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“Kindness has no religion. Religions are like narrow tracks but kindness is like an open sky.” Nonviolence: The Transforming Power, Amit Ray THE BeZINE Be Inspired. Be Creative. Be Peace. Be. Opportunity Knocks Submissions deadline for the March issue – themed Waging the Peace – is March 10  at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard. Please send text in the body of the email not as an attachment. Send photographs or illustrations as attachments. No google docs or… Read More

“The soul is silent. If it speaks at all it speaks in dreams.” It Is Daylight, Louise Gluck  CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks BOSTON REVIEW is currently reading query letters and unsolicited nonfiction up to 5,000 words. Watch the site for its 2019 poetry and fiction contest announcement. Details HERE. FOCUS ON THE FAMILY MAGAZINE, Helping Families Thrive™ discusses marriage and parenting from a biblical perspective and has an open call for article submissions…. Read More

“Today we live in a society in which spurious realities are manufactured by the media, by governments, by big corporations, by religious groups, political groups… So I ask, in my writing, What is real? Because unceasingly we are bombarded with pseudo-realities manufactured by very sophisticated people using very sophisticated electronic mechanisms. I do not distrust their motives; I distrust their power. They have a lot of it. And it is an astonishing… Read More

Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower, We will grieve not, rather find Strength in what remains behind, In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be, In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of human suffering, In the faith that looks through death, In years that bring the philosophic mind. – William Wordsworth, excerpt from “Ode: Intimations of Immortality from… Read More