Dear Readers, We hope that spring is bringing a renewed sense of hope into your lives. You have probably noticed that in almost every issue of LILIPOH for the past two years we have included at least one Spanish language translation in the magazine. In past years, LILIPOH has worked closely with a team in China to translate complete issues ... Read More ►
By: Nancy Blanning It is fascinating when we begin to listen to what we say in common figures of speech. Many of these phrases have reference to physical sensing. We reference sight when we say, “Oh, I see!” We mean we understand something, which invokes a different kind of seeing that does not involve our physical eyes. We can sense ... Read More ►
By Jasmine Rose “The beauty of anti-racism is that you don’t have to pretend to be free of racism to be an anti-racist. Anti-racism is the commitment to fight racism wherever you find it, including in yourself. And it’s the only way forward.”— Ijeoma Oluo Growing up white in North America, having any awareness of race and racism is ... Read More ►
As I always say, a child is not born sexist; a child is not born racist; they are conditioned to these.
Dear Readers, I hope you can all make some space in your lives for deep thinking, contemplation, gardening, visits to a farm, for community, for family, for good meals with those in your household, or if you are still quarantining alone, with your pet, or with a friend on Zoom. Make time for that which nourishes you and helps build ... Read More ►