Monthly Archives: August 2012

Embracing Understanding

I recently read an account by a psychologist working in non-violence who met with two street gangs to prevent them from killing one another.   In asking them to articulate their feelings and needs, their first impulse was to accuse the other group … Continue reading

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Embracing Spirit and Life

There is much talk today suggesting  that we are on the brink of something–either a profound new way of being together or utter destruction.  We hear human interest stories.  Someone went the extra mile to help another in need.  People everywhere caring about another, bringing peace … Continue reading

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Embracing the Wellspring

Although I don’t have many chances to hike in the mountains,  the times I have gone hiking have been wonderful adventures:  exquisite fresh air, climbing higher and higher,  feeling the earth with each step, mountain flowers and water, animals of … Continue reading

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Embracing Peace

Years ago during a tumultuous time in our country and the world,  thousands of people joined together to sing 9 words over and over:  “All we are saying, is give peace a chance.”  The words express belief that we have within … Continue reading

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Embracing Bread

On Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 9:14AM my Dad transitioned from this life to the next.  During the last month of his life Dad had many experiences which indicated he had one foot in this life and one foot in the next … Continue reading

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