A list of children’s books sensitising on cultural diversity, inclusion and social inequalities can be found on my website One Humanity.
The book Where Children Sleep by James Mollison portrays children around the world and their sleeping places, from rich to poor, from a monastery, to a children’s home, a tent, a field, a penthouse.
“Being a part of the routine work of running a household helps children develop an awareness of the needs of others, while at the same time contributing to their emotional well-being.”
Here is the full article Happy Children do Chores from the New York Times
“How we spend our days is how we spend our life.”
– Annie Dillard, author
Colourful pedestrian crossing on the day of Pride Zurich.
Liberation is being without anxiety about non-perfection.
– Quoted by Tara Brach
Felsentor Zen meditation center, Rigi.
“Forgiveness is the only way to reverse the irreversible flow of history.”
– Hannah Arendt
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”
– Anaïs Nin, French-Cuban-American writer, 1903 – 1977
Quote posted on Tina Roth Eisenberg’s blog. Thank you Tina for sharing your inspiring thoughts and reflections. I have learned a lot from them and it has given me a lot of joy.
Being realistic leads to mediocrity.
Mount Everest seen from Gokyo Peak, Nepal.
Mindful intention and attention lead to awareness and transformation.
Xray of Buddha statue. Rietberg Museum.
“I want you to act as you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is.”
– Greta Thunberg, 16 year old environmental activist, her poignant speech at the World Economic Forum can be found here.