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The little Kawthoolei Garden in East Central

Community gardens are becoming practical ways to cultivate a more healthy neighborhood and foster opportunities to build more relationships within the community they are planted within. Three years ago, Jacob’s Well started a garden and this year looks like it’s going to be even more fruitful than it has been. …

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Study shows pro-LGBT religious voices underrepresented in national media

GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, today released ‘Missing Voices: A study of religious voices in mainstream media reports about LGBT equality’ in partnership with the University of Missouri Center on Religion & the Professions. The study analyzes messages presented in national …

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Buddhist abbey offers young adult program

This summer young adults ages 18 to 29 can explore the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism within Western at Sravasti Abbey, a Buddhist monastic community in Newport. During the Young Adults: Exploring Buddhism 2012  residential program, guests will be fully integrated into the Sravasti community and will learn meditation, participate in Dharma teachings …

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