Category Archives: Stories of engagement

What we can learn from Standing Rock—Part One

by Alice LoCicero North Dakota: At the daily meetings, anyone who wishes to speak can do so, for any length of time, on any topic. Others listen carefully, patiently, and respectfully, in order to learn from those who do, and … Continue reading

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What my filly taught me

By Kathie MM When I was thirteen, I tamed an outlaw horse named Heidi. She was pretty much a refugee from terror. She was a small, beautiful, and initially rather wild Morgan horse who had been viciously beaten and neglected. As a result … Continue reading

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The new brunch

By Deborah Belle If rallies are the new brunch, then I partook twice on Tax Day. I had long planned to attend the afternoon Tax Day rally on the Cambridge Common to insist that Pres. Trump disclose his tax returns. … Continue reading

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