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Myths About Compassion

Many times,the biggest thing that stops us for being compassionate is ourselves. We tell ourselves little stories, reasons about why we’re not or cant be compassionate. 383 more words

Socialization

The Art of Nonviolence

Boy, how wrong was I to think violence was the way. How prideful, fearful, selfish and just plain weak to think that any type of violence was the answer. 1,079 more words

Subversive Jesus

In my last post, I said that Jesus explains God to us. If we want to know what God is like, we look at Jesus.  1,037 more words

Christianity

RESISTANCE – Resistance to Trump

Over at Blogging Heads, Robert Wright talks with Erica Chenoweth, a student of non-violent resistance who is Professor & Associate Dean for Research at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. 528 more words

Politics

Ahimsa so far....

Ahimsa so far….

I really think that everything is in the intention. Intention brings awareness and awareness sprouts knowledge.

Just being aware every day that I am researching, practicing and observing the practice of ahimsa has given me tremendous insight into how often I cling to such fleeting moments and let them aggravate me.  590 more words

Why Pope Francis’s World Day of Peace message is such a breakthrough

by Terrence Rynne

The following essay was written by Dr. Terrence Rynne, who was one of the attendees of the April 2016 Nonviolence & Just Peace conference… 425 more words

Nonviolence

What good is protesting anyway?

“So what good is protesting anyway?”

A legitimate question I hear now, and from “both sides of the aisle,” “opponents” and “compatriots” alike.” I have heard this question a lot these days.  1,837 more words

Politics