Standing Rock Valor and King’s 2nd Principle of Nonviolence

The idea with nonviolence social action is is to change peoples’ minds about validity of an unjust law by taking a principled stand for justice, fueled by love, putting your bodies in harm’s way if necessary, to bring forth justice. The underlying principle is Love – and the people taking actions of “civil” disobedience are to act from a place of love…connected to the Divine Source by whatever name or none… whatever their opponent does. This takes a good deal of self-discipline, training and community-building.

Living and Learning in Amritapuri, India: December 1-4, 2016 — Living, Learning and Letting Go – re-blog Thank you karuna for sharing the peace of this special place on earth with the rest of us.

Surrounded in Beauty Amma’s ashram is located on a peninsula between the the Arabian Sea and the backwaters. The view from my room is of the backwaters. The photo above is of the Arabian Sea, which is a five minute walk from my flat. A Fascinating View of Construction When I returned to my room […]…

Really? 118 Unfinished Drafts? Yup…

Well, I get a good idea. I start to write about it and then my inner critic goes to work on me, blasting me with … “It lacks transitions” or “What’s the point you’re trying to make here, Gerry?”  or “Who cares about that anyway? I start to edit. I know, I shouldn’t edit until…