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  • Dating Advice from Bob Marley & Maya Angelou

    By Ilana Angel

    October 17, 2014 | 8:00 am

    I had lunch last week with a friend I hadn’t seen in a long time. I missed him and as we sat for lunch I noticed things. All things I’ve noticed before, but to be aware of them all at once was interesting. For example, he isn't a vegetarian like me, but ordered vegetarian. He put...

  • Maya Angelou: ‘As Seen Through These Eyes’

    June 23, 2014 | 12:57 pm

    This story originally appeared on hollywoodjournal.com.

    As I watched the memorial celebrating Dr. Maya Angelou I was deeply moved by the words expressed by former President Bill Clinton. “Maya called our attention with a clarity and power that will wash over people as long as...

  • Author, poet Maya Angelou dies at 86

    May 28, 2014 | 8:13 am

    American author and poet Maya Angelou, who is best known for her groundbreaking autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," has died at age 86 in North Carolina, her publisher confirmed on Wednesday.

    The prolific African-American writer penned more than 30 books, won...

  • The Undefeated Maya Angelou

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    May 28, 2014 | 7:51 am

    There are women in this world who become our collective mothers and heroes through unyielding kindness, female loving energy, sharp intellect, precise pen, and vulnerable hearts.

    No word can describe my love for Maya Angelou and what she meant to our world, only the fluttering in...

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  • Maya Angelou: Teacher of Quiet, Lady of Grace

    By Ilana Angel

    May 28, 2014 | 7:23 am

    This was originally posted on October 16, 2013. Dr. Angelou passed away today and my heart weeps. I will forever admire this woman. Thank you Maya, for easing my sorrow and teaching me to see the joy that surrounds me daily.

    I was speaking to someone about Maya Angelou yesterday...

  • An age of broken glances: On ‘Why Love Hurts’

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    December 19, 2012 | 10:00 am

    Each time I officiate at a marriage, I perpetrate a small fraud. I read the ketubah, the marriage contract, in its original Aramaic and then I read the “translation.” The translation is actually a confection of sweet-spun phrases about creating a home of warmth, openness, and...

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