Category Archives: Champions of peace

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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Ferguson: The telling is in the art

by Kathie MM Artists, musicians, and poets often seem to have a special capacity for empathy and a driving need to use their gifts to resist violence and oppression. Their work makes a chronically troubled world a better place, a … Continue reading

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