Peace & Human Rights

The Dark Patriarchy’s War with The Goddess

The Dark Patriarchy’s War with The Goddess

Historians say that matriarchal societies were not characterized by dominance of women over men, rather they are characterized by balance between the sexes, a respect for nature and the view that the Mother Goddess is the supreme creator. The matriarchal societies of our distant past flourished from the Paleolithic era 37,000 years ago until around the last Ice Age roughly 12,000 years ago. Historians like Marija Gimbutas say that these were peaceful times were women had positions of power and high regard with family lines being traced through the women.

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13,400 of Chicago’s Homeless Had Jobs in 2017, 18,000 Had a College Education

Posted by on July 20, 2019 in Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
13,400 of Chicago’s Homeless Had Jobs in 2017, 18,000 Had a College Education

New report challenges long held stereotypes concerning homeless people in the US.

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Federal Prosecutors to Continue ‘Unconscionable Prosecution’ of Humanitarian Scott Warren for Helping Migrants

Federal Prosecutors to Continue ‘Unconscionable Prosecution’ of Humanitarian Scott Warren for Helping Migrants

Federal prosecutors in Arizona announced Tuesday that they will seek a retrial in the case of humanitarian aid volunteer Scott Warren, who could face several years in prison for providing food, water, clean clothes, and beds to migrants in the desert. #nomoredeaths #humanitarianaidisneveracrime #waternotwalls

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#NeverAgainIsNow: 36 Arrested As Hundreds of Jewish Protesters Block Road to Migrant Detention Center

#NeverAgainIsNow: 36 Arrested As Hundreds of Jewish Protesters Block Road to Migrant Detention Center

Rejecting the notion that denouncing the Trump administration’s immigrant detention centers as “concentration camps” does harm to the memory of the Holocaust, 200 Jewish people demonstrated at a facility in New Jersey Sunday evening and demanded the release of the thousands of immigrants in U.S. custody. #NeverAgainIsNow

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4 Effective Ways to Say ‘No’

4 Effective Ways to Say ‘No’

Do you find yourself grappling to find a ‘no’ and your vocabulary involuntarily slips out an unwilling ‘yes’? Do you know how to decline effortlessly? You need to read and memorize these 4 simple yet effective answers…

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Greta Thunberg and Fridays for Future Movement Win Amnesty’s Top Human Rights Award, For ‘Challenging Us All to Confront the Realities of the Climate Crisis.’

Greta Thunberg and Fridays for Future Movement Win Amnesty’s Top Human Rights Award, For ‘Challenging Us All to Confront the Realities of the Climate Crisis.’

16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and the youth-led movement she inspired were honored Friday with Amnesty International’s top human rights award.

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For Immigrants at the Border, It’s About the Children

Written by on June 9, 2019 in Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
For Immigrants at the Border, It’s About the Children

The very values that America upholds are the ones that they use to break up immigrant families and asylum seekers, both physically and emotionally.

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‘Criminalizing Compassion’: Trial Begins for Humanitarian Facing 20 Years in Prison for Giving Water to Migrants in Arizona Desert

‘Criminalizing Compassion’: Trial Begins for Humanitarian Facing 20 Years in Prison for Giving Water to Migrants in Arizona Desert

If Dr. Warren were convicted and imprisoned on these absurd charges, he would be a prisoner of conscience.

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Using The Four Agreements To Help Heal Humanity

Using The Four Agreements To Help Heal Humanity

Don Miguel’s book, The Four Agreements kept coming to mind as a I thought about the ways in which we all could be more proactive in our daily lives to help create a healthier consciousness on our planet. The Four Agreements has been read and utilized by millions of people and is the perfect tool to use to help heal humanity.

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How to Align Your Life With the Power of Focused Attention

How to Align Your Life With the Power of Focused Attention

When we make a conscious choice regarding what we think about rather than just letting our brain run rampant, a funny thing happens…you realize that you are not your thoughts! You are, rather, the observer behind them; the conscious listener per se. And you realize as well that this consciousness you are, is ever-present, and infinite and if you’re anything like me when this hit my heart, an unimaginable wave of peace will overcome you.

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Every Teacher a Peace Teacher

Written by on April 24, 2019 in Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Every Teacher a Peace Teacher

Peace and justice are not utopian dreams but real and practical ways in which humans can live and affect the world around them.

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‘In Culture, We Build Bridges, Not Walls’: World-Renowned Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Brings Bach to US-Mexico Border

Posted by on April 15, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
‘In Culture, We Build Bridges, Not Walls’: World-Renowned Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Brings Bach to US-Mexico Border

In a rebuke to the Trump administration’s cruel immigration policies and rhetoric, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma gave a performance at the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday, where he praised culture’s ability to “build bridges, not walls.” #buildbridgesnotwalls

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Dalai Lama: Compassion as the Pillar of World Peace

Dalai Lama: Compassion as the Pillar of World Peace

An article by His Holiness the Dalai Lama about the moral fabric of world peace, compassion as the pillar of world peace, and serving humanity with a kind heart.

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Good News: 29 Parents Separated From Their Kids and Deported Take Step Toward Asylum

Posted by on March 4, 2019 in Activism, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Good News: 29 Parents Separated From Their Kids and Deported Take Step Toward Asylum

After spending several hours at the U.S.-Mexico border with attorneys and immigrant rights advocates on Saturday, 29 parents separated from their children then deported under President Donald Trump’s so-called “zero tolerance” policy were allowed to take a crucial step toward applying for asylum and reuniting with their kids. #ReunifyFamilies

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‘We Refuse to Create Technology for Warfare and Oppression’: Microsoft Workers Demand Company End Army Contract

Posted by on February 24, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights, Technology with 1 Comment
‘We Refuse to Create Technology for Warfare and Oppression’: Microsoft Workers Demand Company End Army Contract

Declaring to chief executives that they refuse “to become war profiteers,” a group of Microsoft workers on Friday demanded the company cancel a contract with the U.S. Army that they say would “help people kill” and turn warfare into a “video game.” #stopwar

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