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A Gathering of Women for Peace…And My Realization

Today I attended a Women’s Interfaith Peace Discussion held by the Soka Gakkai International. The SGI is a Nichiren Buddhist organization to which I belong. About 2 years ago I began practicing Buddhism as a part of my daily life. But that is a whole other story! Back to the discussion meeting. A group of… Continue reading A Gathering of Women for Peace…And My Realization

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Sad and Difficult Decisions

I recently made the most difficult decision I have ever had to make. After months of stress, anxiety and feeling as though I was being treated unfairly, I resigned from my position as a kindergarten teacher. This was not a decision I took lightly. I dwelled on it. Dreaded going in for months. I became… Continue reading Sad and Difficult Decisions

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A Continuing Need for Change

As a white woman, I have been lucky enough not to encounter much discrimination in my life. I don’t fail to recognize the privilege under which I was born due to the color of my skin. I also don’t fail to recognize that I have at times, more than I would like to admit, held… Continue reading A Continuing Need for Change