conscious creativity

writing

THE GIFT OF WRITING: To be a good writer, you have to be giving

THE GIFT OF WRITING: To be a good writer, you have to be giving

“Compassion is a verb.” – Thich Nhat Hanh (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I teach...
July 31, 2015 × 2 comments

fiction

A WARNING: Story by Tihana Skoric

A WARNING: Story by Tihana Skoric

The last stubborn layers of snow melted away from the warm spring sun and carried away the black ash that had frozen on the river...
July 21, 2015 × 0 comments

poetry

POEM BY SUMOORA EL-AMMOURA: Sometimes I cry

POEM BY SUMOORA EL-AMMOURA: Sometimes I cry

Sometimes I cry Sometimes I cry but I don’t know why pushing my feelings deeper inside until there they no longer reside. My...
July 15, 2015 × 0 comments

conscious creativity

HEARTFELT HISTORY: How novels put the individual at the centre of the same stories textbooks tell

HEARTFELT HISTORY: How novels put the individual at the centre of the same stories textbooks tell

A literary surprise Recently, my wife Barbara—for whom I procure books—and I have found ourselves immersed in a spate of novels...
July 14, 2015 × 0 comments

essays

MEANING OF BEAUTY: Developing a healthy concept of beauty

MEANING OF BEAUTY: Developing a healthy concept of beauty

I was hesitant to write on the topic of beauty because I’m still in the middle of the work and many unpleasant experiences...
July 10, 2015 × 0 comments

quotations

QUOTES ABOUT EDUCATION: Some of the top quotations on education, school and learning

QUOTES ABOUT EDUCATION: Some of the top quotations on education, school and learning

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions. – Mandell Creighton If...
July 4, 2015 × 0 comments

fiction

A FRIENDSHIP’S BOND: Story by Tihana Skoric

A FRIENDSHIP’S BOND: Story by Tihana Skoric

I met Tom and Brian at school by the oak tree. It’s the largest tree at our school, so we fashioned it into a sort of beacon...
July 3, 2015 × 0 comments

quotations

QUOTES ON SMILING: 30 quotations that will put a smile on your face

QUOTES ON SMILING: 30 quotations that will put a smile on your face

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. – Thích Nhat Hanh Smile...
July 2, 2015 × 0 comments

poetry

POEM BY TIHANA SKORIC: What the Eyes Can’t See

POEM BY TIHANA SKORIC: What the Eyes Can’t See

From her little office, in the skyscraper where she works, she towers over the city. When she feels crowded in, she just takes...
June 28, 2015 × 1 comment