Tag Archives: Nonviolence

The Spinning Wheel #2: Love as a Practice

  “Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” ― Mother Teresa Spiritual teacher, Eknath Easwaran, maintains that love is a skill that all of us can… read more

Syria on the Brink: Can Nonviolence Bring Her Back?

Petaluma, California – When the Arab Spring was initiated by Mohammed Bouazizi’s self-immolation last year in Tunisia, it ignited longings for freedom throughout the region; more than that, it took hold of the creative imaginations of non-violent activists and millions of dissatisfied individuals around the world. Has this hope ground to a halt with the… read more

Occupy 2.0: The Great Turning

by Michael Nagler………Originally published at Yes! Magazine  on April 5, 2012 The spinning wheel, and the spinning wheel alone, will solve the problem of the deepening poverty of India. —Mahatma Gandhi Anyone who thinks consumption can expand forever on a finite planet is either insane or an economist. —E.F. Schumacher   After a roaring start,… read more

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-04-01

Want major inspiration? Come listen to Narayan Desai talk about living with Gandhi on April 12… … http://t.co/eLRZqHus # http://t.co/zer2bWNw http://t.co/y4JMWyKu # http://t.co/lM2iqWE4 http://t.co/QFYFm0B7 # I posted a new photo to Facebook http://t.co/mR6SVP7o #… read more

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-03-25

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-03-18

We met with Jawdat Said last night and he is AMAZING. A truly leading voice for nonviolence in our troubled… http://t.co/XldEagW8 # http://t.co/s6WGeIOX http://t.co/6VdfhuNL # http://t.co/JtuI6dDH http://t.co/txYfHZxC # Syria on the Brink: Can Nonviolence Bring Her Back? (Sunday March 18, Monday March 19). … http://t.co/MB8ngicF # Check out our latest e-mail newsletter: http://t.co/MB8ngicF # http://t.co/hlQY3HmM… read more

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-03-11

http://t.co/gsQUnQLm http://t.co/h5LY8PrX # Around petaluma this sunday? join us for courageous cinema: http://t.co/gsQUnQLm # I posted a new photo to Facebook http://t.co/POaiTaeU # http://t.co/3YH1Z54V! http://t.co/NbCFMdQ8 # http://t.co/KTQ5vmZ1 # http://t.co/KTQ5vmZ1 http://t.co/YzxjPaAP # DEMOCRATIC WOMANISM BY ALICE WALKER Wangari Maathai: who remembered the beautiful bountifulness of her land… http://t.co/CZ5g2BDf # Democratic Womanhood: by Alice Walker Wangari Maathai:… read more