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Till the Ground for Healing

Elizabeth Lesser opened the 2014 Women & Power Conference and spoke to us about myths and stereotypes about women and men that hurt everybody—women, men, families, and...

Eight months shy of a hundred. And still

filled with the wonderment of a child. My grandmother

is a revelation tumbling in on itself. Songs

and secrets snaked into the creases of her smile.
Her 63-year-old hunch is...

Everything inside of you was floodlit, infinite
as daybreak. You were boisterous and bold,
sensitive and soft, arms open to anything

that would hold you. You were a cascade
of offerings. A toothy, overbite smile
that,...

What does it mean to be a man or woman today?  What will it mean in the future? How can we grow out of old roles that stifle us? How can we move from a culture of violence to a culture of care? How can we transcend what we have now to a world in...

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