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Did you ever? Getting to peace and social justice activism

By Kathie MM Fear, anger, discouragement, and a sense of helplessness are running rampant in this country today, and they have been charging towards this sorry state for generations. But as pointed out in our recent series of posts , there are thousands … Continue reading

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Celebrating the MLK Legacy, Part 1

  Welcome to the Land of King! by Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. Ladies and gentlemen, I write to you today from Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the birthplace and national shrine of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–1968), clergyman, civil rights leader, … 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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The Golden Rule: Eleven World Religions (and New Commentary)

By Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D   “If you seek justice, choose for others what you would choose for yourself.” (Baha’i)  “One should seek for others the happiness one derives for one self.”  (Buddhism)  “Do unto others as you would have others … Continue reading

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