Africa

Africa

Katy Payne is the kind of person I love to interview. For starters, she is warm and delightful, wise and instructive, about things I had never pondered before. And though eminent in her field of “acoustic biology,” she is not a famous name.

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Do we throw our hands up in the air or be the hummingbird? An illustrated story told by Wangari Maathai.

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Remembering a snowed-in encounter with the Kenyan Nobel Laureate.

A few days ago, a “Speaking of Faith” Google alert highlighted Kaye Thompson’s blog entry about her first year in Lesotho, Africa. Her reflections on serving in the Peace Corps is refreshing, honest, and vulnerable. I appreciate that. And, I found her description of cooperation among medical professionals and local healers hopeful and inspiring:

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Video of a troupe of dancers who express their mystical Sufi faith through exuberant movement and traditional music.

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