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What’s love got to do with it | MOON Shine

“Politics is personal. There’s a level of maturation that occurs when you allow yourself to look beyond yourself into a wider field of collective concern. It keeps us infantilized when we don’t address larger political social and economic issues. Anybody who’s looking the other way and just hoping somebody else is handling it, is not dwelling at the level of seriousness that we need to be at as women and […]

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