I’m grateful to have an opportunity to be part of BLOGGERS FOR PEACE. We are many individuals who have committed to blogging about peace at least once a month.
Last month I wrote about the connection between peace and justice. As the founder of a social justice non-profit, I worked as a community organizer for twelve years. I taught about social justice movements and the skills needed to be an organizer.
Still, while thinking of what I wanted to write about PEACE, I felt a bit overwhelmed by the topic and I admit I felt a little powerless for a moment. PEACE. I think of all the harm that has been done and is being done by people who choose non-peaceful approaches to solving problems. As I acknowledge that profound hurt and trauma, it is easy to see how that can knock the wind out of any of us. But then, I get a grip and I remember what I know.
- RT @missydepino: Peaceful protest at @Starbucks by people of all colors. To the one aggressive man across the street arguing for his “white… 1 month ago
- RT @missydepino: The protest is growing outside the @Starbucks. The woman on the right in the red shirt is 90 years old and told a story ab… 1 month ago