Meditations on Non-Violence to the Self.

There are three simultaneous aspects of non-violence: Non-violence to the self. Interpersonal Non-Violence Global Grassroots Non-Violence (Of course, these are not my own inventions but are borrowed from another's paradigm.) Simultaneous...occurring at the same time, which means they are interconnected. Which means they affect each other - both positively and negatively correlated. So...when does non-violence …

Non-Violence, Not Complacency

The biggest misconception about non-violent action is that it's passive; that it's akin to just letting the beatings, rapes, genocides, racism, sexism, and all the sadism of war just pass on by without ever lifting a finger to stop it. That it reflects the mentality of, 'it's either you or me brother, and WOO, I …

Johnny B. Good..

"When did you first hear God call you his beloved daughter in who He was well pleased?" , When John asked this at the retreat my response was audible - it was a snort. The thought that very quickly followed was, 'Never.' Yet I've been returning to this question repeatedly in the weeks we've left …