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Mark Jordan

"Picturing Hope Around the World"

Napa, CA, USA
male, age 58
single, 2 children
Speaks: Some Teenager, English
Joined Nov 22, 2008

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I believe that there are not enough stories of hope today. So my goal is to change that. Every week, I'll be sharing stories of people making a difference and providing hope. If they inspire you to do something, then please let me know.

As for me, I only support positive causes. I'm pro-peace, pro-hope, pro-elevation of the human spirit. Please don't ask me to join any fights, or anti causes, because I don't want to give my energy to whatever you're fighting against. It might sound like semantics to you, but it's important to me.

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Hometown Silicon Valley, CA 
Birthday Dec 08, 1959  
Languages Some Teenager, English  
About Me My goal is to find stories of people doing great work to bring hope to the people who need it most. In doing so, I hope to bring attention to ways we all can support these people and the work they do.
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Activist Aspirations
Political Leaning
Religions Spiritual but not religious  
Eating Habits  
Wild Fact About Me I'm learning to explore life through my body and not just my mind.
My Philosophy Feel what's right, then do it with your whole heart.
What Gives Me Hope People stepping up and doing the right thing, regardless of the cost. Dreamers, poets, artists of all types.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by I'd make education the top priority because with education, people see possibilities rather than limitations. And possibilities bring hope.
What/who changed my life and why Visiting Africa in 2007
It showed me how valuable hope is. I toured a couple of IDP camps in Northern Uganda as well as in a remote and rural village in Rwanda.
What Bugs Me  
Passions making a difference, environment  
Inspirations great teachers, my daughter, my son, children, good people, courage  
What Scares Me  
Role Models Father Joe Okumu, Jimmy Carter, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr  
Quotation “Let yourself be silently drawn
By the stronger pull of what you really love.”
-- Rumi, Sufi Mystic, 1207-1273
Movies Hatari!, Dances with Wolves, Peaceful Warrior, The Moses Code  
TV Shows  
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    Dec 19, 2008 2:48 PM

    Mark J. (7)

    My new blog is up in the Human Rights section, under Causes & News. Check it out here.

    Dec 14, 2008 2:34 PM

    Mark J. (7)

    Please read my weekly blog in Human Rights, under Causes and News.

    Dec 11, 2008 2:51 PM

    Mark J. (7)

    If you'd like to preview (or better yet, order) my book, "Picturing Hope", click here.

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