African Development Solutions (Adeso), a Somalia-born, Somali-led organization, has been serving Somalia and the greater Horn of Africa since 1991. Yes, that would be since the beginning of the war; when everyone left, they stayed. Watch this short video to learn about the organization’s transformational work. Then go tell Nick Kristof.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.– Jiddu Krishnamurti
Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles and the water is clear?...– Tao Te Ching (via healthandwellnes)
This— this feeling, this unkind one, this uninvited one, this unsettling one, this one you’re trying to flee, suppress…submerge…supplant— is precisely where you need to be. Surrender.
Visible Children: Controversy: Did Invisible... →
visiblechildren: According to diplomatic notes leaked last year by whistle-blower site Wikileaks, Invisible Children tipped off the Ugandan government about the location of Patrick Komakech, now under arrest for treason. Komakech had been involved in a rebel group (the PPF) seeking to overthrow the current…
Maimonides’ Eight Levels of Charity
Timeless and borderless teachings for us all on giving. Let’s give, but please do so thoughtfully! There are eight levels of charity, each greater than the next.  The greatest level, above which there is no greater, is to support a fellow Jew by endowing him with a gift or loan, or entering into a partnership with him, or finding employment for him, in order to strengthen his hand...