Today’s Goodness: Worried about the earth? Need some suggestions for how you can do your part? Check out this site we found: Team Earth. Find tips on what to do more of and what to do less of to make a difference in the fight against climate change. You can also find facts, other members of Team Earth, and a blog so you can keep tabs on what is happening.
Take a swing by Team Earth and check it out.
Dream big! ~The SBNR Team
“In looking for this single external person or thing that will forever bring us peace, stability, love, and health, we dismiss the more authentic power that lies behind our eyes and not in front of them… It is not what we choose that matters; our power to influence an outcome lies in our reasons for making a certian choice.”
From: Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing
By Caroline Myss
“Take Me Out” by Atomic Tom. This video was filmed unannounced on Friday October 8, 2010 aboard the New York City B Train, over the Manhattan Bridge into Brooklyn and edited from 3 iPhone cameras. All footage is performed 100% live and executed in one take.
1. Faheem Younus: The U.S. Constitution Promotes Equality, the Bible Doesn’t
“…when we Americans talk about “liberty and justice for all” we are alluding to equal rights for all human beings regardless of their race, gender or religion. As a naturalized American of Asian descent, I firmly attest to the fact that our constitution lives by these values. But the Bible?”
2. Anne Elizabeth Wynn: The Hindu Two-Step
“These words caught my eye. “In the spiritual world, say Vaishnava poets, ‘every word is a song, every step a dance.’” Such a beautiful description of spiritual mindfulness,and such a pretty photo of a dancer across from it.”
3. Lauri Lebo: One in Eight Biology Teachers Creationists
“An unsettling Penn State University study published last week indicates that one of of eight biology (biology!) teachers reject evolution. Thirteen percent of 926 participants in the National Survey of High School Biology Teachers said they openly taught creationism or its kissing cousin intelligent design in the classroom.”
Top Spirituality News:
1. The Kansas City Star/AP: Obama Discusses Faith at National Prayer Breakfast
“President Barack Obama said Thursday that his faith has deepened during his two years in the White House, and he urged lawmakers to rely on their own faith to build a spirit of civility in Washington following the shooting of a congresswoman.”
2. ABC News/AP: Muslims Seek Change in Their Hollywood Story
“After years of watching Muslims portrayed as terrorists in mainstream TV and movies, an advocacy group hopes to change that image by grooming a crop of aspiring Muslim screenwriters who can bring their stories — and perspective — to Hollywood.”
3. The Huffington Post/RNS: ‘U.S. Marine for Christ’ Prompts Suit at Air Force Academy
“Professors at the U.S. Air Force Academy have filed suit in a bid to stop a school prayer luncheon headlined by a motivational speaker who calls himself a “U.S. Marine for Christ.”