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timothy-carstensen's picture
Oct.08.2011
By way of autobiographical introduction and conveying my interest in humanitarian service abroad, I am inaugurating my Red Room writings with a series of edited journal entries from my own experiences in Africa last summer. Enjoy my adventures and let me know your experiences and opinions.  ...
sheila-english's picture
Apr.14.2011
p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Eric Greitens is a rare breed... This Missouri-born US Navy SEAL officer can say a great deal about his life, though he has yet to celebrate his fortieth birthday. In fact, it makes for quite an interesting book and one that proves why might should always...
sheila-english's picture
Apr.14.2011
p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Eric Greitens is a rare breed... This Missouri-born US Navy SEAL officer can say a great deal about his life, though he has yet to celebrate his fortieth birthday. In fact, it makes for quite an interesting book and one that proves why might should always...
pamela-ferris-olson's picture
Oct.25.2010
In a lawless area of Mexico where police officers frequently quit because of low pay and high risks, where police chiefs and mayors are regularly murdered, and where drug cartels seem to be in control, one town’s solution to these problems is more remarkable than any movie I’ve ever watched. The...
molly-secours's picture
Feb.10.2010
Two and a half years ago I sat draped in a tattered, faded blue dressing gown across from a stranger who solemnly uttered the phrase: "you have cancer." In Touretts like fashion four words instantly erupted in my brain countering the proclamation with: "I want to live". In...
ugonna-wachuku's picture
Jul.10.2009
Prologue "Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains." ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau "The desire to be as civil as possible is a deep motive for the contemplative life." ~M. Scott Peck In Geneva today, the human creative spirit is not in chains. One is invited to let one's...
ben-campbell's picture
Jun.26.2009
I received this email yesterday. What do you think I should do? I would like to invite you to send your complete manuscript to us. Please send your complete manuscript to the below mentioned mailing address. Please include:* Your Complete Manuscript* Any pictures you want considered for the...
tehry-smith's picture
Oct.03.2008
Barefoot College has been and continues to be a very positive and powerful experience in the lives of many people throughout India. The code of conduct by which it operates and empowers is an excellent example of the good that is inherent in each of us...  simplicity of purpose,  humility of spirit...