Posts Tagged “nonviolence”

The Mother of Mother’s Day

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The Mother of Mother’s Day

By Eileen Fleming The genesis of Mother’s Day in the U.S.A. began with Anna Jarvis, an Appalachian homemaker who organized for a day to raise awareness of poor health conditions in her community.   Fifteen years later, Julia Ward Howe, a Boston poet, pacifist, suffragist, and author of the lyrics to the “Battle Hymn of…

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Women Peacemakers to Cross the DMZ in Korea

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Women Peacemakers to Cross the DMZ in Korea

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate Why are we planning to walk across the DEMILITARIZED ZONE (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea? Almost two years ago, when Christine Ahn proposed international women peacemakers walk across the De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) which separates North and South Korea as an important action to help support Korean women…

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Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire with Love Peace and Nonviolence

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Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire with Love Peace and Nonviolence

Saturday’s email included one from Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire who concluded with “Lots of love, Mairead” and as we read her; we recalled this quote attributed to Jimi Hendrix: When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. Mairead’s email contained: PRESENTATION TO NOBEL SUMMIT, ROME, ITALY 12TH DECEMBER,…

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