Singing the Body

Singing the Body

Today as I look forward to rehearsing with Sahara Peace Choir for an upcoming concert, I recall the teachings of sound healer Gina Sala. Awhile back, Gina led Kirtan devotional chanting at the Yoga Sky Temple, high above the bay in Yelapa a fishing village south of Puerto Vallarta.

Every Day by David Levithan

Every Day by David Levithan

A beautifully startling premise! Daily incarnation, and, the changing body doesn’t limit love. “A” wakes every day in a different...

Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick

Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick

The book title, Never Fall Down, is borrowed from a command Arn Chorn-Pond gave himself in order to survive. He...

Moonbird by Phillip Hoose

Moonbird by Phillip Hoose

The reader soars on the wind with this red knot of the subspecies rufa, flying 9000 miles every fall and...

October Mourning by Leslea Newman

October Mourning by Leslea Newman

Instead of reading a review of this book by me, you can listen to this recording by author Lesléa Newman....

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodsen

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodsen

Each Kindness is a realist’s picture book whose lack of happy ending encourages reflection. The illustrations by E.B Lewis perfectly...

Our Lady of Guadalupe Tonantzin

Tonantzin, Our Lady of Guadalupe

art by Ana Maria Vasquez available from Fair Trade Crafts She has many names, the woman who appeared on the...

Soonchild by Russell Hoban

Soonchild by Russell Hoban

SOONCHILD, authored by Russell Hoban and illustrated by Alexis Deacon, is classified in my library as YA (young adult fiction),...

Out of Time

Out of Time

We are perhaps the first species to become conscious of our own evolution, aware that we can destroy ourselves, or, make...

Disturb the ‘Peace’!

Disturb the ‘Peace’!

In the year 1947, the UN General Assembly declared October 24, the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations,...