Peace and Anti-War

Your Invitation to an Energy Transmission/Prayer for Freedom

Your Invitation to an Energy Transmission/Prayer for Freedom

As you are likely aware, some of the people in power (or as I prefer to say “like to think they are in power”) never seem satisfied with what they have. They are obsessed with making money and gaining even more power, and asserting control. Think of these people as the ones who like: the Trans-Pacific Partnership; endless wars (because they make money and get laws passed that get them more control); and knowing everything about you and controlling everything you do. This is part of the “Patriarchal” mentality that has been with us for quite some time. This energy transmission/prayer seeks to go against those efforts. Most of us, irrespective of our religious beliefs or level of commitment to one or another religion, know how to pray. You have likely prayed for yourself and your loved ones at one time or another in your life. Hopefully, you have made prayer a regular part of your life.

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How Israeli Women Are Fighting War With Peace

Posted by on March 7, 2015 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace and Anti-War with 0 Comments
How Israeli Women Are Fighting War With Peace

Women Wage Peace (WWP) activists are uniting Israeli women with the hopes of changing the “war culture”.

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Empathy – Our Power to Melt Separation

Empathy – Our Power to Melt Separation

Empathy allows us to make a psychic and emotional connection with another person, to actually enter into their mind-space. The separateness between you and the other person fades away. Your ‘self-boundary’ melts away, so that in a sense – or to an extent – you become them.

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Imprisoned Pastor Visited by Father; Guards Let Them Pray, Worship for Hours

Imprisoned Pastor Visited by Father; Guards Let Them Pray, Worship for Hours

Last week, imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini was able to see his father while in an Iranian prison, and the two were able to pray and worship together for hours without intervention, according to his wife Naghmeh.

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A Brave & Brilliant Way To Heal Your Broken Heart (Video)

A Brave & Brilliant Way To Heal Your Broken Heart (Video)

The thing is, whether apart or together, peace can only come if we are willing – truly willing – to see, hear and feel the other person. And remember, being ‘right’ offers no peace. Understanding the other person however, does.

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Muslims Protect Jews by Forming “Ring of Peace” Around Synagogue

Posted by on February 21, 2015 in Activism, Conscious Living, Inspirational, Peace and Anti-War with 0 Comments
Muslims Protect Jews by Forming “Ring of Peace” Around Synagogue

In the wake of last week’s attack on a Copenhagen synagogue, a group of young Muslims in Norway have organized a Shabbat “Ring of Peace” around an Oslo synagogue to, in the words of its 17-year-old organizer, “extinguish the prejudices people have against Jews and against Muslims.”

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We Refuse To Be Enemies – How Arabs & Israelis Are Uniting for Peace

Posted by on February 15, 2015 in Conscious Living, Peace and Anti-War with 1 Comment
We Refuse To Be Enemies – How Arabs & Israelis Are Uniting for Peace

The “We refuse to be enemies” movement has the participation of Arabs, Israelis and Israeli Arabs united in their longing for peace. The slogan has turned into an international social media campaign against the unnecessary deaths in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the need for peace in the region.

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Unifying the Global Peace Movement – Challenges and Solutions

Posted by on February 14, 2015 in Conscious Living, Peace and Anti-War with 0 Comments
Unifying the Global Peace Movement – Challenges and Solutions

There are shiny examples of individuals acting as soldiers of peace within the peace movement. But collectively, as a movement, we need to re-evaluate the methods we use and the firmness we carry. To finally accept the cost in our hearts, we need to pay for the abolition of all weapons, whether of mass destruction or conventional, to finally abolish war itself before war abolishes us.

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Refusing To Wage War – At Home and Abroad

Posted by on December 25, 2014 in Conscious Living, Peace and Anti-War with 0 Comments
Refusing To Wage War – At Home and Abroad

Two New York City police officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, were shot — assassinated — as they sat in their patrol car this past weekend. Let the needlessness of their deaths rip our hearts open. Let the humanity come first.

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ALL Lives Matter (Including the Police) – Julie Borowski

Posted by on December 22, 2014 in Conscious Living, Peace and Anti-War with 0 Comments
ALL Lives Matter (Including the Police) – Julie Borowski

It’s shocking that it even has to be said, but apparently it does: “All Lives Matter.” Not just black lives or police lives. All murder is bad. There is no morally authorized form of premeditated murder no matter what story you tell yourself.

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Protest Movements Growing in Sophistication and Effectiveness

Protest Movements Growing in Sophistication and Effectiveness

The movement for social, economic and environmental justice has built a foundation on which to grow. People mobilizing can build their power and shape the future.

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The Humane Interrogation Technique That Actually Works

The Humane Interrogation Technique That Actually Works

A study finds that confessions are four times more likely when interrogators adopt a respectful stance toward detainees and build rapport, instead of torturing.

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The Rumours are True… I’m Easy – Farhana Dhalla

The Rumours are True… I’m Easy – Farhana Dhalla

I’m Easy. Well, not THAT kind of easy … although, in my 20’s… For a long time now I have been noticing that we reward ‘all that is difficult’. Like, “I studied hard for that exam” and, “It was a rough week” and, “I pulled an all nighter to get this project together for my […]

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Colombia “Fights” Guerrillas With Love & (Christmas) Light — and It’s Working!

Posted by on December 11, 2014 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Love, Peace and Anti-War, Videos with 1 Comment
Colombia “Fights” Guerrillas With Love & (Christmas) Light — and It’s Working!

Colombia is a lovely country, but it is also a country where the F.A.R.C. guerrilla movement has incited violence for over 50 years. Ad executive there, Jose Miguel Sokoloff sadly points out, “In my lifetime, I have never lived one day of peace in my country.” In this Ted Talk, Sokoloff shares the inspired, compassionate, […]

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MUST READ: Parenting and Guilt – Farhana Dhalla

MUST READ: Parenting and Guilt – Farhana Dhalla

  I Am Enough. A couple of years ago I logged into my infrequently used Twitter account one day and found a flurry of messages congratulating me on my nomination. Nomination for what??? Apparently I had been nominated for a FIERCE Woman Award. I was touched that the nomination was in the category most meaningful for […]

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