Understanding Community as Communing

2018-06-21T09:14:40+00:00

An extract from 'Peacefulness: Being Peace and Making Peace', chapter four from Scherto Gill. "In this chapter I explore a different way of understanding community – community as communing and focus the discussion on those conceptions of community that stress the relational nature of our being."

Understanding Community as Communing 2018-06-21T09:14:40+00:00

Peace within oneself and all of creation – an indigenous perspective

2018-06-08T12:51:15+00:00

Although this lakota word, WOLOKOLKICIAPI, might be defined by the title of this chapter, the translation is insufficient to capture what it truly means to the people whose language stems from the landscape of their ancestors. Nonetheless, it serves here as a guide for understanding the idea of inner peacefulness. It helps teach us about what conditions can bring us to it and then how to breathe it into all our relations.

Peace within oneself and all of creation – an indigenous perspective 2018-06-08T12:51:15+00:00

Towards inner-outer peace: Cultivating spirituality and relationship

2018-06-01T12:38:43+00:00

By Maureen Goodman: "Asked to consider the connection between inner and outer peacefulness, I have reflected on that which I know best – my own work within the Brahma Kumaris and the work of my sisters and brothers."

Towards inner-outer peace: Cultivating spirituality and relationship 2018-06-01T12:38:43+00:00