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Moral Intelligence, Guns and Attack on Aid Workers

Posted on 03 September 2010 by Patricia Gras

What I learned this week: When people criticize me or bring me down, I have to learn from it, change if necessary but keep an eye on the prize and never give up my dreams.

What I am grateful for: My master teachers who give me a hard time.

Here’s a sneak-peek into what’s on Living Smart and Latina Voices this week on Living Smart: Moral Intelligence with John Bradshaw.
Author, counselor, theologian and lecturer John Bradshaw discusses his newest book, Reclaiming Virtue, the definition of virtue and how to live life with moral intelligence. Referencing his own experiences as a former seminarian and recovered alcoholic, Bradshaw takes these theological and philosophical concepts and applies them to our everyday lives. Bradshaw draws on decades of psychological, social, and theological expertise he has used in numerous lectures and previous books. I found John Bradshaw to be highly entertaining and a great storyteller. I really enjoyed interviewing him.
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Imus fired

Posted on 03 September 2010 by Patricia Gras

Imus was fired. I am actually surprised. I thought financial considerations would be more important to the network than doing the right thing. I hear a lot of anger from people who believe there is a double standard because black men insult black women often on the radio, in their hip hop songs or narrative.
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Iran, US Iran relations and the release of prisoners

Posted on 03 September 2010 by Patricia Gras

I was so glad when I heard the news yesterday. Iran released the British sailors. It was welcome news after weeks filled with anxiety about what could happen next.

After watching the documentary “the secret” and learning more about the law of attraction. (By the way I have been a student of metaphysics for many years so I know our thoughts have a tremendous influence in what happens in our lives.) I had for the past few weeks prayed for peace in our planet. I could not imagine us involved in another war for whatever reason.
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