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HOORAY FOR CHELSEA MICHIGAN HIGH SCHOOL!

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I was recently so impressed by the important precedent set by Michigan's Chelsea High School. This year, they have chosen to replace the annual homecoming queen title with an excellence award instead. This change resulted from the high school’s 2016 #WhyYouMatter campaign. The new award will be open to all students regardless of gender. Drew Vanderspool, president of the Student Council, wrote in a letter, “Responses to the change have mostly been positive, though some students who were hoping to be named homecoming queen are disappointed.” 

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Awakening to Eckhart Tolle's Teachings


For a number of years I have been familiar with Eckhart Tolle, listening online to his presentations and reading his book The Power of Now. Tolle is a German-born resident and described his childhood as unhappy—his parents fought and eventually separated. In addition he felt alienated from a hostile school environment. When he was thirteen he moved to Spain and lived with his father, who did not insist he attend high school. Instead, Tolle studied literature, astronomy, and various languages at home. When he was fifteen he read several books by Joseph Anton Schneiderranken—a German mystic—and responded very deeply to those books. Tolle was depressed for much of his life, until he was twenty-nine and experienced an “inner transformation”; for several years he wandered in a state of deep bliss.

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ONE MAN RIGHTS HIS WRONGS

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Although a previous blog presented the trials and tribulations of the homeless, today’s blog features an unusual tale of a man who “righted his wrongs” and the beneficial impact this had on numerous homeless people, as well as on youth at risk.

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A YOUNG WOMAN ON A FIERCE CROSS-COUNTRY MISSION

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Yanise Ho, originally from Hong Kong, has defied multiple cultural and gender expectations by traveling across the United States with nothing but a forty-three-pound backpack and a pair of rollerblades. According to MSN News, this twenty-three-year-old hopes to verify female empowerment and prove there is more good in the world than we think. 

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THE CARTERS: A STRONG AND GROUNDED RELATIONSHIP

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The epitome of a successful relationship is that of a harmonious, long-term marriage, which suggests that the masculine and feminine energies are balanced within each person and as a couple. Such is the case of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, who have been married for over seventy years. In a 2016 interview by Lynn Okura Bey on OWN, the former president said he knew Rosalynn was the girl he was going to marry after their first date. 

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