Posts Tagged ‘peacebuilding’

March 6th, 2012 - 11:02 pm § in Reflection & Rumination

Bad guys, good guys, and the people in between

On Invisible Children's latest Kony2012 campaign: What does "the founder's inability to just 'stay' with Jacob in that dark, low moment" [when he talks about how much he misses his slain brother] say about the organization's approach?[...]

November 11th, 2011 - 9:15 am § in Poetry Pause

Friday’s Poetic Pause: “The Place Where We Are Right” by Yehuda Amichai’s Friday feature! Sharing “The Place Where We Are Right,” a poem by Yehuda Amichai[...]

September 16th, 2011 - 6:46 am § in Poetry Pause

Friday’s Poetic Pause: “Give Us Our Peace” by Langston Hughes's Friday feature! Sharing “Give Us Our Peace,” a poem by Langston Hughes, and featuring the poet, Daniel Carlton, who will be performing at Solar Sister's Illuminate Event in NYC on September 18th.[...]

August 5th, 2011 - 6:40 am § in Uncategorized

Behind the Barricades, There Is Happiness

Richard Moore, founder of Children in Crossfire in Derry, Ireland, discusses the figurative blind spots for many people as they become involved in aid work. Richard, who was literally blinded by a British soldier at the age of 10, also discusses the value of community and the power of vulnerability.[...]

July 26th, 2011 - 6:34 am § in Poetry Pause, Uncategorized

Delights of the Green Isle

Highlights from my conversations with the great people I was able to connect with in Ireland – Alessandra Pigni, Richard Moore, Hans Zomer and Clare Mulvany – and thoughts on the opening of the Derry Peace Bridge.[...]