Can Hundreds of Thousands of Tweets Help Save a Saudi Teen’s Life? #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | January 25, 2019

Barricaded in an airport hotel room in Bangkok on January 5th, her passport seized by Saudi authorities, 18-year-old Saudi teen Rahaf al-Qunun desperately wrote her first-ever tweet in Arabic, “I’m the girl who ran away to Thailand. I’m now in real danger because the Saudi embassy is trying to force me to return. I’m afraid.…

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The Ghost of El Tejano

By Lizbeth Hartz | January 13, 2019

The first time something otherworldly happened to me, I was four years old. Drawn like a magnet to a desert ironwood tree in Tucson, Arizona, I wrapped my little arms as far as they’d go around the big knobby trunk. I’ll never forget the energy like electricity slowly snaking through me. I felt so alive.…

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An Epiphany on Epiphany

By Lizbeth Hartz | January 6, 2019

Living in the countryside of central Spain in the early sixties felt magical for 8-year-old me. I still remember our home address: Patrocinio (he who gives his protection), Gomez (man) Tres (three), Canillejas (a region 5 miles northeast of Madrid). Although roving bands of gypsies traveled in tattered wagons through the countryside, these fast-change artists…

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Four New Year’s Resolutions from Seth

By Lizbeth Hartz | December 31, 2018

I’m a longtime follower of the teachings of the entity called Seth, channeled through writer Jane Roberts, his words transcribed by her husband Rob Butts. I continue to embrace Seth’s core teachings that consciousness creates matter; that each individual creates his or her own reality through their thoughts, beliefs and expectations; and that the “point of…

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Five Fabulous Folks Who Created Positive Changes in 2018 #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | December 27, 2018

On 23 December 2018, while digging for positive news stories, I uncovered an inspirational story reported by CNN’s Impact Your World. Throughout the year, CNN brings us stories of average people who’ve discovered extraordinary ways to help others. Although their backgrounds and circumstances are different, their motives are the same: to create positive change and…

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A Christmas Miracle

By Lizbeth Hartz | December 24, 2018

On the afternoon of Christmas Eve’s eve, in 2012, when Barry and I lived in a condo complex in Mililani Town, I was hanging out with the neighborhood kids—mostly girls, a couple of boys—at the new jungle gym outside B building. The girls, would-be gymnasts all, jumped and twirled and did amazing flips on the…

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