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Radical Philosophy and the Free Alabama Movement

By Lisa Guenther/From Truth Out

Last summer, thousands of prisoners in California launched a 60-day hunger strike to protest and transform oppressive policies in the California Department of Corrections. 1,122 more words

Opposites: A Humourous Approach to Balancing Acts

Yin and yang, dark and light, soft and hard, cold and hot, female and male. Working with these opposing characteristics everyday makes the world go round and mat practice interesting. 959 more words

Philosophy

8 Tips to Making Peace a Habit

Why is peace so elusive? There is no one answer to this question; however, it is true that peace starts within ourselves. If each of us actively strive for peace, I think having peace in our lives isn’t such an impossible dream. 906 more words

Philosophy

Day One...Ahimsa, it means to not injure

Thirty minute timer starts….now.

Violence, Fear, and Dropping it All.

This morning I woke up to a text from my friend Erin:

And she hadn’t even seen my early AM (or some would name it as late PM) blog post. 845 more words

Healing

A Commitment to Compassion

For most Christians, this week is a week for reflection. In line with that practice, I am renewing my commitment to compassion. It is not easy, but nothing good and lasting ever comes easy, right? 244 more words

Philosophy

Good Friday Prayer at Lockheed Martin

Prayers for conversion of our hearts and conversion of our warmaking Empire 

About 50 people gathered at Lockheed Martin in Sunnyvale, CA to reflect and pray about the consequences of war and empire to the earth and all life on the earth. 151 more words

Nonviolence

Just Jesus

Just Jesus

I just received the inspiration for what I am about to write from a post on the Fellowship of Reconciliation’s (of which I am a member) website… 888 more words