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From Fear to Gratitude: Making Peace with my Breath

From Fear to Gratitude: Making Peace with my Breath

I had read somewhere that how you breathe says a lot about how you live life and your relationship to life. This struck me because I realised my breathing was mainly in the chest, it was shallow, short and rapid. When I tried to breathe deeply, I felt constrained by...

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“Are you Muslim or Christian?”: Opening to the Third Way

“Are you Muslim or Christian?”: Opening to the Third Way

At a religiously mixed private high school in Beirut, a grade 10 student in my class asked me, “Are you a Muslim or Christian?” “Why the question?” I asked. My students had asked me this repeatedly during the year and I had attempted to avoid answering but to no...

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Returning to Lebanon: Discovering my First Calling

Returning to Lebanon: Discovering my First Calling

  I was 21 years old in 1997 when I first returned to Lebanon. Like most Lebanese families during the internationalized civil war (1976-1989), my parents migrated to Greece where I was raised shortly after I was born in Beirut. When the war in Lebanon erupted my...

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Dr. Lena Bahou

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