The customer waves me over. Sizing me up he says: you’re new here, aren’t you? No, I say, almost a year. Hmmm, don’t know ya, but that’s okay, got something to tell ya. My name’s...
July 24, 2013 by Jo-Ann Svensson Under fun and games, guns, jo-ann svensson, peace, violence Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on It’s All Fun and Games
For me, discussing ‘creating peace’ without naming ‘ending violence’ would be to jump to solution while neglecting to acknowledge there is a problem. It would at least be misleading,...
January 17, 2013 by Nicole Shaw Under altruism, bullying, classism, create, ending violence, nicole shaw, patriarchy, peace, racism, sexism Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Ending Violence: Creating Peace
Ramblings of an Old Flower Child: Stepping Up for Peace
Do you want peace in your world? Really? If so, what do you think it would take to achieve that? Does your answer revolve around...
January 10, 2013 by Helena Green Under peace, Ramblings of an Old Flower Child Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Stepping Up for Peace
In this song, Elvis Costello laments the ‘darkness of insanity’ that surrounds us. Happily though, it seems that for an increasing number of us, peace is the main item on the menu...
January 7, 2013 by Catriona OCurry Under catriona o'curry, love, peace, understanding Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace Love & Understanding?
In her book Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert experiences the raw pleasures of delving one-pointedly into food, spiritual devotion and passionate love. While this was a paid writing...
November 6, 2011 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under christine goyer-swift, meditation, mind, peace, serenity Posted in SPIRIT | Comments Off on One-Pointedness
Imagine that you are standing under a waterfall. The water pounds down on your head and shoulders and pins your feet to the ground. The steady rush of water feels good. At times, it...
July 31, 2011 by John Ptacek Under awareness, john ptacek, mindfuless, peace Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on A Step Away From Peace
I support freedom, but not war.
There’s an episode of The Simpsons where Apu takes his American citizenship exam. The proctor asks him what the cause of the American Civil War was....
November 12, 2010 by Clay McLeod Under holocaust, injustice, peace, poppy, remembrance day, war Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
Being Present in the Human Condition
The biggest blessing that I receive in working as a counsellor is my own personal development. It goes like this:
I understand that part of...
September 24, 2010 by Helena Green Under ego, green, helena, peace, perception, presence Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Ramblings: Being Present
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