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When houseguests of all sorts are radically welcomed, then we have a chance at peace

This #thankyouthursday, I am grateful for houseguests. Specifically, I am grateful for the understanding that houseguests are meant to be welcomed, no matter who they are. I am in part referring to the Rumi poem I hope you are already familiar with the words of “The Guest House,” but just in case you’re not I will place […]

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Satyagraha is a force for love and all of us can live it

Satyagraha is a Sanskrit term Gandhi coined in support of nonviolence, and I want it to be my life. Pursuing a desire for nonviolence This past weekend, Greenpeace hosted a workshop on nonviolent resistance, and as soon as I heard about it (via Marianne Williamson’s weekly livestream), I knew I ought to attend. Because while I don’t particularly […]

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We can have faith in the cloudy times as well as the clear ones, especially when we take loving action

Faith in the future has saved me before. “I have faith in the future I cannot see” is an affirmation that was important to me during an incredibly challenging time. In the midst of turmoil, I had no idea how anything could possibly turn out okay. And yet I was desperate for things to turn […]

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