Category Archives: Peace

Labor Day 2007

  crit-crit … crit-crit … I finally notice the sound and lazily look up from my book. Lazily, because I’m out in the quiet of my patio reading,  the bright sun warming my skin – my arms, my head, my face, my legs – … Continue reading

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peace moments

  The traffic light flips from red to green. The light of the day seems to radiate with softness;  bright and full, but not harsh. Looking through the windshield, the sky is a perfect blue (nearly the color of this … Continue reading

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peace on, in and above earth

    It’s been ages since I blogged and I really shouldn’t even be here right now. (I’m supposed to be packing for a trip.) Work has become incredibly busy the last two weeks, my responsibilities have been expanded, I’m learning a … Continue reading

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peace always in all ways

  The Season for Non-Violence ends today, April 4, the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In commemoration, James Twyman is performing at the UN Church Center to celebrate the lives of Gandhi and King, … Continue reading

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non-violence in daily life

  The list of 64 Daily Commitments to Live By includes a number of different practices. For example: Today, I will affirm my value and worth with positive "self talk" and refuse to put myself down.Today, I will turn off anything that … Continue reading

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an unexpected purge

    I continue to try to observe the Season for Non-Violence. Last week, it seems that the Universe thought it’d be fun to test me and my commitment.   A couple of weeks ago, a driver on my laptop got corrupted, … Continue reading

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ahimsa – non-violence

  Yogic philosophy includes Yamas (disciplines) and Niyamas (observances). Ahimsa is the Yama of non-violence. Each day, we commit small acts of violence, usually without being conscious of our doing so, and often without considering that our thoughts, words or … Continue reading

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nonviolence

  I haven’t been able to post for awhile. My laptop at home caught a virus and can’t connect via DSL to the Internet, so I’m trying to take a few minutes at the end of my lunch for a … Continue reading

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season for non-violence campaign

  January 30 – April 4 is the Season for Non-Violence campaign, dedicated to raising awareness about the healing and transforming power of nonviolence, with a concert tour by James Twyman, known as the Peace Troubador.   The Season for … Continue reading

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