Creative Expression

Omega: How can writing help the future of feminism?

Erica: I saw an interesting segment on the news that made me very hopeful. A group of young progressives were talking about how writing can change the...

What it is: Dancing meditation helps you cultivate a sense of oneness as you focus on the music and rhythms of the dance. The practice can be quiet and meditative or ecstatic, rhythmic, and trance-inducing. Some forms of dancing...

The digital age isn’t just about posting selfies or broadcasting your every thought. Since the launch of the first social network site, Friendster, in 2002, millions of people...

What: Chanting meditation is a musical practice during which you sing or chant sacred mantras, phrases, and/or songs, often accompanied by live instruments. Some practices sing or chant in unison; others follow a call-and-...

Serves 4 to 6

Ingredients

2 large fresh beets, peeled and chopped
One 22-ounce can or jar of tomato sauce
2-to-3 cups of water, depending on desired consistency
Salt and freshly ground black...

Makes 2 quarts.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons oil, plus oil for sautéing 
1/2 cup millet
1 1/2 cups water
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
2...

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
...

Serves 15 to 20 people, depending on serving cup size.

Ingredients

One 14-ounce package extra-firm tofu
One 14-ounce package firm tofu
Pinch of salt
⅓ cup maple syrup or agave
10 ounces...

The Omega Peace Quilt is an annual seasonal community project led by fabric artist Helema Kadir. The results are always unique, beautiful, and meaningful. Each quilt is an original piece of fabric art and community folk craft with a coloful...

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