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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

Inmates to strike in Alabama, declare prison is “running a slave empire”

Breaking: Reached in his cell, Free Alabama Movement leader tells Salon inmates will refuse work to end free labor

From Salon

Inmates at an Alabama prison plan to stage a work stoppage this weekend and hope to spur an escalating strike wave, a leader of the effort told Salon in a Thursday phone call from his jail cell. 760 more words

Crucifixion

As we approach Easter, Christians are struck with something of a dilemma. This ‘faith’ we ‘practise’ throughout the year, with a God we can identify and align with, with it’s comfortable, reassuring rituals, it’s (broadly speaking) agreed upon beliefs and structures and doctrines all suddenly, brutally, turns in on itself. 1,184 more words

Peace

Like the Earth and Sky

We sat in a large circle as this silver haired man that most of us had only met the day before told us things about ourselves that we didn’t really understand.  171 more words