Showing posts from May 24, 2020

When Crying reflects Happiness and Joy!

Under the leadership of Lisa Brennan and her unrelenting work with a variety of people and technicians especially our colleagues at GoDaddy, the has been regained. As you may know, the site was hacked and hijacked and not available for several days. Lisa worked to get it back and ensure the necessary safeguards and security protocols to prevent a reoccurrence. We are instituting a different level of security review with enhanced monitoring systems. And while the prepping and platforming of the pending issue has been delayed, over the next several days, we will regroup and endeavor to get the issue ready for launch as soon as possible. We will keep the aaduna community advised. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we dealt with a still unknown adversary. bill <><><> *  aaduna is an exclusively volunteer-driven staffed and global journal. During this period of world-wide COVID-19, we remain keenly sensitive t

Of Words and Images

The special aaduna 2020 double issue will feature a diverse array of tantalizing words transformed and woven into poems, fiction and non-fiction. And those inspiring words will be complemented by poignant visual images that will prompt discovery and reflection. Here are a few excerpts, snippets and teasers from the forthcoming May/June issue. Christella Almonacy (Photo provided) Timeless Vengeance Libya; 63 B.C. He was arrogant, self-righteous, and claimed to have been sent by the gods. No man that overbearing could possibly have been given a task by the gods. From the moment they met, Anatha knew that he would bring her nothing but trouble. She chose to treat him, nonetheless.             Her clay hut looked just as ordinary as the ones around it. There were no mystical talismans, no indiscernible markings, nor any other such thing alluding to any evildoings. Nothing but a humble garden adorned the small house within the Sahara Desert oasis. - Christella Alm