Entries tagged with “Peace”

Music Review: Winds of Samsara

Winds of SamsaraRicky Kej & Wouter Kellerman Revolution Studios/Kellerman MusicNonviolence and world peace are themes gently blowing through Winds of Samsara, the beautifu…

Pacifist in the War Zone

Everyone has buttons that can be pressed, and I have one as big as a family-size pizza: war. I rail about state-supported murder; aiming and shooting at or bombing other humans; th…

Peace & Harmony vs. Reality

I'm in India as part of a Peace & Harmony conference in honor of the 150th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's birth. His Holiness the Dalai Lama and I both spoke to the gathering o…

Peace Is a Choice

I started doing yoga and diving into mystical practices at the age of 12. I also was a Methodist. The combination of these Eastern and Western practices fueled my desire to know Go…

Peace Lessons From A War Horse

Could you teach a peace-loving and exquisitely sensitive animal to carry you across a battlefield into enemy fire? What would that teach you? A true story …

Peacemaking the Navajo Way

How I fell in love with the depth of the Navajo people and the cultural values they have developed—and how their system of Peacemaking could be a gift to the world.

Podcast: Oren Jay Sofer on Leading with Presence

A thoughtful discussion about nonviolent communication, curiosity, and care in our relationships to ourselves, others, and the world.

The Commons: Create First Nations Day

Grandma Agnes Baker Pilgrim, 91, was about to fly to Amsterdam and then on to Africa with her International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, so I knew the oldest living Takel…

The Eye-Twitch Path to Peace

Two months before my 38th birthday, I was offered the job of my lifetime: joining the marketing and management consulting staff of a large, well-regarded international consulting g…

The Heart of Money: What has happened to America?

I can’t breathe. What has happened to America? How could Donald Trump get elected? I am so horrified and sad when I think about the next four years.Paul Sutherland: Trump and the 4…

The Practicing Mind

By Thomas M. SternerThomas Sterner is an accomplished musician who, as a child, practiced his instruments without much enjoyment. Though he became proficient, it wasn’t until he wa…

The Secret to Radically Transforming Your Practice & Life

I grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, celebrating my 7th birthday and coming into the age of reason during the summer of the Detroit riots. There was this unspoken fear and concern …

The Very Best Way to Pray for Peace

How a CIA analyst began an interfaith quest for citizen diplomacy

White Supremacy and Judaism: A Response

After the terrorist attack in El Paso, Rabbi Rami is asked about the Tree of Life Synagogue murders.

Why We Are All Essentially Good

The most important thing for me now is reminding people that they are good. We are all essentially good. That is why we admire people like Mother Teresa or Nelson Mandela so much. …