Category Archives: Poetry and the arts

In Pursuit of Peace and Justice: 100 Peace & Justice Leaders and Models

By Anthony J. Marsella and Kathleen Malley-Morrison Note from Kathie MM: Enjoy this culmination of the quest in which we have engaged the past two weeks to  identify 100 examples of peace and justice leaders, illustrated with enticing and enlightening … Continue reading

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Sabbath Satori

by Stefan Schindler “Do we want to preserve the traditions – the history, prayers, rituals, and faith – which make Judaism distinctive, or do we want to become just a bunch of ethicists?” An ethicist advocates virtue, and the rabbi’s … Continue reading

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Celebrating Reverend Martin Luther King Jr’s Legacy, Part 3

By Kathie Malley-Morrison & Anthony J. Marsella The Meaning of Peace and the Criteria for Nominations to the MLK Peace & Social Justice Activist List To be hopeful in bad times … is based on the fact that human history … Continue reading

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Veterans Speak Out, Part 1

Note from Kathie MM:  This post from long-time guest author  Ross Caputi begins a new series on ending violence; his focus is on the role of veterans in promoting repair as an antidote to violence. Veterans Speak Out, Part 1 … Continue reading

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