I know the expression is T.G.I.F. in honor of the end of the traditional work week, but for a while now I’ve thought I should give thanks for Monday, give thanks for the beginning of the work week. I figured … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Peace
With the protests and demonstrations in Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and elsewhere this week, I couldn’t help but share this photo. I don’t even know when or where I found it, but it’s message seems appropriate.
Valley of the Kings, or the Valley of the Gates of the Kings, Theban Hills, Egypt, May 23, 2008. [Image credit: Amy Darnell]
As I head to a Performing Artists retreat, the call to create resonates with me especially and particularly.
Josef Miles gave his mother, Patty Akrouche, an early Mother’s Day present this past weekend. I think he gave us all something quite precious. For more about Josef you can read this report from NPR. [Image credit: Patty Akrouche]
This is in response, perhaps, to a colleague looking at my office door and saying, “We might be working with a revolutionary.” “Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system.” Dorothy Day
Oh dear, another year has passed us by. Here’s to more ‘magic’ in 2012. “Here is to 2012: may we give the love we desire for ourselves, be the peace we seek in the world, and embody the grace that … Continue reading
“My sisters, my daughters, my friends– find your voice.” Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf From left to right: Tawakul Karman of Yemen, Leymah Gbowee and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipients for ‘their non-violent struggle for … Continue reading