Downright Awestruck [SSL 301]

Today we are probing our sense of mystery and wonder.
Have you encountered AWE lately?
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Feature photo is from NASA. The first is MSH 11-52, a supernova remnant blowing a spectacular cloud of energized particles resembling the shape of a human hand, seen in data from Chandra, NASA’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE), and ground-based optical data.

Learning the Trees [SSL174]

Today, I’m featuring excerpts from an article found in Nautilus magazine online. It’s by Khriseten Bellows called “Death & Rebirth in Forests: On the Lives of Trees”.
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Soul School – Lesson 39: New Insights on Loneliness

Welcome to Soul School!

Soul School comes out each Wednesday (Hump Day – Midweek in the work week).

Today, I am featuring new insights on the topic of loneliness based on a recent article you can read here at Nautilus Magazine.

When we feel alone, we sense that there is something wrong. When we feel lonely we may think there is a problem with us and we might even feel ashamed. Research about who feels lonely, what happens from prolonged loneliness, and the actually FUNCTION of loneliness will probably surprise you.

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