Category: Social Justice

A Prayer for Women and Survivors

By Ellie Wilber God, We feel afraid, angry, and powerless. We are hearing, from so many voices, that we do not have value in this society. That if we speak up we will not...

Violence and History

All who affirm the use of violence admit it is only a means to achieve justice and peace. But peace and justice are nonviolence…the final end of history. Those who abandon nonviolence have no...

Living With Terror

By Elrena Evans “Three babies and two adults were injured after being stabbed in a private day care facility in Queens early Friday, officials said.” ~ New York Post, 9/21/2018 “An employee…fatally shot three...

The Role of Community

There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community. ~ M. Scott Peck

Our Duty

Peace is not the product of terror or fear. Peace is not the silence of cemeteries. Peace is not the silent result of violent repression. Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution of all to...

How Can We Achieve Peace?

Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity...