Category Archives: Champions of peace

Guidelines for Living a Spiritual Life ©

by Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. Awareness I resolve to be more aware and responsive to the spiritual dimensions of my being and my nature. I intend to accept and to embrace the self-evident truth that the very life force that is … Continue reading

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A POETICS OF PEACE

by  Stefan Schindler Autumn comes; the leaf falls from the tree. Does the leaf release itself? Or does the tree release the leaf? The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind. …………………………………………     Beauty before me; beauty behind … Continue reading

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These are our children, Part 3

By Deryal Yuksel Note from Kathie MM: This is the final installment of Deryal’s photo essay, which introduced us to Hasan, Hatun, Hanna, and  Ali, Syrian refugees who currently live in Istanbul, Turkey. Please look at their faces, hear their words. feel their … Continue reading

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These are our children, Part 2

By Deryal Yuksel In last Wednesday’s post , we introduced you to Hasan, Hatun, Hanna, and Ali, child refugees from Aleppo, Syria, who currently live in Istanbul, Turkey. Their story continues in this photo essay. Unfortunately, most refugees experience indifference and neglect. We … Continue reading

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