Pauliann Long, LCSW-C




Three Ways To Be A Peacemaker In A Time of Hatred

After the tragic events that happened last week, and over the last several weeks in our country, we felt that this article was in need of a share. Please take a look and have hope!

Three Ways To Be A Peacemaker In A Time of Hatred
“In the face of escalating hatred and violence that is tearing at the seams of our country, many of us are left wondering how to be a peacemaker. How can we counteract the anger and violence without engaging in further attack? How do we unleash the power of peace?
Beneath all the xenophobia, Islamophobia, homophobia, racism and sexism we are witnessing lies a fundamental misunderstanding about reality: that something called separateness exists.
The question is, how do we respond to this erroneous idea without engaging in the same posture of attack that such an idea engenders? I am going to suggest three ways, based on the principles of nonviolence.”

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