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TEARS OF HUNGER: He’s her eyes and she’s his future…darkness.

TEARS OF HUNGER: He’s her eyes and she’s his future…darkness.

October 23, 2008 Somewhere in Zambia Standing in front of a human being shedding a single tear that barely has the strength to roll...
November 10, 2012 × Comments are Disabled

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MICRO-VOLUNTEERING: A little bit of time and a computer is all it takes

MICRO-VOLUNTEERING: A little bit of time and a computer is all it takes

Lack of time is the limiting factor preventing many would-be volunteers from offering their skills to a cause. Yet it seems most people...
September 1, 2012 × 1 comment

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VOLUNTEER FOR A FREE TIBET: Enabling Tibetan exiles in India

VOLUNTEER FOR A FREE TIBET: Enabling Tibetan exiles in India

In just the past two years two dozen Tibetans have self-immolated in protest of the Chinese government’s harsh treatment of...
August 10, 2012 × 2 comments

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SLACKTIVIST OR SOCIAL CHAMPION?: Clicking for a cause does more than people think

SLACKTIVIST OR SOCIAL CHAMPION?: Clicking for a cause does more than people think

Slacktivist—the derogatory term immediately casts a shadow of low expectations, which, like any form of discrimination, ends up...
August 6, 2012 × 1 comment

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REMEMBERING JOSEPH: Caring for an abandoned child in Rwanda after the genocide

REMEMBERING JOSEPH: Caring for an abandoned child in Rwanda after the genocide

The year was 1994. I flew to Kigali, Rwanda at the end of an unprecedented genocide that left over a million people dead. The crocodiles...
July 24, 2012 × 10 comments

travel-living, volunteerism

VOLUNTEER ABROAD: Long-time travel-liver Jane Olivier shares her experiences volunteering abroad

VOLUNTEER ABROAD: Long-time travel-liver Jane Olivier shares her experiences volunteering abroad

There are people who love to travel. And there are people who derive great meaning in life from volunteering. The Mindful Word co-editor...
May 12, 2012 × Comments are Disabled

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PEOPLE WHO CARE: Dr. Cary Rasof—to heal the world and know the truth

PEOPLE WHO CARE: Dr. Cary Rasof—to heal the world and know the truth

After completing your schooling, where did you go and why? My life was a hard life. Who I was wasn’t the norm and feeling different...
May 1, 2012 × 2 comments

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EVERYDAY ACTIVISM: Six steps we can take to change the world

EVERYDAY ACTIVISM: Six steps we can take to change the world

Climate change. Genetically-Modified Food. Cancer. Poverty. War. Sometimes it’s hard to get up in the morning and be fearless,...
April 10, 2012 × 1 comment

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QUEST FOR CHANGE: Social networking for social change

QUEST FOR CHANGE: Social networking for social change

Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter proved integral to the success of last year’s Arab Spring. The revolutions...
March 20, 2012 × 1 comment

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