Bystander behavior in sexual abuse

Why do families, religious institutions, and universities – fail to intervene when sexual abuse is disclosed? Why do laws favor the perpetrators instead of the victims of abuse? How do sexual predators groom their victims and manipulate bystanders into looking the other way? How has “rape culture” permeated our media, our campuses, and our society?…

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Go with the flow in a meditative sound bath

The crystal bowls, Tibetan singing bowls, and planetary gongs used at events such as the recent “sound bath” at Grace Cathedral.Photo: Kara Cooper, Kara Cooper Photography.

Written by Jennifer Maerz on July 14, 2016 for Quoted from article: “On a Friday evening in May, 1,000 people lined the steps of Grace Cathedral, clutching blankets, pillows, yoga mats, eye masks and sleeping bags, awaiting entry to a sold-out event. A latecomer bounded up the steps, her disco jacket reflecting the scene…

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