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For another Christmas, music teacher, Cassandra Smith Portee has opened up the life of composer and songwriter, Irving Berlin, a Russian immigrant who lived in the US and who contributed to the world a Christmas timepiece.
Seele contributor, Rebekah Mazzei sheds light on the fact that not conforming to this world, but being an inhabitant of it, we have an advantage to break the mold of what is normal thinking and to truly act set apart from the rest.
Kimberlie Kessler is a mom, nurse, caretaker, business owner and blogger, she is a shameless Jesus follower and java junkie. She unpacks how we can often believe the lies of the enemy and accept them as truth.
Seele Contributor Ben Mack, writes on how reading the Bible with patience, allowing the words to slowly set in will allow you to hear God in a clearer way.
Rebekah Mazzei, lives in British Columbia and works in the corporate world. She recently went on a mission trip to Zambia, to work with Village of Hope, a Canadian charitable organization bringing hope to children in need throughout Africa. She shares her experience here.
Elementary school music teacher, Cassandra Portee unpacks the life and challenges of George Frideric Handel, famed German composer who dealt with being in constant debt, but who was able to compose some of the world's most memorable pieces- 42 operas, 29 oratorios, more than 120 cantatas, duets, and trios..
Seele Magazine interviewed Javier Colorado Soriano in March 2016 when as he was on his three year bicicyle journey around the world. Now, he is in South America in the Amazon crossing the Amazon in a conoe.
Danna Brown gives insight into whatever is going on in the world, evil is not winning.
Simone Smith has a passion for spiritual progress and peace, and is clumsily but successfully breaking through the noise and nonsense of this world to promote and engage in the things that really matter. Simone isn't ashamed of her past and mistakes, which include an addiction to pornography. Here she unpacks her struggle with porn in hopes that it might help someone else who may be battling with it.
In line with Seele's series, How's Your Soul?, guest writer Yarra Wellney sheds light on how our romantic relationships affects our race in life, as well as our relationship with God.
Katherine & Jay Wolf are survivors and storytellers, advocates and evangelists. In 2008, at the age of 26, Katherine nearly died from a catastrophic brainstem stroke. Her survival and recovery, not to mention that of her marriage and family, have been nothing short of miraculous. Katherine and Jay are in full-time ministry together through HOPE HEALS, leveraging their story to encourage those with broken bodies, broken brains, and broken hearts.
Elementary school music teacher, Cassandra Portee unpacks the struggles of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, famed Russian composer who dealt with depression and life's struggles, but who was able to compose some of the world's most memorable pieces of music including the Nutcracker suite.
Macey Ho spent most of her 20's in the music and advertisement business in London before deciding to take a leap into the world of Social Work. She is now finishing her last year of her Masters after spending 6 weeks in South Africa working and learning about the social needs of her people. Macey is from the U.K.
Communications professional, Katie McKenzie has worked with various international organizations and has traveled the world. In her career, she works to connect those in need around the world to those who have the capacity to meet those needs. Katie sheds light on the importance of focusing on a person's attributes, their "humanness" rather than their outward appearance. And that we humans are more similar than different.
Cynthia Dillon is the radio host of International Dialogues and principal at DIOLÚN Group
Kate Petrova is a Russian world traveler, photographer, global citizen, and businesswoman.
Music educator, Cassandra S. Portee unpacks German composer Ludwig Van Beethoven, a music genius and revolutionary. She explains why Beethoven was a revolutionary and gives 5 responses of things that can be taken away from his life and apply it to our lives today.
Kunal Patankar, food blogger and start up consultant keeps going back to Italy for the food, culture, history, scenery, and gelato.
For Seele's Mother's Day contribution, Cassandra S. Portee highlights 7 lessons she learned from her mother.