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#nonviolencenow!

In #nonviolencenow! I examine the 1963 Birmingham campaign commitment card, a pledge form that challenged the campaign’s “nonviolent army” of volunteers to embrace nonviolence as a way of life… 75 more words

#nonviolencenow!

Violence is Not the Answer

Today I am again reminded of how frequently people choose violence as a way of expressing anger. Two times there have been an active shooter (or the possibility of an active shooter) in a place close to me near dates that were important to me. 248 more words

General

“Do not live in the shadow of the masters for ever. Learn...

“Do not live in the shadow of the masters for ever. Learn to live in the light of your soul. Life deserves full expression.” – Amit Ray

Kindness

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Working in Conflict Affected Regions - Sri Lanka to South Sudan with my Organization & Rotary….

I was born and grew up in a small village called Pottuvil in Ampara District in Sri Lanka.  Growing up in the conflict in Sri Lanka played an instrumental role in shaping who I am today.  933 more words

“The easiest way to get touch with this universal power is...

“The easiest way to get touch with this universal power is through silent Prayer. Shut your eyes, shut your mouth, and open your heart. This is the golden rule of prayer. 18 more words

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Electric Yerevan (Seven Days That Shook Armenia)

Tonight, people are gathering once more on Baghramyan Avenue, a major street in downtown Yerevan, to continue a nonviolent demonstration against a proposed raise in electricity costs. 2,102 more words