Category Archives: Weaponry


by Doe West [note from Kathie: this is post 2 in a four part series  by Dr, Doe West, award-winning psychologist and pastor. ] At times like this [in the wake of the latest mass killing], we,  Christians and others, … Continue reading

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By Doe West Note from Kathie: Dr. Doe West, member of the Engaging Peace Board of Directors, Psychologist, and Counselor, is also a pastor.  The next few posts will focus on her sermon on Sunday October 8, 2017, a week … Continue reading

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Dear Chairman Kim Jung-un

by Lewis Randa, Director, The Peace Abbey What follows is a letter for President Donald Trump to consider sending to Chairman of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kim Jung-un. Please feel free to add, edit, or delete and submit … Continue reading

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Begging for War

By Robert C. Koehler “There are no good options,” Brian Williams said the other night on MSNBC, launching a discussion about North Korea with the implication that war—maybe nuclear war—is the only solution to the problem it represents. We’ve been … Continue reading

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