Category Archives: Peace Army

The Birth of American Music

Produced by Andy Mills and Annie Brown [ 1619 podcast ] 1619 Podcast, emerged on the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American Slavery. A NYTimes collaboration that “aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and … Continue reading

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Life

by Rabindranath Tagore (Poet) I shall not ever easily forget, My heart shall fill up with life, Even in death, lies hidden That endless life In the lightning and thunder, your flute plays, But that is no ordinary tune, I … Continue reading

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The Eyes Are Useless When the Mind Is Blind

by Carlos Mora Molina We invite you to a very unique evening of Meditation & Mindfulness. Our special guest, Carlos Mora, will guide you on an experiential journey of the senses with Mindfulness techniques he has learned through 20 years … Continue reading

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In Eyes Of God, We’re All Minorities

by Barbara Brown Taylor Krister Stendahl, former dean of Harvard Divinity school, told a reporter shortly before his death in 2008, “In the eyes of God, we are all minorities. That’s a rude awakening for many, who have never come … Continue reading

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Tender-Hearted Ones

By Eileen and the In-betweens Lovers & Fighters (lyrics below) You better believe there’s cracks in the cement,Capitalism just came and wentYou better believe there’s cracks in the cement,Patriarchy just came and went This world is for the lovers and … Continue reading

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We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical (2020)

by Amy Schatz, Diane Kolyer, Sara Rodriguez (Producers) Meditation & Movie Awakin Circle Every year in Oakland, CA, hundreds of pre-K through 12th grade students compete in the Martin Luther King Oratorical Festival, performing a mix of published and original … Continue reading

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The Serviceberry: An Economy of Abundance

By Robin Wall Kimmerer [As Robin Wall Kimmerer harvests serviceberries alongside the birds, she considers the ethic of reciprocity that lies at the heart of the gift economy. How, she asks, can we learn from Indigenous wisdom and ecological systems to … Continue reading

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How Important Is the Truth?

by [Priest] Matthew Fox To grasp what is happening in [the United States of ] America at this time, it might be good to first meditate on Truth. *No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as … Continue reading

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Victory Speech

by Kamala Harris “Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, … Continue reading

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I Hope

by Resistance Revival Chorus, Meah Pace By Resistance Revival Chorus which is a collective of more than 60 women, and non-binary singers,  who join together to breath joy and song into the resistance, and to uplift and center women’s voices. … Continue reading

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