Category Archives: nonviolence

Moonset

I watch the moon set behind the rainforest, it is a 6am commute into the city, October Humming and warm, I drive on concrete past cedars skimming a mile of water, with just the hum of the wheels and car … Continue reading

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The American Dream: the cheese ball in my belly

Forgive me if I tire of “The American Dream”. I know today is not a good day to articulate this, inauguration day. ¬†Feel free to click your imaginary “unlike” button in your head or move on if you need to… … Continue reading

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Barriers to peace: a Conversation with UN Ambassador Chowdhury

Well THAT was a great way to start a Monday! This is what my FB post was this morning after an inspiring conference call this morning with UN Ambassador Chowdhury, the primary mover behind the United Nation’s effort to create … Continue reading

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Be The Change 101

On September 21, I watched my time closely. I didn’t want to miss noon. At 12pm, I sent an email to my colleagues and husband, and paused for a moment of silence and prayer. It was International Day of Peace. … Continue reading

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Our most Vulnerable Moment: 9/11, the flag, and losing our innocence

I was living in a 1950’s brick house in Ballard, a quiet Seattle neighborhood that feeds into the inland waters of Puget Sound. On that day, the breeze smelled clammy and the persistent salmon-stealing sea lion, Herschel, was braying as … Continue reading

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Jesus and non-violence: some thoughts for progressive faith people

A little disclaimer here. What began as a remembrance of Rachel Corrie, the young woman who was killed by a bulldozer as she was defending a Palestinian home from demolition became a musing about “the progressive/liberal church.” Yesterday was the … Continue reading

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