Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day Special: A Profile in Activism

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  by Kathie MM In a chart in a recent post entitled 100 Living Peace and Justice Leaders, the characteristics attributed to peace and justice leaders and models included: nonviolence, inspiration, tolerating struggle, empathy & compassion, integrity, courage, and a … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day messages for peace

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Today is Valentine’s Day, a day to embrace love over hate, non-violence over death and destruction, peace over war. Many groups that embrace an ethic of peace and social justice focus some of their creative energy and dedication to Valentine’s … Continue reading

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What is V-Day?

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You probably know what V-E  Day and V-J Day are—they commemorate victory in Europe and victory in Japan at the end of World War II. But it is simply V-Day that may prove to be more important in the long … Continue reading

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A bouquet of stories: Valentines for peace

For the second Valentine’s day in the life of Engaging Peace, we want to re-share some posts that have been among the wonderful gifts our readers have given us.  The following selection focuses on messages of peace and love. (1) … Continue reading

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