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*RITUAL*
Two dedicated practitioners talk about rituals and women:
-Big Mommas and Golden Apples>by Luisah Teish

-Bringing Home the Light>by E.M. Broner
- A Community Creates a Rite of Passage for Girls
-Ms. Readers Share Their Personal Rituals

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*Bitter Harvest* Thailand's sex industry went big time with help from the U.S. military and the World Bank. The insatiable demand fuels a sex traffic that consumes the lives of ever-younger girls.>> A special report by Betty Rogers
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Rituals are used to honor ancestors and folks we know or simply admire. They can be acts of healing, hope, and faith. Rituals mark passages, provide solace, restore and affirm spirit, keep us on the good foot. They can protect, connect, and help us let go. You can follow a recipe or make them up as you go along. This month, dedicated practitioners talk about rituals and women:
Big Mommas and Golden Apples

> by Luisah Teish


Ms. Readers Share Their Personal Rituals

 
Bitter Harvest: Thailand's sex industry went big time with help from the U.S. military and the World Bank. Today it attracts hordes of customers. The insatiable demand fuels a sex traffic that consumes the lives of ever-younger girls.>> A special report by Betty Rogers
Chastity belts went out with the Middle Ages--now that's wishful thinking... MORE>>
Melinda Lackey's quiet nature belies her subversive organizing methods. MORE>>
Special Delivery: A study of first births of college-educated women, reports that black women MORE>>
In the U.S., girls' smoking habits vary by race. Black and Asian girls...MORE>>
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I Feel Witchy: A word from Ms. Editor-in-Chief Marcia Gillespie MORE>>
 
 
           
     

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