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Drumming for the Light

Aiming for Light – Music, Photo and Flow in MDO

“Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.” -Walt Whitman We can’t stand by admitting that we’re always okay. Even through positive and spiritual efforts, darkness can fall upon the soul like the dimming of a calm, radiant summer’s day. A cloud-covered horizon dismisses scattered light. There is potent darkness after the clarifying and …

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Best Vegan Gluten Free Food in Portland

After travelling the West Coast this summer, Portland really sticks out in my mind for the amount of amazing food options. The city is filled with exciting bakeries, restaurants and cafes. For those of us with dietary requirements, (see my article on negotiating a gluten free world) Portland is like heaven on Earth. For me I …

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How Yoga Club Presidency is Shaping my Mind

Little did I know that beginning Yoga Club on my university campus would be one of my greatest adventures yet. From attracting amazing people into my life, to being responsible for a gift that’s expanding to be a campus-wide movement, Yoga Club has been a mind-expanding experience. But it’s not all fun and easy. . …

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Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica

Whenever I think back to memorable experiences, I always notice that the most memorable are the unexpected encounters with nature. Such experiences are the driving force behind this article. I’m recalling an encounter I had that humbles me and drives me to creativity. The encounter was with a turtle. Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica …

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