As part of our 'Wednesday Wisdom' series, in this article we look at 'subtle connections'. "When I see that every living being gravitates towards kindness, care, respect and honesty, even when expressed in just very small gestures, I recall that there are some basic ‘core human values’ which we all have in common."
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As part of our 'Wednesday Wisdom' series, in this article we look at 'spirituality in practise'. "Loyal and true to my word, I am steadfast in seeing things through. There is great solidity at the core of my being for I am dedicated to self-transformation."
As part of our 'Wednesday Wisdom' series, in this article we look at the 'happiness of my heart'. "True happiness in my heart gives a subtle support to everyone in my connection automatically. Simply giving by being."
As part of our 'Wednesday Wisdom' series, in this article we look at overcoming worry. "Worry comes from a position of insecurity and fear. When I feel threatened and begin to worry, my mind starts to create horror scenarios and produce a lot of thoughts at a high speed."
Sacred Activism and the Freedom to Love: The relationship between science, spirituality and sustainabilitytom 2018-10-22T20:06:46+00:00
On 4 October, another regional Spirit of Humanity Forum event in collaboration with The Schumacher Institute took place in Bristol, UK, on the initiative of Tom Stedall with the support of Jenneth Parker.
Living our values and self knowledge is key to effective action to make the world a safer place
"In September 2017 I published The Business Plan for Peace. The book demonstrates how 25 tried and tested strategies for preventing war can be scaled up and extended over 10 years, with the aim of preventing armed violence worldwide."
The Spirit Of Humanity Forum encourages leaders and change-makers at all levels to explore what it means to live from the ‘inside-out’. We are inviting people from a variety of sectors to contribute their thoughts on this theme. This is an article by Dr Scilla Elworthy.
An excerpt from 'Peacefulness: Being Peace and Making Peace'. In chapter eight of the book Steve Killelea looks at 'Positive Peace, systems thinking and the problems of our age'. You can purchase the book on Amazon.
Even if Peace is primarily a spiritual or psychological state, nevertheless, we also need to conceive of peacefulness as a set of social relations, including those that a person has with him/herself. In other words, if peacefulness is an inner state, then it will necessarily express itself relationally.
By Marianne Marstrand. Women can play a significant part in the global peace building process. In fact, women, when enabled and empowered, can be true peacemakers and there are many examples from around the world that demonstrate the importance of applying the feminine principle to peacemaking, which itself is nourished by all faith traditions.
By Joseph Milne: "One must also consider in which of the two ways the nature of the whole contains what is good and what is best, whether as something separate, itself by itself, or as the order of the whole of things.” Aristotle, Metaphysics, 1075a