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Season for Nonviolence Day 10 ~ FAITH
Gandhi/King/Chavez Seasons for Nonviolence

Season for Nonviolence Day 10 ~ FAITH

We each have a different faith, I think – a slightly different take on the unknowable mystery that nevertheless we experience. But the FAITH that behind everything there is this unlimited compassion, as John Denver says here, drives us forward in spiritual activism towards co-creating a culture of peace on the planet. 64 spiritual principles/practices for 64 … Continue reading

Season for Nonviolence Day 9 ~DREAMING
Gandhi/King/Chavez Seasons for Nonviolence

Season for Nonviolence Day 9 ~DREAMING

In my lifetime 2 men have stood out as dreamers who changed the consciousness of the world: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lennon. When violence happens anywhere in the world, they, along with Mahatma Gandhi who came before them, are the universal Avatars for peace and fairness. But because their dreams are so familiar … Continue reading

Season for Nonviolence Day 3 ~ APPRECIATION
Gandhi/King/Chavez Seasons for Nonviolence / pragmatic progressive

Season for Nonviolence Day 3 ~ APPRECIATION

Many people hold the mistaken belief that telling a “difficult person” what you appreciate about them or from them weakens your negotiating position about the difficulty. The opposite is true, it strengthens it. First rule when I learned about lobbying. Really. It is actually one of the deepest longings of human nature to be appreciated. … Continue reading