A Valentine’s Day Like No Other

A Valentine’s Day Like No Other By Siegrid Raible It was a strange Valentine’s Day. It was February 14, 2018 near the end of a sunny school day when fourteen students and three teachers at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, lost their lives to a young man with an...

Event: “Calling the Phoenix” Learning toward Transcending Political and ‘Natural’ Disasters

WHEN: April 7, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm WHERE: United Nations Church Center 777 UNITED NATIONS PLAZA NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA Pasos Peace Museum and the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) invite you to hear Amada Benavides de Pérez, President of the Foundation for Peace Education (Fundacíon...

Words Matter

Words Matter By Siegrid Raible On January 15, 2018 we honored the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I attended a church service both to celebrate Dr. King’s life and also to share with members of the church the deep concern we had for a fellow church member who had been detained by...

December, A Month of Darkness and Light

December, A Month of Darkness and Light By Siegrid Raible It is mid-December in the seventeenth year of the twenty-first century and many of us are, or if we are not at this moment, will be, taking stock of our lives. We will spend the remaining days of the year making a mental list of what we need to do to...

Thanksgiving 2017

Thanksgiving 2017 By Siegrid Raible I have been struggling with what passes as news in America these days – one mass murder event after another.  We began October with one American shooting other Americans at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas, Nevada; 59 people were murdered and 546 others were wounded. We...

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