A Canadian moose can now walk in peace and safety all the way to South America [Ed.: But, why? To visit an aunt in Ecuador?], thanks to Harrison Ford. He and other wealthy, influential celebrities quietly worked together for years to purchase land along corridors that connect various wildlife refuges and national parks. —Pronoia, by Rob Brezsny
Become a rapturist–the opposite of a terrorist. Conspire to unleash blessings on unsuspecting recipients….–Pronoia
In the future, judges will send criminals to holy spots where reverence-provoking beauty will overwhelm their addiction to hatred.–Pronoia
We’re all family, according to Guy Murchie, who claims you have at least a million relatives as close as tenth cousin, and no one on Earth is any further removed than 50th cousins!–Pronoia
Every atom you possess has almost certainly passed through several stars and been part of millions of organisms on its way to becoming you. We are each so atomically numerous and so vigorously recycled at death that a significant number of our atoms–up to a billion for each of us–probably once belonged to Shakespeare. A billion more each came from Buddha and Genghis Khan and Beethoven, and any other historical figure you care to name…. (It takes the atoms some decades to become thoroughly redistributed; however much you may wish it, you are not yet one with Elvis Presley.) —A Short History of Nearly Everything, by Bill Bryson
Sister Alma Rose’s Hero of the Day: Sister Margie the Eternal Optimist….